The loss drops the Wildcats to 4-10, including 1-2 in America East, while the Terriers improve to 4-10 overall and 1-1 in the conference.
Corey Lowe scored 30 points on 11-of-22 shooting, including 6-of-16 from behind the arc, for the Terriers. Eighteen of Lowe’s points came in the first half.
The Wildcats found themselves down 9-2 to begin the game after three Lowe 3-pointers. A fourth Lowe trey made it 12-6. A 14-3 Terrier run, highlighted by seven points from Carlos Strong, gave BU a 29-13 lead with 6:50 to go in the first half. The Terriers went into the break with a 44-28 lead.
With 9:46 remaining in the contest, the Terriers opened up their largest lead of the game at 70-49. The Wildcats clawed back, however, using an 11-2 run – including five points from Gibbs – to cut the deficit to 12 with 4:15 left. The ‘Cats were down nine (78-69) with 1:24 remaining, but that was as close as they would get.
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The shooting was pretty even for both teams, with UNH edging BU 45 percent (26-58) to 43 percent (26-60).
The Wildcats return to action Saturday, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. when they take on the