BOSTON, Mass. - Katie Terhune scored a game-high 22 points as the Boston University Terriers led from start to finish in a 59-47 defeat of the University of New Hampshire women's basketball Wednesday at Case Gymnasium. With the loss the Wildcats fall to 7-8 and 2-2 in America East while the Terriers improve to 7-9 overall, 4-1 in America East.
Senior Aubrey Danen (Oconomowoc, Wisc.) netted her fifth double-double of the season with 11 points and 14 rebounds. The Wildcat forward needs 18 points to reach 1,000 points for her career.
Sophomore Geneva Livingston (Red Bank, N.J.) scored a team-high 13 points for the Wildcats, who shot a collective 30.9 percent from the floor. BU also shot poorly at 30.3 percent but turned the ball over only 12 times to UNH's 28. The Terriers finished with 17 steals.
Junior Maren Matthias (Guilford, Conn.) was the lone Wildcat in double figures with 12 points. Katie Meinhardt finished with 13 points to lead the Terriers.
Led by two three-pointers by Terhune, BU started the game on an 11-2 run over the first two minutes. From there the Terriers never allowed their lead to slip under seven points, heading into the locker room at the half with a 28-21 advantage.
The Wildcats return to action against Binghamton University at home Saturday (1 p.m.).