Author: Charles DeMatteo

Men’s Basketball: Terriers falter defensively as they drop third straight to Army

By Charlie DeMatteo Boston University Men’s Basketball (9-10, 2-4 PL) fell to Army West Point (11-8, 5-1 PL) 83-74 at Case Gym on Saturday afternoon, as the Terriers lost their third consecutive conference game. Coming off a close loss against league-favorites Colgate, the Terriers weren’t able to get over the hump in a game they […]

Men’s Basketball: Terriers fall to UMass Lowell on the road

By Charlie DeMatteo Boston University Men’s Basketball (7-6) fell 68-60 to the UMass Lowell River Hawks (12-2) on the road on Wednesday afternoon in a back-and-forth game. The Terriers, who returned home for the first time in a month last time out in a win over Dartmouth, struggled to maintain control in a tightly contested […]

ON THE VOLLEY: World Cup Final Preview

By Charlie DeMatteo After one month of playing and 63 matches, only two teams remain of the 32 who entered this FIFA World Cup. While there have been surprises along the way, a final encounter between two juggernauts of the game is all that remains of this controversial tournament.  Will France become the first team […]

On the Volley: World Cup Quarterfinals Preview

By Charlie DeMatteo Eight teams remain in the 2022 FIFA World Cup with the quarterfinals kicking off on Friday. This week I’ll look at each of the four matches and give my predictions. Brazil vs. Croatia Finalists in 2018, Croatia are once again proving they are a challenging opponent in knockout-style tournaments. The ageless wonder […]

On the Volley: Groups A-D Group Stage Roundup

By Charlie DeMatteo Groups A-D have finished their group stage games at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, so let’s take a look at how each group unfolded. Group A While Ecuador provided some quality play, Group A eventually went all chalk.  The Netherlands marked their return to the world stage by winning the group […]

Men’s Basketball: Terriers put up 102 in dominant win over Hartford

By Charlie DeMatteo Boston University Men’s Basketball (3-1) dominated the Hartford Hawks (1-3) in an emphatic 102-66 victory on Thursday night at Case Gymnasium. The Terriers and Hawks exchanged blows early, but ultimately the Terriers’ depth led to them running away with an easy victory against the independent Division I team. “We shot the ball […]

On the Volley: 2022 FIFA World Cup Preview

By Charlie DeMatteo Qatar’s much anticipated and controversial FIFA World Cup is only days away. As we tick closer and closer to kick-off in Doha, I’m here to give my predictions on which players and teams to look out for as well as some who may not live up to expectations. Favorites: Argentina Lionel Messi […]

On The Volley: Reacting to the 26-man USMNT Squad heading to Qatar

By Charlie DeMatteo The controversial 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is just days away, and United States Men’s National Team head coach Gregg Berhalter has announced the group of players he will be taking to the tournament. There was controversy aplenty in his choices, so I’m going to give my thoughts on what he […]