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Sarah Hope steps up for women’s basketball

The Boston University women’s basketball team continued its four-game road trip Tuesday night with a matchup against in-state rivals University of Massachusetts Lowell, but was unable to snap its losing streak. In the game against the River Hawks (1-5), and throughout the season, the Terriers (0-6) have featured standouts on offense, but are still searching for the right formula to […]

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Men’s basketball continues roller coaster start to season with loss vs. UMass

The Boston University men’s basketball team had a night to forget Wednesday as it fell on the road to a hot-shooting University of Massachusetts Amherst side, 99-69. The Minutemen (5-1), led by five players in double-figures, took off midway through the first half and opened up a 28-point halftime lead from which they would never look back. The Terriers (3-4), […]

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Men’s basketball heads west to face off with in-state rival UMass

The Boston University men’s basketball team travels to Amherst Wednesday night to face the University of Massachusetts in the final matchup of its five-game road trip. Coming off a bounce-back win against Binghamton University on Saturday night, the Terriers (3-3) look to bring that momentum against their in-state rivals. “It’s going to have to be a team effort in a […]

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Women’s basketball remains winless with loss vs. UMass Lowell

The Boston University women’s basketball team remains winless after it suffering its sixth loss of the 2015-16 campaign to the University of Massachusetts Lowell by a score of 70-57 Tuesday night in Lowell. The victory over BU (0-6) gave Lowell (1-5) its first victory of the young season. Despite the continuous string of defeat, the Terriers did have some bright […]

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Women’s basketball readies for UMass Lowell

The Boston University women’s basketball team continues its four-game road trip Tuesday night with a game against the University of Massachusetts Lowell. After losing tilts against Harvard University and Dartmouth College by nearly identical scores over the break, the Terriers (0-5) are seeking their first win of the season against a River Hawks (0-5) team that has also struggled this […]

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3-point defense crucial for men’s basketball

Rebounding, free throw shooting and turnover margin. These are all areas that need improvement for the Boston University men’s basketball team. That being said, team assists, 3-point shooting and 3-point defense are all areas of strength. The 3-point defense that the Terriers (3-3) have carried into each game stands out — opponents are shooting a 27 percent from deep on the […]

By Michael Joscelyn· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
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Men’s basketball falls at Kentucky, responds with win at Binghamton

In the third game of its current road swing, the Boston University men’s basketball team could not to slow down No. 1 University of Kentucky, losing by a score of 82-62 Tuesday. The Terriers (3-3) would bounce back, however, in their next game at Binghamton University on Saturday afternoon. BU relied on its big men in the contest, as the […]

By Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Meghan Green leads the BU women's basketball team in scoring this season. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hoops seeks 1st win of season at Harvard

The Boston University women’s basketball team will take on familiar foe Harvard University Tuesday at Lavietes Pavilion. This will be the 31st all-time meeting between the Terriers (0-3) and the Crimson (2-2), with the teams having split the past 30 contests with 15 wins each. 2015 marks the 23rd consecutive meeting for these squads. Having grown familiar with the opposing […]

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Roundup: Swimming performs well at Terrier Invitational

The Boston University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams participated in the 11th annual Terrier Invitational on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the home Competition Pool, with the women finishing in second place and the men’s team coming in fourth. The three-day event was highlighted by the performance by the women’s team, whose attempt at winning the meet fell […]

Senior guard John Papale earned Patriot League Player of the Week honors on Monday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s basketball faces tough test in No. 1 Kentucky

The Boston University men’s basketball team will continue its five-game road trip against likely its toughest opponent of the season, the No. 1 University of Kentucky, in Lexington, Kentucky, on Tuesday. Facing highest-ranked team in the country means BU will have its work cut out for it. The game is a rematch of last season’s regular-season tilt in which Kentucky (4-0) […]

By Evan Yee· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports