The win, Boston University's fourth straight, kept the Terriers
(11-3, 5-0 America East) undefeated in league play and tied with
Vermont for first place heading into Sunday's showdown with the
Catamounts in Burlington. The Terriers have won 17 straight regular
season America East games dating back to a 59-57 to Vermont on Jan.
Boston put UMBC (6-8, 1-4) away early as five different Terriers
scored during a 17-4 run to open the game.
The Terriers' defense, ranked fifth in NCAA Division I at 56.0
points per game entering play, forced 10 turnovers and held the
Retrievers to just 5-of-30 shooting in on the way to a 32-16
The Terriers opened the second half with a 12-2 run to jump
Etienne Brower added 10 points for Boston U.