Close family friends of former Terrier great Mike Sullivan, his parents had Boston University men’s hockey season tickets. The youngest of three brothers, he spent winter days on the backyard ponds of his native Marshfield and weekend nights inside Walter Brown Arena, a witness to the heydays of names like Drury, Tkachuk and Grier.
The Boston University women’s basketball team wrapped up a three-game swing against Ivy League opponents by losing to Yale University, 61-57, last night in New Haven, Conn.
While the rest of Boston University’s student body will be resting over an almost month-long winter break, the men’s basketball team will be putting in plenty of work against tough opponents during those same weeks.
Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker ran through the short list of Terriers who have not let him down in 2009-10. The role call only included senior Eric Gryba, junior Joe Pereira, sophomore Ross Gaudet and the entire freshman class.
The best men’s college basketball teams in the country this year require no introduction. Syracuse makes life miserable for opponents with its trademark 2-3 zone. Kansas’ dynamic post player, Cole Aldrich, is a rare breed, exceptional at both rebounding and shot-blocking and a force of nature on offense.