Terriers Cruise Past the Vicenza All-Stars, 99-46

GO TERRIERS Junior Justin Alston was named the game's MVP with 14 points and five rebounds.
Junior Justin Alston was named the game's MVP with 14 points and five rebounds.
Aug. 25, 2014

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VICENZA, Italy - The Boston University men's basketball team opened with a personal-best 31 points in a quarter during its overseas trip and went on to claim a dominating 99-46 victory over the Vicenza All-Stars at the Pala Goldini Arena on Monday night.

The Terriers shot 55 percent from the field to improve to 3-0. Sophomore Cedric Hankerson opened with a 3-pointer and the game's MVP Justin Alston later scored three consecutive baskets to help give BU a commanding 31-8 lead after one quarter.

Finishing with 14 points on a perfect 7-of-7 shooting and five rebounds, Alston converted on two more attempts in the second, as BU went into the locker room ahead, 51-20. The All-Stars quickly tallied nine points in the first three minutes of the third but would manage just one made free throw the rest of the quarter.

Freshman Cheddi Mosely hit a free throw at 3:43 in the fourth to put BU's lead at 50 points (88-38) for the first time.

Sophomore Eric Fanning nearly had a double-double with 16 points and seven rebounds. Freshman Nick Havener contributed 12 points, and sophomore Blaise Mbargorba added 11 points. The Terriers won the battle at the boards, 51-15. 

BU will conclude its four-game overseas schedule with a trip to Sam Basket Massagno in Lugano, Switzerland on Tuesday evening. The squad is a member of Switzerland's top league and features Duke alum Josh Hairston ('14), who served as team captain this past year for the Blue Devils.



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