LeVar Folk scored a career-high 17 points as host Boston University coasted to a 73-43 win over Towson last night in men's college basketball.
The win ended a four-game losing streak for the Terriers (7-11, 3-7 America East), whose offense was powered by 9-for-19 shooting from three-point range.
Towson (5-14, 4-7) trailed 40-19 at the break after Boston University jumped out to a 19-4 lead capped by Mike Costello's three-pointer with 11: 10 remaining in the first half. The gap widened to 60-27 with 9: 18 left.
Marlin Wise was the lone double-digit scorer for Towson, with 15 points.
Towson shot 30.9 percent, and the team's leading scorer -- Pete Mauro -- was held to three points on 1-for-10 shooting after averaging 22.7 points in his previous three games.
Loyola 78, Niagara 68: The Greyhounds -- led by Jina Mosley with 18 -- went on a 16-2 scoring run in the first six minutes of the second half to power past the host Purple Eagles in the MAAC.
Pub Date: 1/30/99