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How did BU Athletics fare throughout 2015-16 academic year?

Fall Sports Men’s soccer (12-6-2, 6-1-2 Patriot League): Serious question marks surrounded BU head coach Neil Roberts’ side before the 2015 campaign, and by the season’s end in November, all were answered with aplomb. The Terriers posted seven shutouts, earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and were one point shy of the conference’s regular-season title. Perhaps the biggest […]

In 2011, John Holland led BU to an NCAA Tournament berth. Now, he's back in Boston with the playoff-bound Celtics DFP FILE PHOTO

INTERVIEW: John Holland reflects on BU basketball career, future with Boston Celtics

One of the most accomplished players to ever suit up for the Boston University men’s basketball team will soon come back to the city that defined the beginning of his professional career. John Holland, a Terrier forward from 2007 to 2011, signed Monday with the playoff-bound Boston Celtics, closing the book on what’s been a roundabout journey to the NBA. The […]

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With players such as Eric Fanning returning, Joe Jones is confident of the future for BU basketball. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s basketball finds success in 2015-16 season despite injury bug

The Boston University men’s basketball team wrapped up its 2015-16 season Monday with an 83-72 loss to the New Jersey Institute of Technology in the CollegeInsiders.com Tournament. Despite the sour ending, there were many positives to take away from the Terriers’ (19-15, 11-7 Patriot League) season. BU head coach Joe Jones led his squad to a third-place finish, largely in […]

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Men’s basketball falls to NJIT, 2015-16 season comes to a close

Men’s basketball falls to NJIT, 2015-16 season comes to a close

The second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament was over almost as soon as it began for the Boston University men’s basketball team. The New Jersey Institute of Technology corralled the opening tip, and guard Damon Lynn fired off three 3-pointers on consecutive possessions to give the Highlanders (19-14) a 9-0 lead less than two minutes into the game. For the […]

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After missing a significant chunk of the regular season's final weeks, Nate Dieudonne played a key role in last week's win over Fordham.PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s basketball continues postseason run vs. NJIT

The second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament awaits the Boston University men’s basketball team, and the team will look for redemption Monday night at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The Terriers (19-14, 11-7 Patriot League) will look to keep their season going after a 69-66 victory over Fordham University in the first round. Senior guard John Papale and […]

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John Papale led the way, banking in a team-leading 22 points. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s basketball relies on aggression in CIT win over Fordham

In a close game that could have gone either way, it was the Boston University men’s basketball team that came out victorious, holding on for a 69-66 win at Fordham University in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. In their second CIT appearance since 2013, the Terriers (19-14, 11-7 Patriot League) overcame a tenacious defensive effort from the Rams […]

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PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Fordham, CIT postseason action await men’s basketball

Despite its loss in the Patriot League quarterfinals March 3, the 2015-16 season for the Boston University men’s basketball team is not yet over. The Terriers (18-14, 11-7 Patriot League) will travel to the Bronx Wednesday night to take on Fordham University in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The postseason birth for BU will be its fifth […]

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The women's basketball team only graduates two seniors from its 2015-16 squad. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Katy Steding reflects on women’s basketball’s 2016 season

After falling to American University in the Patriot League Tournament over spring break, the Boston University women’s basketball team’s season came to a close, marking the end of a disappointing campaign. The Terriers (3-27, 3-15 Patriot League) finished the 2015-16 campaign with two less wins than they had the year before. This season, BU was winless in the first half […]

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Courtney Latham will try and help the Terriers earn an upset win over American. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s basketball kicks off Patriot League Tournament vs. American

The 10th-seeded Boston University women’s basketball team will take on a seventh-seeded American University Saturday afternoon in the nation’s capital in the first round of the Patriot League Tournament. The encounter will serve as the third time the Terriers (3-26, 3-15 Patriot League) have played the Eagles (7-22, 5-13 Patriot League) this season. In the first matchup at Case Gym, […]

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Eric Fanning scored a team-high 18 points against American. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s basketball lacks aggressiveness in tough loss to American

There were several keys to the Boston University men’s basketball team’s Patriot League quarterfinal game against American University Thursday night at Case Gym. Playing against an Eagles (12-18, 9-9 Patriot League) team that ranked second in the conference in both scoring defense and rebounding defense, it was vital for the Terriers (18-14, 11-7 Patriot League) to attack on offense in […]

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