March Madness rolls on, but the 2013-14 college basketball season is over for the seven Massachusetts Division I teams. Harvard and UMass both took part in the NCAA Tournament, but with very different results, as the Crimson advanced to the Round of 32 while the Minutemen could never get their offense going and were one-and-done. […]
For the first time since 2007, two Massachusetts teams will play in the NCAA Tournament starting this week, as Harvard and UMass both had their names called on Selection Sunday. Harvard was an automatic qualifier after winning the Ivy League title, while the Minutemen, seemingly a lock earlier in the season, received an at-large bid […]
Harvard Record: 23-4, 10-1 (1st in Ivy League) Harvard went 7-1 in February to secure its place atop the Ivy League standings, demolishing Penn and Cornell twice each and losing only to Yale on February 8. The Crimson’s seven wins came by a whopping 17.3 points on average, as it took full advantage of the […]
#21 Massachusetts Record: 17-3, 4-2 (4th in Atlantic 10 Conference) UMass climbed as high as number 13 in the AP rankings in January, before dropping two of its last three games of the month and plunging down to number 21, still two spots higher than it was at the end of December. The Minutemen reeled […]
#23 Massachusetts Record: 11-1 (1st in Atlantic 10 Conference) UMass climbed one spot in the AP rankings over the month of December despite sustaining its first loss of the season, a narrow five-point defeat at Florida State on the 21st. The Minutemen bounced back from that setback with a 69-67 overtime victory over Providence to […]
#24 Massachusetts Record: 6-0 (2nd in Atlantic 10 Conference) The UMass Minutemen earned their first top 25 ranking in the AP poll since 1998, the last year they played in the NCAA Tournament, thanks to a hot start in which they won their first six games by an average of 10 points. The run was highlighted […]
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.