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BU women’s basketball, Kelly Greenberg part ways

Following multiple allegations of bullying from former players, Boston University women’s basketball and head coach Kelly Greenberg have parted ways. BU spokesman Colin Riley confirmed Greenberg’s departure. “Coach Kelly Greenberg told administrators that she is stepping down from her position as BU women’s basketball coach, effective immediately,” Riley said. In an article on ESPN.com published Tuesday evening, Greenberg spoke regarding […]

3 men’s basketball players transfer from program

With seniors Dom Morris, Travis Robinson and D.J. Irving already leaving the program due to graduation, the Boston University men’s basketball team was dealt another huge blow Wednesday morning as sophomore point guard Maurice Watson Jr., junior forward Malik Thomas and junior forward James Kennedy all announced their plans to transfer to other schools. The BU athletic department confirmed the […]

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Men’s basketball finishes with strong 1st season in PL

Men’s basketball finishes with strong 1st season in PL

After the Boston University men’s basketball team was defeated by the University of Illinois in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament and saw its season come to a close, the mood in the ensuing press conference was dismal. During that press conference, however, BU coach Joe Jones echoed a piece of wisdom spoken by one of the team’s […]

Rice propels Fighting Illini offense in NIT

Despite the Boston University men’s basketball team’s ability to lead the University of Illinois for most of the game, Illini guard Rayvonte Rice guided his team to a 66-62 win in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. Rice, who transferred from Drake University after his first two collegiate seasons, responded to his team’s 17-point deficit with an extraordinarily […]

Illinois ends men’s basketball’s season with 2nd-half surge

Illinois ends men’s basketball’s season with 2nd-half surge

Upon losing both the Patriot League Tournament title and its shot at the NCAA Tournament due to a disappointing showing against American University, the Boston University men’s basketball team found itself looking for a second chance heading into the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament Wednesday. Earlier this week, the NIT selection committee awarded the seventh-seeded Terriers (24-11) home-court advantage […]

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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 the National Invitation Tournament. BU […]

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 Farm Arena going undergoing renovations, […]

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Men’s basketball falls to American in Patriot League Championship

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 any competitor shudder. For the […]

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

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 (15-16) in both of their […]

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 regular season, leading BU (23-9, […]

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