Quinnipiac led 47-34 with 14 minutes left. Papale made two 3-pointers during a 14-3 surge to pull BU to 50-48.
Dieudonne scored to tie it at 50, and then forced a Smith turnover. Fanning made a pair of free throws, Dieudonne had a layup, and Kyle Foreman made a 3-pointer and the Terriers led 57-50 with five minutes remaining.
McLean made a 3 to pull Quinnipiac to 60-57 with 1:29 left. The Bobcats missed six shots and had two turnovers to seal it.