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Colgate takes bite out of BU

January 19, 2017 GMT

Will Rayman had 21 points, Sean O’Brien added 20 and Colgate knocked Boston University out of first place in the Patriot League with a 67-58 men’s basketball win last night at Case Gym.

Malcolm Regisford added 10 points and 14 rebounds for the Raiders (5-15, 3-4), who made 7-of-8 free throws in the final 33 seconds to secure the win.

The Terriers (10-9, 5-2) trailed the entire second half and got as close as 56-55 on Justin Alston’s jumper with 3:05 left. Rayman’s 3-pointer with 2:48 left made it 59-55 and the Raiders defense held after Alston cut it to 60-58 with 1:25 to go.

Eric Fanning had 21 points and 12 rebounds and Alston added 18 points and eight rebounds for BU.

In other N.E. games:

Virginia 71, Boston College 54 — Devon Hall scored 13 points and Isaiah Wilkins had 11 points and nine rebounds before heading to the bench early as the No.?16 Cavaliers (14-3, 4-2 ACC) beat the Eagles (9-10, 2-4) at Conte Forum.

Connor Tava scored 12 points with a season-high 11 rebounds for BC.

UMass 62, Saint Joseph’s 57 — Zach Lewis scored a career-high 23 points to lead the Minutemen (12-7, 2-4 Atlantic 10) to a win against the Hawks (8-9, 2-4) in Amherst.

Lewis hit 8-of-19 from the field, including 4-of-10 3-pointers. C.J. Anderson added 12 points for UMass.

Holy Cross 85, Army 76 — Karl Charles scored a career-high 24 points and the Crusaders (10-10, 4-3 Patriot) rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit to beat the Black Knights (8-11, 2-5) in West Point, N.Y.

Malachi Alexander added 18 points for Holy Cross.

Southern N.H. 95, Southern Connecticut 79 — Devin Gilligan had 30 points and 10 rebounds as the first-place Penmen (13-3, 9-2 Northeast-10) wrote off the Owls (12-6, 8-3) in Manchester, N.H.

Bentley 84, Pace 59 — Zach Gilpin (21 points) made five 3-pointers, Brandon Wheeler added 20 points and 11 rebounds and the Falcons (8-8, 5-6 NE-10) routed the Setters (5-14, 2-9) in Waltham.

Adelphi 107, Stonehill 95 — In Easton, Michael Coffey’s 30 points helped the Panthers (14-5, 7-4 NE-10) outlast the Skyhawks (10-8, 5-7), whose Ryan Logan had 21 points and 10 rebounds.

Babson 71, MIT 65 — Isaiah Nelsen scored 18 points and the Beavers (15-1, 5-0 NEWMAC), the No.?1 team in Division 3, used a 54-35 second-half advantage to rally past the Engineers (12-4, 4-1) in Cambridge.

Salem State 85, Westfield St. 68 — Tyreik McCauley (19 points) came off the bench and hit 7-of-9 shots as the first-place Vikings (11-6, 5-0 MASCAC) cruised past the Owls (5-10, 2-2) in Westfield.

Bridgewater St. 80, Worcester St. 68 — Rocky DeAndrade had 20 points, Joseph Carty added 14 with 15 rebounds and the Bears (9-8, 2-2 MASCAC) dulled the Lancers (3-13, 1-3) in Bridgewater.

Southern Maine 82, UMass-Boston 78 — Dan Powers piled up 24 points and 20 rebounds, but the Beacons (10-6, 3-3 Little East) fell to the Huskies (6-10, 1-5) in Gorham, Maine.

In AP Top 25 games:

Oklahoma 89, West Virginia 87 — Kristian Doolittle scored six of his 12 points in overtime and Jordan Woodard’s layup with 2.2 seconds left lifted the Sooners (8-9, 2-4 Big 12) to an upset of the No.?7 Mountaineers (15-3, 4-2) in Morgantown, W.Va.

Florida State 83, Notre Dame 80 — In Tallahassee, Fla., Jonathan Isaac scored 23 points, including 17 in the second half, as the 10th-ranked Seminoles (17-2, 5-1) beat the No.?15 Fighting Irish (16-3, 5-1) to move into a three-way tie atop the ACC at the one-third mark in league play.

South Carolina 57, Florida 53 — Sindarius Thornwell scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half, which started with a 14-2 run that helped the No.?24 Gamecocks (15-3, 5-0 SEC) edge the No.?19 Gators (15-4, 5-1) in Columbia, S.C.

Cincinnati 81, Temple 74 — Kyle Washington scored 10 of his 16 points in the second half and the Bearcats (16-2, 6-0) rallied for their ninth straight win, beating the Owls (10-10,1-6) in Cincinnati.

Women’s basketball

Colgate 96, BU 87 — Sarah Hope and Sophie Beaudry scored 20 points apiece and Nia Irving (13 points, 12 rebounds) had a double-double, but the Terriers (6-12, 4-3 Patriot) could not catch up to the Raiders (6-12, 3-4) in Hamilton, N.Y.

Bentley 77, Pace 51 — Jen Gemma’s 22 points and nine rebounds helped the Falcons (14-4, 10-1 Northeast-10), ranked No.?21 in Division 2, crush the Setters (9-10, 3-8) in Waltham.