VESTAL, N.Y. -- D.J. Irving scored 22 of his 27 points in the first half, made a career-high seven 3-pointers and Boston University defeated Binghamton for the eighth straight time, 79-58, Saturday in America East Conference play.
Irving, who scored just seven points against Maine, made his first seven shots, including five from 3-point range, and tallied 19 of the Terriers' first 29 points. Dom Morris made 6 of 7 shots for 13 points, John Papale had 12 and Maurice Watson Jr. dished out a career-high 13 assists for Boston (13-11, 7-4).
Jordan Reed recorded 17 points and 11 boards for Binghamton but made just 4 of 20 shots.
Binghamton (3-21, 1-10) led 6-4 before Irving rattled off 14 straight points to give Boston the lead for good, 18-6. Irving hit four treys during the spurt. His sixth 3-pointer of the game helped the Terriers take a 42-28 advantage into the break.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.