Basketball

Senior John Papale dropped 12 points on Army Wednesday night, and six came from 3-point range. PHOTO BY ALLIE WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s basketball pulls away from Army, reaches .500

After dropping its previous two contests, the Boston University men’s basketball team bounced back with a 76-67 win at the United States Military Academy Wednesday night at Christl Arena. The victory lifts the Terriers (11-11, 4-5 Patriot League) back to a .500 record with the second half of their conference schedule upcoming. They ended their first round of Patriot League […]

by Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Junior Courtney Latham makes 77.8 percent of her free throws. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s basketball shooting percentage key to success

While the Boston University women’s basketball team has ample time to prepare for its upcoming game against Lehigh University Saturday, the team has much to work on if it’s going to compete for its second win of the season. The Terriers (1-18, 1-7 Patriot League) are roughly two weeks removed from their only win of the season — a 63-59 […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Freshman Kyle Foreman averages four assists per game. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s basketball looks towards clash with Army

Like many college and professional basketball programs, the Boston University men’s basketball team uses Synergy Sports Technology, an analytics website, to rate its performance across all aspects of the game. BU (10-11, 3-5 Patriot League) head coach Joe Jones noted that, according to Synergy, his team ranks among the best in the nation when it comes to defending plays after […]

by Jacklyn Bamberger· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Junior Eric Fanning averages 4.1 rebounds a game. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Rebounding margin evening out for men’s basketball

When senior forward Justin Alston went down with a season-ending injury, it was clear the Boston University men’s basketball team would be forced to work harder to secure rebounds. Alston averaged 5.4 rebounds per game for the Terriers (10-11, 3-5 Patriot League) last season in a position that already lacked depth. The mix of increased playing time for sophomore forward […]

by Michael Joscelyn· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Junior Meghan Green led BU with 18 points. PHOTO BY ALLIE WIMELY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s basketball drops away contest to Bucknell

The Boston University women’s basketball team dropped a 74-56 decision Saturday afternoon to Bucknell University. The Bison extended their undefeated run in Patriot League play, while BU dropped its fourth-straight contest. Against the best team in the conference, the Terriers (1-18, 1-7 Patriot League) actually came out quite strong. After one quarter was in the books, the Terriers held an […]

by Tyler Oringer· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Sophomore Nick Havener nabbed 12 rebounds against Bucknell. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Team identity issues persist for men’s basketball in Bucknell loss

Whether it is shooting, defense, rebounding or another facet, a basketball team can usually base its identity around one area. The Boston University men’s basketball team may lack that sort of go-to identity, as evidenced in its 74-71 loss to Bucknell University Saturday. The Terriers (10-11, 3-5 Patriot League) took a 17-point lead early in the first half, yet soon […]

by Michael Joscelyn· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Senior Nathan Dieudonne made six of his 10 field goals. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s basketball falls short against conference-leading Bucknell

The Boston University men’s basketball team jumped out to a fast start Saturday afternoon, but couldn’t keep up the pace against Bucknell University, falling 74-71. BU (10-11, 3-5 Patriot League) head coach Joe Jones admitted that mental mistakes in the form of turnovers, missed foul shots and poor defensive plays ultimately proved to be the Terriers’ downfall. Senior forward Nathan […]

by Jacklyn Bamberger· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Junior Courtney Lathan averages 4.5 rebounds and 3.9 points a game. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s basketball prepares for visit to conference-leading Bucknell

After earning its first win of the season versus American University Jan. 13, the Boston University women’s basketball team will look to add another victory when it travels Saturday to Bucknell University. What propelled the Terriers (1-17, 1-6 Patriot League) to that season-opening victory over the Eagles (4-14, 2-5 Patriot League) was their ability to open and close the game […]

by Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Junior Eric Fanning averages 14.6 points per game. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s basketball looks to rebound versus league rival Bucknell

The Boston University men’s basketball team will square off against conference opponent Bucknell University this Saturday in Case Gym for its third game in six days. The Terriers (10-10, 3-4 Patriot League) will aim to start a new winning streak after dropping a hard-fought game to Colgate University 85-78 Wednesday. BU entered that game on a three-game win streak where […]

by Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Sophomore Kara Sheftic finished with a double-double. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s basketball shows toughness in Colgate loss

Despite a 72-63 loss to Colgate University, the Boston University women’s basketball team was physical and showed constant hustle throughout the game. The first half was well played by the Terriers (1-16, 1-6 Patriot League), who seemed very honed in on forcing tough shots and not allowing many boards, limiting the Raiders (4-13, 2-5 Patriot League) to 10-of-33 shooting. Sophomore […]

by Tyler Oringer· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports