Scores

Final

Cornell 57

(4-8, 0-5 away)

Boston U 70

(5-6, 3-1 home)

1:00 PM ET, December 22, 2012

Case Gym, Boston, Massachusetts

1 2 T
COR 35 2257
BU 30 4070

Top Performers

Cornell: S. Miller 8 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Boston University: D. Irving 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast

Boston U. 70, Cornell 57

Associated Press

BOSTON -- D.J. Irving scored 23 points and Malik Thomas came off the bench to score all 17 of his points in the second half to lead Boston University to a 70-57 victory over Cornell in a nonconference game Saturday.

Thomas made all five of his 3-point attempts and also hit a pair of free throws for the Terriers (5-6), who have won five of their last six games after losing their first five.

Irving scored three baskets in a row for the Terriers that put them ahead to stay, 48-46 with 8:09 remaining. He made 7 of 10 shots overall.

Boston University shot 52.4 percent (11 of 21) in the second half, while the Big Red (4-9) managed 37.0 percent (10 of 27), including 2 of 13 on 3-pointers.

Devin Cherry led Cornell with 16 points, while Errick Peck added 12 and Dwight Tarwater 11.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
COR
BU
Points 57 70
FG Made-Attempted 24-54 (.444) 21-42 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 6-21 (.286) 9-19 (.474)
FT Made-Attempted 3-5 (.600) 19-23 (.826)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 13

2012-13 Season

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