Author: Hannah Yoshinaga

Men’s Basketball: Terriers outshoot Lafayette for 81-62 road win

By Hannah Yoshinaga Boston University men’s basketball bounced back from an early deficit against Lafayette College to secure an 81-62 road victory over the Leopards Wednesday night. The Terriers have now won three straight, their longest such winning streak of the conference season thus far. Fifth-year guard Javante McCoy shot 8-of-13 from the field to […]

Women’s Basketball: Terriers lose first conference matchup, drop to Lehigh

By Hannah Yoshinaga  A career-high 22 points from junior forward Maren Durant and a game-leading 24 from junior guard Sydney Johnson were not enough for BU women’s basketball to stay undefeated in conference play Saturday, and the Terriers fell 79-67 to Lehigh on the road. The matchup was the teams’ first meeting since the Mountain […]

Men’s Basketball: BU flips script on Loyola in two-way rematch win

By Hannah Yoshinaga  Perhaps no moment better signifies BU’s 67-50 win over Loyola Maryland Wednesday than the Terriers’ 25-0 run against the Greyhounds mid-game. Loyola (11-7, 5-2 PL) did not seem to have much of an answer for BU (12-8, 3-4 PL) in any facet of the game, trailing 30-16 at the half and ending […]

Men’s Basketball: After strong start, Terriers drop Navy rematch

By Hannah Yoshinaga Boston University men’s basketball fell to Navy on Sunday for the second time in 12 days, dropping 72-65 despite getting off to a strong start. The Terriers (11-8, 2-4 PL) quickly worked their way to a 9-0 lead over the Mids (12-5, 5-1 PL) to begin the game, with fifth-year center Sukhmail […]

Women’s Basketball: Shean and Johnson power Terriers past Navy

By Hannah Yoshinaga  Boston University women’s basketball defeated Navy 74-63 Saturday to remain undefeated in conference play, putting on a well-rounded offensive performance and shutting down a mid-game comeback attempt by the Mids. Junior guard Liz Shean scored a career-high 20 points, 17 of which came in the second half to give the Terriers (9-7, […]

Women’s Basketball: BU routs American offense for 69-46 victory

By Hannah Yoshinaga  Boston University women’s basketball (7-7, 3-0 PL) routed American University (8-4, 1-1 PL) Saturday, stifling the conference’s fourth-ranked offense in the 69-46 win. Sophomore center Caitlin Weimar led BU in scoring with 16 points, 18 rebounds and four blocks, all of which are career bests for Weimar at BU. The performance was […]

Women’s Basketball: Terrier conference opener postponed

By Hannah Yoshinaga  The Boston University women’s basketball team’s Patriot League opener against Bucknell was postponed Tuesday due to COVID-19 protocols within the Terriers’ program, according to Boston University Athletics. The matchup was originally scheduled for Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Bucknell’s Sojka Pavilion. BU and Bucknell will work together with Patriot League officials to […]

Women’s Basketball: Patriot League Preview

By Hannah Yoshinaga The last time we saw Patriot League women’s basketball, Lehigh took home the 2021 title in a triumphant upset over BU and earned an NCAA Tournament berth. Now, with crowds back in arenas, non-conference games returned to every team’s schedule and turnover on rosters across the league, Patriot League basketball certainly looks […]

Men’s Basketball: Patriot League Preview

By Hannah Yoshinaga  The Patriot League returned to some sense of normalcy to begin the 2021-22 season with non-conference games back on the schedule and fans back in the stands for all 10 teams. Whether that will continue through the beginning of league play with a nationwide rise in COVID-19 cases is a different question, […]

Women’s Basketball: Terriers defeated by Northeastern in low-scoring affair

By Hannah Yoshinaga  Boston University women’s basketball (2-5, 0-0 PL) dropped its fourth consecutive game Wednesday 53-45 against Northeastern University (5-2, 0-0 CAA), despite both teams struggling on the offensive end. The Terriers shot just 32% from the field and 18.8% from beyond the arc, both season lows. The Huskies did not fare much better, […]