Alex Ramon and Jordan Swopshire added 16 points each for Colgate (9-9, 5-2 Patriot), which made 14 of 25 3-point attempts and shot 58.3 percent overall. Swopshire was 5 of 7 and Ramon was 3 of 3 from beyond the arc. Malcolm Regisford scored 10.
The Raiders trailed by six early in the second half when Ramon's 3-point play sparked a 24-6 run that ended at 62-50 on Swopshire's 4-point play with 10:51 left.
Colgate led by as many as 18 and was up 85-69 with less than three minutes to go before BU (10-10, 3-4) scored the last nine points.