Author: Luke Scotchie

With the First Pick: 2023 NBA Draft Hot Takes

By Luke Scotchie The 2023 NBA Draft is closer than we realize. Only two months separate today from draft day, and we’re less than a month away from the NBA Draft Lottery. We’ve had months to scout these prospects and evaluate team fit, and through all that time studying, our perceptions of these players and […]

With the First Pick: Postseason Mock Draft

By Luke Scotchie The 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament ended with the Connecticut Huskies cutting down the nets. But they weren’t the only big winners of this year’s tournament. Several of college basketball’s brightest stars on all sorts of teams became household names in this tournament, giving NBA teams a reason to tune in to […]

With the First Pick: 2023 NCAA Tournament Standouts and Disappointments

By Luke Scotchie What a tournament it has been. The first four rounds of the 2023 NCAA Tournament have been nothing short of outstanding and unpredictable. Purdue became just the second No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 seed in men’s tournament history with their loss to Fairleigh-Dickinson. Florida Atlantic entered the tournament […]

With the First Pick: Pre-March Madness Mock Draft

By Luke Scotchie Ah, the sounds of March. Birds chirping, nets swishing, universities celebrating and Luther Vandross’ “One Shining Moment” playing in the background. Cheers and tears alike permeate the rowdy arenas that host some of the world’s best basketball this month. You couldn’t ask for a better environment. Nowhere else will you witness this […]

Men’s Basketball: Terriers Defeat Army in Final Road Game of the Season

By Luke Scotchie Cover Photo Credit: Stevie Potter The final road trip for Boston University Men’s Basketball (14-16, 7-10 PL) ended on a high note with their victory against Army West Point (15-15, 9-8 PL) at Christl Arena on Wednesday by a final score of 73-67. Leading the victory for the Terriers was senior guard […]

With the First Pick: Post-Trade Deadline Mock Draft

By Luke Scotchie The 2023 NBA Trade Deadline has come and gone. Several teams have undergone significant roster turnover—some fixing their weaknesses while others created new ones. Many teams look a lot different than they did since my last mock draft. Some teams may have completely flipped their big boards as a result of this […]

Men’s Basketball: Terriers Lose to Holy Cross On Game-Winner

By Luke Scotchie Cover Photo Credit: Stevie Potter A game-winning buzzer-beater from Holy Cross (10-18, 7-8 PL) junior guard Bo Montgomery at Hart Center on Wednesday handed Boston University Men’s Basketball (12-16, 5-10 PL) its second straight loss, 71-69. With less than two seconds left to play in the game, Montgomery was able to get […]

With the First Pick: Brandon Miller is Pretty Good at Basketball

By Luke Scotchie Brandon Miller is pretty good at basketball. That’s it. That’s the column. Okay, you got me. There’s still several hundred more words to go before you finish reading. But I could just say the seven words of the first sentence, leave it at that, and provide a very accurate analysis of college […]

Women’s Basketball: Terriers Demolish Loyola in a Historic Triple-Digit Game

By Luke Scotchie Case Gymnasium erupted on Saturday when senior guard Liz Shean nailed a 3-pointer with six seconds left in Boston University Women’s Basketball’s (16-6, 11-0 PL) 100-57 win against the Loyola University Maryland Greyhounds (7-15, 2-9 PL). Shean’s final 3-pointer marked the Terriers’ 100th point of the game, a feat the Terriers have […]

With the First Pick: January 2023 Mock Draft

By Luke Scotchie New year, new games and new talking points about the 2023 NBA Draft. So much has happened since the last installment of this article. Conference play has begun in the NCAA, trades have happened in the NBA and several new prospects have shot up from second-rounders at best to guys in contention […]