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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 […]

By Nick Frazier· · 1 comment · Basketball, Sports
Nate Dieudonne returned to BU's lineup, but couldn't help the Terriers earn a Patriot League Tournament win. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s basketball falls in Patriot League Tournament to American

What had all the makings of a feel-good end to a trying season wasn’t meant to be for the Boston University men’s basketball team. BU (18-14, 11-7 Patriot League) came up just short against American University Thursday night in the Patriot League Tournament quarterfinal, falling 69-64 at Case Gym. The third-seeded Terriers had their chances against the sixth-seeded Eagles (12-18) […]

By Jacklyn Bamberger· · 1 comment · Basketball, Sports
Nick Havener is a basketball enigma of sorts – primed to breakout and star for BU. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Nick Havener, with loads of talent, searches for consistency

Nick Havener is indefinable. He’s both incredibly athletic and spectacularly unpolished. He’s long and sturdy enough to body up with big men down low. He’s simultaneously nimble and coordinated enough to run with guards along the perimeter. He’s energetic and vocal, but extremely foul-prone. At times, he’s the heart and soul of the Boston University men’s basketball team. And on [...]
By Justin Pallenik· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Troi Melton had a strong game in her final appearance at Case Gym. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s basketball drops regular season finale to Army

Playing in its final home contest of the year, the Boston University women’s basketball team dropped a 79-44 decision Wednesday night to the United States Military Academy at Case Gym. Slated against the Black Knights (26-2, 17-1 Patriot League) for the second time in three games, the Terriers (3-26, 3-15 Patriot League) struggled to assert themselves, ultimately falling to the […]

By Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Cheddi Mosely will try and help BU through the Patriot League Tournament. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s basketball kicks off Patriot League Tournament run vs. American

After fighting through a slog of a regular season, the Boston University men’s basketball team will kick off the Patriot League Tournament Thursday night with a home game against American University. Winning eight of their last 10 games gave the Terriers (18-13, 11-7 Patriot League) the third seed in the tournament, while a four-game winning streak placed the Eagles sixth […]

By Michael Joscelyn· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
BU will try and close out is year strong. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s basketball, Army set for Patriot League regular season finale

Already into March, the Boston University women’s basketball team will look to close out the regular season on a high note when it plays host to the United States Military Academy Wednesday night at Case Gym. The Terriers (3-25, 3-14 Patriot League) will seek revenge on the Patriot League-leading Black Knights (25-2, 16-1 Patriot League), who dismantled BU 72-38 the […]

By Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
John Papale enjoyed a dream Senior Day, and will have another game on his home court. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Papale, Dieudonne record Senior Day victory over Holy Cross

John Papale couldn’t have scripted a more fitting ending for his Senior Day. After playing a team-high 38 minutes, the senior guard for the BU men’s basketball team nailed a 3-pointer to put his side up by 15. Then, BU head coach Joe Jones subbed out his senior stalwart to a standing ovation, and Papale proceeded to hug each of […]

By Jacklyn Bamberger· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Eric Fanning led BU with yet another double-double. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS

Men’s basketball beats Holy Cross, learns Patriot League Tournament fate

  A 83-68 victory over the College of the Holy Cross Saturday ensured that the Boston University men’s basketball team’s seniors would play another game in Case Gym this season. The win solidified the Terriers (18-13, 11-7 Patriot League) as the No. 3 seed in the upcoming Patriot League Tournament, ensuring they’ll take on a sixth-seeded American University side in Thursday’s quarterfinal […]

By Michael Joscelyn· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Meghan Green finished with seven points on the day. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s basketball trumped by Holy Cross in Worcester

The Boston University women’s basketball team fell to the College of the Holy Cross by a score of 74-50 Saturday afternoon in another installment of the Turnpike Trophy. The Terriers (3-25, 3-14 Patriot League) got off to a rough start in their penultimate game of the regular season, as they were outscored 22-10 in the first quarter. They went into […]

By Jordan Green· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Corrine Williams has played strongly for BU as of late. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s basketball heads to Holy Cross for conference matchup

In another chapter of the Turnpike Trophy, the Boston University women’s basketball team will travel to the College of the Holy Cross Saturday afternoon for a conference clash. The Terriers (3-24, 3-13 Patriot League) and Crusaders (12-15, 9-7 Patriot League) are both coming off a loss and will try and rebound. BU was routed Wednesday night 72-38 at the hands […]

By Tyler Oringer· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports