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John Rooke
September 13, 2018 - 10:33 pm
At first glance, the new schedule for the Providence Friars looks favorable for a young team with plenty of talent, trying to reach a school-record 6th straight NCAA Tournament. Upon closer inspection, however, it appears that the Big East, once again, could also be primed to provide a tough-to-...
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WEEI
June 12, 2018 - 2:01 pm
By John Rooke At first glance, Ed Cooley must think highly of his new kids. Providence released its’ 2018 non-Big East schedule Tuesday, and the 13 opponents (8 home, 3 neutral, 2 away) feature a few college basketball heavyweights in the mix. The season opens on Tuesday, November 6th at the Dunkin...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 06, 2018 - 5:06 pm
One of the biggest positives of Boston University tabbing Albie O'Connell as its next men's hockey coach is that he'll bring continuity and familiarity to the current team and recruits. The Terriers have made the NCAA tournament each of the last four years and are coming off a Hockey East...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 06, 2018 - 9:08 am
Boston University's search for its next men's hockey coach featured a couple somewhat surprising reports and names during the two and a half weeks since David Quinn left for the New York Rangers, but ultimately the school decided to hire the man who seemed to be the favorite, and most natural fit,...
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Scott McLaughlin
May 19, 2018 - 12:41 pm
According to multiple reports, Boston University men's hockey coach David Quinn is expected to leave the school and accept the New York Rangers' head coaching job. Quinn has been linked to the Rangers' job on and off since the season ended, but sources say he had told people around BU that he was...
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Michael Lowther
March 25, 2018 - 9:10 pm
March Madness is one of the sports world’s most anticipated events. But what happens when the madness takes a step into the city of Boston? On Friday, four teams entered the TD Garden with the hopes of using Boston as just a pit stop on the road to the Final Four in San Antonio. Empty seats were...
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Kyle DaLuz
March 19, 2018 - 6:04 pm
Rhode Island men’s basketball coach Dan Hurley appears to be moving on from Kingston. After taking the Rams to back-to-back NCAA Tournaments, the 2017-18 Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year is reportedly set to become the next head coach of the University of Connecticut, according to Hearst Media CT’s...
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Scott McLaughlin
March 17, 2018 - 9:36 pm
Jordan Greenway and Brady Tkachuk being on the same line can create some major problems for Boston University’s opponents. Their size and puck control in the offensive zone can wear down the opposition, and it was exactly those characteristics that helped Boston University beat Providence College,...
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Scott McLaughlin
March 17, 2018 - 12:38 am
If you came to TD Garden for Friday night’s Hockey East semifinals, hopefully you like comebacks and overtime. After Boston University came from behind to knock off Boston College in overtime in the first semifinal, Providence scored a tying goal late in regulation and beat Northeastern in overtime...
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Boston University Athletics
Scott McLaughlin
March 16, 2018 - 9:37 pm
There were several occasions throughout Friday night’s Hockey East semifinal when things weren’t looking good for Boston University, but the Terriers kept finding ways to respond and wound up coming away with a 4-3 overtime victory over rival Boston College to keep their season alive. They fell...
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