What the Boston University men’s hockey team accomplished this past Saturday night is something that will not be soon forgotten, if ever. The way the Terriers collected their fifth national championship was unbelievable, and it could very well be one of the greatest games in the history of college sports.
Despite the firing of former Boston University men’s basketball coach Dennis Wolff and the showy introduction of first-year head coach Patrick Chambers, all is not pristine within the men’s basketball program.
The Patriots have done it three times this decade. The Red Sox twice. Last year, the Celtics did it. Yesterday, the Boston University men’s hockey team took its turn, piling onto Duck Tours boats and parading down Commonwealth Avenue to celebrate the program’s first national championship since 1995.
With most of Terrier Nation’s attention on hockey, the No. 12 Boston University lacrosse team mounted a comeback of its own to take down conference rival the University of Vermont, 12-9, on Saturday in Burlington, Vt.