Welton scores 27, St Peter's beats Boston University 80-67
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Quadir Welton scored a career-high 27 points on 10-of-12 shooting, Trevis Wyche added 16 points and Saint Peter's beat Boston University 80-67 on Monday night.
Antwon Potley had 12 points – all on 3s – and Chazz Patterson scored 11 for St. Peter's.
Patterson hit two 3-pointers and Wyche added a third to make it 30-19 with 7:04 left in the half and St. Peter's (3-2) led the rest of the way. The Terriers twice pulled within three in the second half before a 16-4 run – during which Wyche made 6-of-6 free throws and scored 10 points – gave the Peacocks a 16-point lead with 2:50 to play.
Kyle Foreman led BU (4-2) with 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting.
St. Peter's made 9 of 21 from 3-point range, committed just 10 turnovers and converted 18 Terriers turnovers into 23 points.
BU made 5 of 23 (22.7 percent) from behind the arc and just 8 of 14 (57.1 percent) free throws.