During the first half of the season, sophomore goaltender Kieran Millan was at times a question mark for the Boston University men’s hockey team. This past weekend, however, Millan was the exclamation point, capping off a solid quarterfinals series with a shutout in last night’s 3-0 victory over Merrimack College.
BURLINGTON, Vt. &- With his team ahead, 77-66, and 1:34 left in Saturday’s America East Championship game, University of Vermont senior forward Marqus Blakely received a pass from teammate Garvey Young at the free-throw line, took two steps toward the hoop, rose above the rim and unleashed a thunderous dunk over senior guard Carlos Strong of the Boston University men’s basketball team.
The Boston University men’s basketball team will not be going dancing after all this season.
The University of Vermont never lost its lead and earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in school history with an 83-70 victory over BU at Patrick Gymnasium in the America East championship game Saturday.
The Boston University men’s basketball team faces off against the University of Vermont in the America East championship game Saturday at noon (watch it live on ESPN2). If the Terriers (19-12) defeat the Catamounts (24-9) in their first conference title bout since 2003, they’ll earn an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. Read on as The Daily Free Press’ four men’s basketball beat writers predict whether BU is destined for March Madness.
The Boston University women’s hockey team won its first Hockey East Championship in program history Sunday, defeating the University of Connecticut, 2-1, in overtime.