BOSTON (AP) Eric Fanning had 25 points, Cheddi Mosely scored 20 and Boston University beat American 71-51 on Wednesday night.
Mosely made three consecutive 3-pointers late in the second half for the Terriers (15-11, 8-5 Patriot League) during a 14-0 run that ended at 65-47 with 1:31 left.
BU shot 71.4 percent in the first half to build a 41-29 lead. American got as close as 46-44 with 8:34 left but had four turnovers and five missed field-goal attempts while BU pulled away.
Mosely finished 4 of 7 from 3-point range. Fanning hit 2 of 3 from the arc and 9 of 10 at the foul line. Kyle Foreman added 10 points for BU.
Delante Jones had 18 points for the Eagles (7-17, 5-8). Jesse Reed scored 12 and Paris Maragkos added 11 for American, which made 3 of 20 from 3-point range.