BOSTON -- Jordan Burns scored 15 points with six assists and made a career-high five steals and Colgate pulled away in the second half to beat Boston University 79-63 on Monday night to win its fourth straight.
With their second straight 20-win season, the Raiders are first in Patriot League standings and have a two-game lead over the second-place Terriers.
After seven ties and seven lead changes, Will Rayman's three straight free throws broke a 49-all tie and sparked a 13-4 Colgate run for a 62-53 lead with 6:07 to play, and the Raiders steadily pulled ahead.
Rayman finished with eight points and seven rebounds.
The Raiders improve to 2-0 against the Terriers for the season. Colgate defeated Boston University 79-70 on January 18. Colgate matches up against Loyola (Md.) on the road on Sunday. Boston University plays Navy on the road on Saturday.
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