Author: Blake Abel

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

By: Hannah Yoshinaga Featured image courtesy of Justin Wolford/Colgate Athletics. As non-conference slates wind down across the country, the focus for every college basketball team will start to shift towards 2020 and conference play. In the Patriot League, where winning the conference is essentially the sole path to March Madness, all ten teams will be […]

Men’s Basketball: Mahoney leads Terriers to a steady road win

By: Ethan Fuller BOSTON, MA — In their penultimate contest of the 2019 calendar year, Boston University men’s basketball used a strong second half and improved half-court defense to take home a decisive 74-62 win over UMass Lowell. The Terriers’ second straight win moves the school to 5-7 on the year, while the River Hawks […]

Women’s Basketball: BU backcourt explodes to end five-game skid

By: Ethan Fuller BOSTON, MA — Katie Nelson and Maggie Pina made it rain for Boston University women’s basketball on Saturday, dropping a combined 48 points on Dartmouth College in BU’s 74-56 victory. The Terriers (4-6) used a long  range blitz to down the Big Green (6-5) and snap a five-game losing streak lasting nearly […]

Ethan Brittain-Watts brings Indiana roots and a competitive fire to the East Coast

By: Ethan Fuller Energy radiates from Ethan Brittain-Watts. It erupts from his body when he roars from the sidelines. It ignites the point guard’s burst as he drives to the rim and powers through contact. It bounces from himself to his teammates via chest bumps, handshakes, and of course, a basketball. Throughout a lifetime of […]

Podcasts: The Duck Boat Report Ep. 28 – Need More. | 12/18/19

Welcome to our Boston sports podcast, The Duck Boat Report! We’re glad you’re here. Lead-off Thoughts: Bruins roster, Patriots win The Point After: Bruins struggle, Celtics injuries, Patriots beat Bengals, on to Bills Throw-In: Ethan Fuller on Taylor Hall trade Face-Off Takes: Potential Red Sox trade, Taylor Hall future And-One: NFL playoff picture, Pro Bowl […]

Men’s Basketball: How food poisoning, close games and a mask have tested the Terriers

By: Ethan Fuller Boston University men’s basketball found itself in another tense two-minute standoff on Saturday. Dartmouth College was mounting a comeback, the Terriers were struggling to knock down free throws, and the scoreboard was trending towards a heartbreaking defeat. This time the team held on. They fought through adversity and leaned on each other, […]

Women’s Basketball: Terriers fade late, lose 88-57 to Boston College

By: Ethan Fuller BOSTON, MA — Despite drawing to within single digits in the second half, Boston University women’s basketball fell victim to a dominating performance from Comm. Ave rival Boston College, losing to the Eagles 88-57. The Terriers drop to 3-6 on the season with just two games left in their nonconference slate, while […]

Podcasts: The Duck Boat Report Ep. 27 – Lots of Losing. | 12/13/19

Welcome to our all-new Boston sports podcast, The Duck Boat Report! We’re glad you’re here. Lead-off Thoughts: Bruins skid continues, Celtics fall twice The Point After: Bruins and Celtics narrow losses, Red Sox transactions Throw-In: Ethan Fuller on Red Sox outlook Face-Off Takes: Brock Holt, David Price And-One: MLB signings, Tucker Tynan, Pete Frates Twitter:@DuckBoatReportBrady […]

Men’s Basketball: Terriers fend off a late Dartmouth run to snap losing streak

By: Ethan Fuller BOSTON, MA — Boston University men’s basketball found itself embroiled in yet another close contest on Saturday after a wild Dartmouth College comeback nearly vanquished a double-digit second half lead. But head coach Joe Jones and his team remembered the feeling — they had just lost nail-biters to UT Martin, George Washington […]