Mass. College Hoops: Thursday Afternoon Roundup

By Matt Noonan 

Despite some snow (or a lot of snow!) there were indeed a few basketball games that occurred this afternoon, and below are their outcomes and summaries.

Men’s Basketball

Boston University 70, Holy Cross 60: The Terriers picked up their first Patriot League win, thanks to Maurice Watson Jr., who led the Terriers with 12 points. Dom Morris and John Papale notched 12 points, respectively, while Cullen Hamilton led Holy Cross and all scorers with 16 points.

Eastern Nazarene 75, Maine-Presque Isle 56: Eric Lynch led the Lions with a game-best 21 points, which helped Eastern Nazarene earn their seventh win of the season.

Brandeis 81, Roger Williams 74: Derek Retos scored a team-high 19 points off the bench in 18 minutes, while Alex Stoyle notched 12 points as the Judges defeated the Hawks.

Women’s Basketball

Holy Cross 69, Boston University 59: Raquel Scott recorded her fifth double-double of the season with a career-best 24 points and 10 rebounds, which helped the Crusaders cruise to their first Patriot League victory. Meghan Green, who registered a double-double of 11 points and a game-high 12 caroms, led BU.

Eastern Nazarene 70, Maine-Presque Isle 61: Katy Teare posted her first double-double with career-highs of 24 points and 18 rebounds, which helped the Lions claim their fourth overall victory.

UMass Boston 60, Salve Regina 54: Kirsten Morrison scored a game-high 18 points off the bench, while Olivia Murphy netted 14 points and recorded seven boards, as the Beacons defeated the Seahawks and earned their eighth overall win.

Wheaton 72, Roger Williams 59: Kiley Shoemaker recorded a double-double of 22 points and 14 rebounds (11 defensive boards), while Abbie Brickley registered 24 points and seven caroms as the Lyons defeated the Hawks and improved to 10-0.

Emmanuel 68, Bridgewater State 62

Postponements

* Wheaton College at Gordon College (MBB)

* Western Conn. at Western New England (MBB)

* Nichols College at Westfield State (MBB)

* Plymouth State at Wentworth (WBB)

* St. Joe’s (CT) at Westfield State (WBB)

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