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No matter his role for BU men’s hockey, Connor LaCouvee trusts process

The blade in starting goaltender Sean Maguire’s skate had popped out, and in what seemed like a split second, Connor LaCouvee was ready to go. His mask was on, and he stretched, quickly warmed up and took the ice for the next six minutes while Maguire had his skate fixed. After starting 12 of his team’s first 17 games in […]

by Sarah Kirkpatrick· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Freshman Kyle Forman dished in 17 points against Navy. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s basketball keeps rolling at Navy, wins third-straight game

The Boston University men’s basketball team fought off a comeback bid from the United States Naval Academy en route to an 83-72 win Wednesday night in Annapolis, Maryland. The game is the Terriers’ (13-11, 6-5 Patriot League) third-straight win and their sixth victory in the last eight games. BU now has a winning conference-only record and is .500 in away […]

by Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Junior Alexis Crossley has thrived in defense alongside Savannah Newton. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Alexis Crossley proving attacking talent for women’s hockey

Alexis Crossley, a junior defenseman on the Boston University women’s hockey team, has seen her time on Commonwealth Avenue marked by patience and resilience. After transferring from the University of New Hampshire, sitting out a season and struggling to make her mark in the offensive zone, Crossley is at last showing why her shot and vision are so valuable for […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 1 comment · Ice Hockey, Sports
Going For Two: All-Star games are anything but that

Going For Two: All-Star games are anything but that

This past Sunday, sports fans across the world were treated to two spectacles that didn’t help American sports become more appealing to the rest of the world: the NHL All-Star Game and the Pro Bowl. All-Star Games as a whole have become a largely futile attempt by the upper echelon of professional sports marketing to drum up both interest and […]

by David Souza· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
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Men’s lacrosse ready to make waves in Patriot League

Year one was full of learning moments, year two demonstrated maturation and, with its third season of NCAA play set to commence this weekend, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team has its sights set on far greener pastures. With nearly its entire roster returning and a growing reputation amongst lacrosse’s inner circles, the Terriers want to affirm that their gradual […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Junior Meghan Green leads BU with 10.9 points per game. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s basketball set for Navy matchup at Case Gym

In the middle of a four-game losing streak, the Boston University women’s basketball team will look to halt the season’s futility when it plays host to the United States Naval Academy Thursday at Case Gym. BU (1-19, 1-8 Patriot League) has failed to capture a second victory since its 63-59 triumph over American University on Jan. 13, while Navy (10-10, […]

by Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Northeastern's Kendall Coyne has the most points in the country. PHOTO BY KELSEY CRONIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Kendall Coyne proves too much for women’s hockey in Beanpot

The Boston University women’s hockey team faced a tall task in the semifinal game of the 38th Annual Beanpot Tournament held at Walter Brown Arena, stopping Northeastern University’s captain and U.S. Olympian Kendall Coyne. Coyne came into the contest as the country’s leading scorer with 36 goals and 64 points, just ahead of No. 1 Boston College senior and fellow […]

by Justin Pallenik· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
BU once again missed out on the Beanpot's championship game. PHOTO BY KELSEY CRONIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s hockey falls short in Beanpot Tournament against Northeastern

Despite a strong effort as the last few minutes ticked away Tuesday night at Walter Brown Arena, the Boston University women’s hockey team’s Beanpot Tournament aspirations fell just short. The Terriers (17-10-2, 14-4-2 Hockey East) couldn’t stage a complete comeback effort against Northeastern University, falling 3-2 to their crosstown rivals. “A great hockey game, I thought,” said BU head coach Brian Durocher. […]

by Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Sports Comedy Corner: How Carolina dominated this NFL season

Sports Comedy Corner: How Carolina dominated this NFL season

The Super Bowl seems a bit anticlimactic this year following the epic New England Patriots versus Denver Broncos AFC Championship game. We expected Tom Brady to pursue his fifth ring, but instead we’re left with Peyton Manning on his last leg against MVP frontrunner Cam Newton. This battle between the aging legend and the young up-and-comer has been the accepted […]

by Zach Halperin· · 1 comment · Columnists, Sports
Senior Nathan Dieudonne is fourth in the Patriot League in rebounding. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s basketball heads to Navy for Patriot League clash

Fresh off a thrilling buzzer-beating win and an appearance on SportsCenter, the Boston University men’s basketball team will try and keep the momentum going when it travels to the United States Naval Academy Wednesday night. The Midshipmen (16-7, 7-3 Patriot League), who sit second in the conference standings, handily downed the Terriers (12-11, 5-5 Patriot League) 83-67 in their first […]

by Jacklyn Bamberger· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports