- Associated Press - Thursday, January 5, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Justin Alston scored 14 points, Will Goff and Cedric Hankerson scored 12 apiece and Boston University’s defense swarmed Navy 71-53 in Patriot League play Thursday night.

The Terriers (8-7, 3-0) recorded 19 steals - two shy of the school record set in 1989 - among Navy’s 27 turnovers. Kyle Foreman grabbed a career-best five steals to go with six assists and seven points as BU won its first road game of the season.

The Patriot League record for steals in a game is 23.

Alston was 6-of-8 shooting, Goff and Hankerson each made four 3-point baskets as BU made 12 treys.

Shawn Anderson led Navy (5-10, 0-3) with 10 points, the only Midshipman to reach double figures. He was dinged for six turnovers. Navy’s 27 turnovers is season high, and led to 34 BU points.


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