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Men’s basketball welcomes Fighting Illini for NIT opener

After a devastating 55-36 loss to American University in the Patriot League Tournament Championship Game that bumped it from NCAA Tournament consideration, the Boston University men’s basketball team will look to salvage what is left of its season when the Terriers take on the University of Illinois Wednesday night at Agganis Arena in the first round of […]

Men’s basketball earns bid, No. 7 seed in NIT

The Boston University men’s basketball team will host the University of Illinois in the opening round of the National Invitational Tournament, the tournament selection committee announced Sunday night. BU received a No. 7 seed in the field of 32 teams, while Illinois earned a No. 2 spot. Due to the Fighting Illini’s (19-14) home court of State […]

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Men’s basketball falls to American in Patriot League Championship

It wasn’t supposed to end like this. The Boston University men’s basketball team was in prime position to punch its ticket to the Big Dance after scoring 91 points in consecutive quarterfinal and semifinal tournament matchups. Certainly it had the makeup of a championship-worthy team, and had shown the offensive prowess all season to make […]

The BU bench erupts during a 91-70 victory over Army. PHOTO BY JOON LEE/DFP STAFF

Men’s basketball beats Army, heads to Patriot League Championship Game

As the Boston University men’s basketball team ran off the court at Agganis Arena following a 91-70 Patriot League semifinal victory over the U.S. Military Academy Saturday, the Terriers stopped to high-five and chest-bump a group of faithful fans. It was clear what was on their minds: One win to go. BU (24-9) beat Army […]

Irving, Watson lead Terriers in playoff win

Throughout the 2013-14 campaign, the Boston University men’s basketball team has relied upon the play of its backcourt. Wednesday’s Patriot League quarterfinal matchup against Lafayette College was no exception, as sophomore guard Maurice Watson Jr., and senior guard D.J. Irving led the team to a 91-54 victory. Watson came into the contest riding a successful […]