HARTFORD, Conn. – Joe Zeglinski scored 15 points and Hartford rallied to a 59-55 victory over Boston University on Saturday.
The Hawks (7-12, 4-2 America East Conference) spotted Boston University (9-12, 4-3) the game's first 13 points and 18 of the first 20. After the Terriers' Matt Griffin hit a 3-pointer to make it 23-7 with 9:39 left in the first half, the Hawks answered with an 11-0 run that made it 23-18. The Terriers, however, went into halftime up 36-24.
Hartford trailed 49-33 with 12:09 left and cut the deficit in half (53-45) before Boston University's D.J. Irving, who led his team with 13 points, made two free throws with 7:16 to play. Those were the last points the Terriers scored as they went 0 for 8 from the field and 0 for 2 from the line the rest of the way.
The Hawks scored the game's last 14 points, with Anthony Minor's layup giving them the lead for good with 1:29 left.