Partin, Irving lead Boston U. past Maine 77-68



ORONO, Maine (AP) — Darryl Partin scored 27 points and D.J. Irving added 23 to lead Boston University over Maine 77-68 on Wednesday night.

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

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

Partin shot 6 of 7 from 3-point range, and BU made 12 of 16 long-range shots for the game.

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. Alasdair Fraser added 14 and Justin Edwards had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Maine.