On the season, America East opponents of the Boston University women’s basketball team had been shooting a meager .376 from the field and turning the ball over 10.0 times per game, second and third best in the conference, respectively.
When the Boston University men’s basketball team faced the University of Vermont in mid-January, it was just getting used to the new look of its team. Junior Corey Lowe was still re-establishing his role as point guard, and the players were continuing to learn the intricacies of a zone defense after playing man-to-man for the first half of the schedule.
Last night’s men’s basketball game at Vermont was hailed as the most important basketball game of the entire season. The Terriers went into Patrick Gymnasium in a position to all but remove the rival Catamounts from regular season title contention.
The Boston University women’s ice hockey team will travel to Chestnut Hill this Saturday to battle Boston College for the third installment of the Green Line Rivalry this season.