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Women’s Basketball: Patriot League Power Rankings – Week 1

By: Hannah Yoshinaga and Ethan Fuller Featured image courtesy of Mark Seliger/Holy Cross Athletics. This week’s edition of the Patriot League power rankings sees Holy Cross swipe the top spot from Colgate University. The Raiders unexpectedly dropped their Patriot League opener against American, despite being ranked number one heading into conference play. While the other […]

Men’s Basketball: Patriot League Power Rankings – Week 1

By: Hannah Yoshinaga and Ethan Fuller Featured image courtesy of the Patriot League. This week was full of surprises for men’s basketball in Patriot League play. The top spot was just about the only position that seemed solid by the end of the week, with almost every other team moving either up or down in […]

Women’s Basketball: Terriers grab first conference win in rout of American

By: Ethan Fuller Behind an impressive performance on defense, Boston University women’s basketball won its first game of 2020, beating American University 59-44 on Sunday. The Terriers (6-7) picked up their first Patriot League win and moved to 1-1 in conference, while the Eagles (5-7) also sit at 1-1. The 44 points registered against BU […]

Men’s Basketball: Terriers drop contest in final minutes

After winning three of their last four games by two or fewer points, the Boston University men’s basketball team found themselves on the losing end of their close contest against American University. The Terriers (7-8, 1-1 PL) saw their four-game win streak come to an end in the final moments of Sunday’s 67-63 road loss.  […]

Men’s Basketball: Crunch-time heroics help BU win first conference matchup

By: Ethan Fuller It took 39 minutes and 14 seconds for Boston University men’s basketball to wrestle a lead from Lafayette College on Sunday. But after trailing by as many as 14 points, BU (7-7, 1-0 PL) slowly clawed back to win their first conference game of the season, beating the Leopards (8-4, 0-1 PL) […]

Women’s Basketball: Pina shines, but Terriers drop conference opener

By: Hannah Yoshinaga The Boston University women’s basketball team built an early lead but couldn’t hold on late in the game, dropping their Patriot League opener against Lafayette 59-57.  Freshman guard Maggie Pina tied the game with only 12 seconds remaining, but a buzzer-beating jumper by Nicole Johnson sealed the win for Lafayette. It was […]

Women’s Basketball: Patriot League Power Rankings – Preseason

By: Hannah Yoshinaga and Ethan Fuller Featured image courtesy of Colgate Athletics. With the non-conference portion of the season coming to a close, Patriot League teams are taking stock of how they’ve played so far and preparing for their first conference games on Thursday. There is a glut of teams at the top of the […]

Men’s Basketball: Patriot League Power Rankings – Preseason

By: Hannah Yoshinaga and Ethan Fuller Featured image courtesy of Colgate Athletics. Patriot League play is only a few days away, and the hierarchy of teams in the conference isn’t nearly as concrete as some may have expected only a few months ago. After losing almost half of their scoring from last season, Bucknell looks […]

Women’s Basketball: Terriers top Northeastern in two-way shutdown

by Hannah Yoshinaga BOSTON, MA — Boston University women’s basketball put up one of its strongest scoring performances of the season on Sunday, beating rival Northeastern 72-56. Led by junior point guard Katie Nelson, the Terriers could hardly miss from deep for the second game in a row. Nelson made six of nine three-point attempts […]

Women’s Basketball: Previewing BU’s Patriot League Opponents

By: Hannah Yoshinaga Featured image courtesy of Darrell Hoemann. Non-conference play is nearly complete for college basketball teams across the country. As Boston University wraps up 2019 with a home contest against Northeastern, anticipation builds for the upcoming Patriot League regular season. BU sits right in the middle of the Patriot League pack with a […]