BOSTON (AP) Javante McCoy had 25 points as Boston University topped American 85-67 on Saturday.

Daman Tate had 14 points for Boston University (18-9, 9-5 Patriot League). Sukhmail Mathon added 13 points and eight rebounds. Walter Whyte had 11 points and eight rebounds.

After Boston University outscored American 48-30 in the first half, both teams scored 37 in the second as the home team clinched the victory. The Terriers' 48 points in the first half were a season high for the team.

Elijah Stephens had 15 points for the Eagles (6-18, 2-10), who have now lost five straight games. Stacy Beckton Jr. added 14 points.

The Terriers improve to 2-0 against the Eagles on the season. Boston University defeated American 79-53 on Jan. 10.


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