Irving and Papale each made three shots from 3-point range for the Terriers (8-9, 2-2), whose 44.4 percent shooting (12 of 27) on 3-pointers was better than Binghamton's 30.9 percent (21 of 68) from all distances. Boston University made 30 of 55 shots overall.
The Terriers, who have won seven straight over the Bearcats (2-15, 0-4) used a 14-2 run to expand a three-point lead to a 40-25 margin with 2:30 left until halftime. The run included a four-point play by Papale.
Binghamton, which has lost 11 straight, got 17 points from Jimmy Gray and 14 from Jordan Reed. The Bearcats got to within 42-33 at halftime but no closer than seven points, 44-37 with 17:50 left, in the second half.
Leaving early for the NBA is a risky decision. Some players -- Skal Labissiere, Dejounte Murray -- slid in the draft. Some -- Isaiah Taylor, Troy Williams -- weren't drafted at all.
College basketball coaches across the country will hit the recruiting trail hard in July to target the Class of 2017's top prospects. Which players are the nation's top programs targeting?
The Tar Heels could lose Justin Jackson and Kennedy Meeks after next season. Coach Roy Williams has nearly every top-10 2017 prospect on his board.