Legendary Boston University hockey coach Jack Parker will retire after this season, according to ESPN.com. Parker will make the announcement on Monday, the day of his 68th birthday. Parker has 894 regular-season victories, the most by any coach for one team, and third-most all time behind BC’s Jerry York and Michigan State’s Ron Mason.
Boston College and Boston University both played host for their games on Sunday afternoon, and when both games knotted up at 52 at the end of regulation, it would take overtime to give themselves winning records at home. BC, led once again by sophomore Ryan Anderson’s 23 points and career-high 19 rebounds, took on the [...]
The Harvard Crimson finally pushed their record above .500 Tuesday night, riding performances from freshman Siyani Chambers and sophomore Wesley Saunders, who scored 21 and 16 points respectively. Their win came with just 4 seconds remaining in the game against Boston University, when Chambers knocked down a huge jumper. Harvard had been trailing since halftime [...]
More so than any other sport, college basketball is a sport of perennial powerhouses. Establishing an institution to be synonymous with a sport itself takes years, and only a select few have been able to earn the right within the basketball community including Duke, Indiana, UConn, North Carolina and Kansas. In arguably the greatest sports [...]
With 6.4 seconds remaining in the extra session, Boston College (19-10-1) sophomore forward Bill Arnold roofed a shot from the right slot, beating Boston University (17-10-1) senior goaltender Kieran Millan for a dramatic 3-2 overtime win in the 60th installment of the Beanpot at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass. The game was brilliantly played [...]
The Boston University Terriers (17-8-1) and Boston College Eagles (17-10-1) each advanced to next Monday’s Beanpot final, dispatching the Harvard Crimson (7-7-9) and Northeastern Huskies (11-12-3) respectively at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass.
Boston University men’s hockey player Corey Trivino is one of the leading scorers in Hockey East, the team’s first-line center and maybe its most valuable player. He was so good so early that he was drafted in the second round by the NHL’s New York Islanders in 2008. Now, he’s off the BU team for [...]
Stall! Crash! Up! Broken! Turn! Ultimate’s language is a staccato code, designed to convey information in a single breath. In a sport where players don’t stop running until a change of possession or a score, extra breaths are hard to come by. The Ozone Pilots, Boston University’s Ultimate team, practice on BU’s Nickerson Field. Head-high [...]
The Beanpot college hockey tournament is a Boston institution, an annual tournament where the four biggest hockey schools in the Boston area face off. This year’s final takes place Monday night, featuring Boston College against Northeastern for the championship, while Boston University faces Harvard in the consolation game.
Melinda Matyas stands along the raised edge of the Competition Pool at Boston University. More specifically, she handstands. Her body is a perfect line, perpendicular to the turquoise water. She holds it for 10 seconds. No movement, no sound. As still as a graveyard at night. Then her 130 pound, 5’6” body springs to life, [...]
FINAL: La Salle 84, BU 81 9:07pm – THANKS ALL! Anthony signing off, see you saturday! 9:05pm – La Salle takes this one, 84-81. Partin leads 5 double figure BU scores with 20. Guillandeux had 21 for La Salle. BU plays at Harvard this saturday. BU drops to 4-6 on the season. 9:04pm – Holland [...]
FINAL: Kentucky beats BU 91-57 LIVE 2nd half blog 9:02pm – BU drops to 4-4 on the year and Kentucky improves to 5-1. Holland leads BU scorers with 20, Griffin has 13 & Partin 11 9:00pm – the UK reserve gets to the ft line and hits em both… wow fans stand up. 91-57 as [...]
2nd Half blogging! 6:30pm – We are at half now, in Washington D.C., listening to Coach Chambers’ pre-game keys to success. 1. get rid of the flu going around BU campus 2. ball control 3. rebounding rebounding rebounding! 4. make open shots 6:32pm – Does BU have a 2nd half run in them? We are [...]
BC knows that it will be playing in NCAA Hockey’s playoff tournament, but BU and Maine were playing an elimination game and Vermont needed some help to get in. BC did Vermont, and the rest of the league, no favors in a 3-0 win over the Catamounts in the early semifinal. Maine jumped on BU [...]
Last week saw some upsets in the early rounds of the nation’s college hockey tournaments, but the top five in the latest USCHO.com Division I Men’s Hockey Poll remained unchanged from last week. Denver solidified its grip on first with 46 of 50 first place votes, while Miami remained in second with the other four [...]