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New england college roundup

Roundup: Partin shoots BU past Black Bears

Darryl Partin scored 27 points and D.J. Irving added 23 to lead Boston University past Maine, 77-68, last night in Orono.

The Terriers (6-11, 2-1 America East) trailed, 33-27, at halftime, but went on a 15-6 run in the first 3:42 of the second half. Partin’s three capped the spurt, giving BU its first lead since 1:45 into the game.

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The Terriers shot 57.7 percent in the second half (15 of 26) after going just 11 of 34 in the first (32.4 percent).

Partin was 6 of 7 from 3-point range, and BU made 12-of-16 treys. Irving added 10 rebounds and Matt Griffin 10 points for the Terriers.

Gerald McLemore led the Black Bears (8-6, 2-1) with 17 points.

Northeastern 64, Hofstra 62 - In Hempstead, N.Y., Jonathan Lee and Joel Smith combined for 40 points, and Lee’s late jumper got the Huskies (7-8, 3-2 Colonial Athletic) past the Pride (6-11, 0-5).

Hoftsra’s Nathaniel Lester (19 points) hit a layup with 41 seconds left to tie it at 62. But with 10 seconds to play, Lee scored the decisive basket on a jumper in the lane.

Lee led Northeastern with 21 points and Smith added 19 in a game that was tied nine times and had seven lead changes.

Holy Cross 73, Navy 69 - Devin Brown hit 13 of 14 free throws and scored 22 points and the Crusaders (8-8, 2-0 Patriot) topped the Midshipmen (3-13, 0-2) to earn their sixth straight home win.

Albany 86, UNH 63 - Logan Aronhalt scored 21 points and the host Great Danes (10-7, 2-1 America East), led wire-to-wire in their win over the Wildcats (5-8, 0-2), who got 13 points from Patrick Konan but dropped their third in a row.

Longwood 79, Brown 77 - Jeremiah Bowman scored on a driving layup with 2.2 seconds remaining, boosting the visiting Lancers (6-11) past the Bears (5-11).

Sean McGonagill hit a career-high six 3-pointers and finished with 30 points for Brown. Andrew McCarthy added 16 points and a career-high 19 rebounds.

G. Washington 69, Rhode Island 61 - David Pellom scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and the host Colonials (6-10, 1-2 Atlantic-10) took control with a 20-5 run midway through the second half and held off the Rams. Billy Baron scored 18 points for Rhode Island (3-14, 0-2), which missed all 15 3-point tries in the second half.

MIT 83, Coast Guard 55 - Noel Hollingsworth scored 24 points and Will Tashman added 21 points and 14 rebounds as the visiting Engineers (14-3, 3-0 NEWMAC), ranked No. 3 in Division 3, pounded the Bears (6-6, 0-3).

WPI 66, Trinity 65 - David Brown sank three free throws with 2.1 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the host Engineers (11-3), ranked 24th in Division 3, past the Bantams (9-5).

Women

BU 75, Maine 34 - Alex Young hit six 3-pointers en route to a 22-point outing and the Terriers (10-6, 3-0 America East) blew out the visiting Black Bears (3-13, 0-3).

UMass 46, Rhode Island 39 - Megan Zullo scored 20 points and the visiting Minutewomen (6-11, 1-1 Atlantic 10) erased a 6-point halftime deficit to knock off the Rams (1-16, 0-2).

Holy Cross 55, Navy 38 - Emily Parker tallied her third double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds and the visiting Crusaders (9-7, 1-1 Patriot) swamped the Midshipmen (8-8, 1-1).

Albany 60, UNH 44 - Freshman Kaylee Kilpatrick scored all of her career-high 14 points in the second half, but the visiting Great Danes (10-7, 4-0 America East) breezed past the Wildcats (8-7, 1-2).

Vermont 69, Binghamton 48 - Lauren Buschmann had 18 points and 14 boards and Tierra Shumpert came off the bench to add 17 points, lifting the host Catamounts (8-9, 2-2 America East) past the Bearcats (8-9, 2-2).

Amherst 61, Farmingdale St. 32 - Lem Atanga McCormick scored 16 points and the Lord Jeffs (13-0), ranked No. 1 in Division 3, blasted the host Rams to win a school-record 32d straight game.

Bentley 79, AIC 43 - Courtney Finn had 15 points and 11 rebounds and the visiting Falcons (13-2, 9-1 Northeast-10), ranked No. 9 in Division 2, routed the Yellow Jackets (5-9, 4-6).

Babson 70, MIT 41 - Nicki Wurdeman had 21 points and 12 rebounds and the Beavers (11-2, 5-0 NEWMAC), ranked No. 20 in Division 3, blew out the visiting Engineers (7-6, 3-4).

Men’s hockey

UNH 1, Providence 0 - Freshman Casey DeSmith turned aside all 26 shots he faced to earn his first win and shutout, helping the visiting Wildcats (7-11-2, 5-8-1 Hockey East) get past the Friars (8-9-2, 6-5-1) and end a five-game losing streak.

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