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    Roundup: John Papale, BU go the distance

    John Papale scored 16 points, including a tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation, to lead Boston University past Quinnipiac, 69-62, in overtime in Case Gym Sunday.

    Papale, a freshman guard, made 4 of 7 treys, including one with six seconds left in regulation. His second of two overtime baskets, a 3-pointer, gave the Terriers (4-6) a 61-54 lead with 3:06 remaining.

    The Bobcats (3-6) trailed, 49-45, with 1:37 left in regulation but grabbed a 52-49 lead on a 3-pointer by Zaid Hearst, a layup by Jamee Jackson, and two free throws by Garvey Young with 12 seconds left.


    D.J. Irving added 14 points, Dom Morris had 12, and Maurice Watson Jr. and Malik Thomas scored 11 each for BU, with Watson making five steals.

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    Ike Azotam had 19 points and 10 rebounds for Quinnipiac — his 20th career double-double — and Hearst had 18 points.

    Marist 94, Maine 69 — Devin Price scored a season-high 28 points and Chavaughn Lewis posted a career-best 27 as the Red Foxes (4-6) rolled past the visiting Black Bears.

     Justin Edwards scored 23 points to lead Maine (3-8), which had four of its starters score in double-figures but received just 5 points from the bench.

    Niagara 68, Vermont 58 — Antoine Mason tied his season high with 25 points to lead the host Purple Eagles (5-6) in a victory over the Catamounts.


     Brian Voelkel led Vermont (6-4) with 14 points and 10 rebounds but also had seven turnovers before fouling out with 33 seconds left.

    Illinois 66, Eastern Kentucky 53 — Brandon Paul scored 17 points, Tracy Adams added 13, and the No. 10 Illini (12-0) pulled away late to hold off the visiting Colonels (9-1).

     John Groce became only the second coach in Illinois history to win his first 12 games.

    Oklahoma St. 91, C. Arkansas 63 — Le’Bryan Nash scored 19 points, Markel Brown had 14 points and eight rebounds, and the No. 24 Cowboys (8-1) overcame a slow start to beat the visiting Bears (4-4).


    Georgia 93, Lipscomb 42 — Jasmine James and Tiaria Griffin scored 18 points apiece to lead the No. 6 Lady Bulldogs (11-0) to a home rout of the Lady Bison (1-7).


    Oklahoma St. 83, Vermont 30 — Tiffany Bias scored 18 points, leading five Oklahoma State players in double figures, and the 16th-ranked Cowgirls (8-0) cruised to a victory over the visiting Catamounts.

     Vermont (3-8) did not have anyone score in double figures; Kylie Atwood led the team with 7 points.

    URI 89, R.I. College, 60 — The Rams (5-6) got a game-high 29 points from Samantha Tabakman in a blowout of the Anchorwoman (6-3) in Kingston, R.I.