BOSTON - Senior Colleen Marshall sparked a 13-0 run in the first quarter to give the Loyola University Maryland women’s basketball team an early double-digit lead against Boston University, en route to a 67-46 win Saturday afternoon in Case Gymnasium.
Seven Greyhounds (10-14 overall, 7-6 Patriot League) scored in the Patriot League sweep of the Terriers, including Marshall with a game-high 25 points. Senior Jeneh Perry posted her sixth double-double of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds, while sophomore Bri Betz-White added 15 points, scoring 11 in the second half.
Loyola opened the contest making five of its first six field goals to pull out to an 11-5 lead with just over six minutes to play in the first quarter.
During that time, Marshall bookend a 13-0 run with a pair of treys to give the Greyhounds a double-digit lead, which they held for the remainder of the contest.
Boston University (2-22, 2-11) was unable to overcome the first quarter deficit and trailed by 20-plus points from the third quarter on.
Loyola shot 50 percent from the floor for the second time this season, scoring 32 points in the paint.
The Greyhounds forced BU to commit 21 turnovers, scoring 24 points off the Terriers’ misfortunes.
Loyola returns home to host Bucknell University Wednesday night for the team’s annual Play 4Kay game. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.