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Senior Danny O'Regan has four power-play goals on the year. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Maine weekend awaits No. 11 men’s hockey

In consecutive games last weekend against then-No. 4 Boston College, the final two minutes of regulation were all that separated the No. 11 Boston University men’s hockey team from having a great series or an unsatisfied one. What appeared poised to be a three- or possibly four-point weekend for BU turned into a two-day span in which the Terriers (11-7-4, 5-4-3 […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Sports Comedy Corner: How To Watch The AFC Championship Game

Sports Comedy Corner: How To Watch The AFC Championship Game

You may not be a die-hard football fan, but you’ll want to sound smart when talking the Pats and Broncos matchup. Here in New England, the AFC Championship game will dominate the weekend conversation. So I want to give some tips to both football veterans and newbies. You need to sound smart in line at your local Dunkin Donuts. Not […]

by Zach Halperin· · 1 comment · Columnists, Sports
Sophomore Rebecca Leslie has two shorthanded goals on the year. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hockey readies for home-and-home with Providence

With two-thirds of its season in the books and postseason play slowing inching closer, the Boston University women’s hockey team is readying for a home-and-home weekend set against Providence College this Saturday and Sunday. The series follows a 6-1 loss on Wednesday to No. 4 Quinnipiac University, and BU (14-9-2, 11-4-2 Hockey East) head coach Brian Durocher said he wants […]

by Justin Pallenik· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, 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
Senior Lillian Ribeirinha-Braga assisted BU's lone goal. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

No. 4 Quinnipiac overpowers women’s hockey in matinee

The Boston University women’s hockey team suffered a setback Wednesday at the hands of No. 4 Quinnipiac University, falling to the Bobcats by a score of 6-1 in Hamden, Connecticut. For the Terriers (14-9-2, 11-4-2 Hockey East), this was the third road game in a span of five days. After collecting three of four points in a weekend set against […]

by Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, 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
Sophomore Corrine Williams finished with a team-high 16 points. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s basketball laments poor shooting in loss to Colgate

Though the Boston University women’s basketball team was able to best Colgate University in many offensive categories in its Wednesday night matchup, the Terriers fell to the Raiders 72-63. The Terriers (1-17, 1-6 Patriot League) had the edge in shots, shots from behind the 3-point line, steals and rebounds. When it came to points and shooting percentage, however, they were […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Sophomore Cheddi Mosely led BU with 17 points. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s basketball sees Colgate snap its three-game winning streak

A back-and-forth game turned sour early on for the Boston University men’s basketball team as Colgate University defeated them 85-78. The Terriers (10-10, 3-4 Patriot League) were only down two at halftime, but shot a measly 38.5 percent from the field compared to Colgate’s (9-9, 5-2 Patriot League) 52 percent in the half. The game shifted at the 12:59 mark […]

by Michael Joscelyn· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
The Blue Line: John Scott’s All-Star bid ruins NHL fan vote

The Blue Line: John Scott’s All-Star bid ruins NHL fan vote

Just two years ago, forward John Scott was condemned by NHL Network’s Mike Milbury as “a meathead” who did not belong in the NHL. This season, despite playing in only 11 games and being waived to the minor leagues, he received the highest number of All-Star votes in the NHL. At 33 years old, the veteran Scott has played for […]

by Mike Benedykciuk· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports