Scores

Final

Northeastern 69

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Boston U 72

(1-0, 1-0 home)

12:30 PM ET, November 10, 2013

TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts

1 2 T
NE 32 3769
BU 38 3472

Top Performers

Northeastern: S. Eatherton 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

Boston University: M. Watson Jr. 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

Boston U. comes back, tops Northeastern 72-69

Associated Press

BOSTON -- John Papale scored 6 straight points in the closing minutes to give Boston University the lead and help spur a 72-69 comeback over Northeastern on Sunday at TD Garden in the season opener for both teams.

Boston (1-0) trailed 65-58 with five minutes to play but finished the game on a 14-4 run. Down 67-62, Papale hit a 3-pointer and made three free throws in a span of less than a minute to give the Terriers the lead for good. Papale finished with 13 points while Maurice Watson Jr. led Boston with 16.

Trailing 70-69 in the waning seconds, Northeastern (0-1) had the ball with a chance to win but David Walker turned the ball over with three seconds left. Zach Stahl led Northeastern with 16 points.

Northeastern won last year's season-opening contest over Boston 65-64 on a 3-pointer with one second left.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NE
BU
Points 69 72
FG Made-Attempted 27-59 (.458) 24-57 (.421)
3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 6-18 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 18-20 (.900)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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