BOSTON – Darryl Partin and John Holland each scored 24 points as Boston University defeated Vermont 74-65 Sunday, snapping the Catamounts' four-game winning streak.
With the win, the Terriers (7-10, 2-1 America East Conference) have achieved back-to-back victories for only the second time this season. They did it by outrebounding the Catamounts (11-4, 2-1) by a 42-30 margin as Partin and Jeff Pelage grabbed eight apiece.
Holland got most of his points at the free-throw line, where he made 15 of 18 shots. Partin made 9 of 12 shots from the field.
Brendan Bald led Vermont with 12 points and was its only player to score in double figures. Brian Voelkel rebounded in double figures with 12.
D.J. Irving had 16 points for Boston University. The Terriers held Evan Fjeld and Joey Accaoui, the Catamounts' leading scorers to nine each, nearly 12 below their combined average.