Category Archives: March Madness

Postseason Preview: Boston College vs. Georgia Tech, ACC First Round

Also see the Postseason Preview for BU-American in tonight’s Patriot League championship game. The game: 14. Boston College (8-23 overall, 4-14 ACC) vs. 11. Georgia Tech (15-16, 6-12); 7:00 Wednesday, ESPN2. In-league efficiency: BC: -.08 (1.09 pts/poss, 1.17 allowed); GT: … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: American vs. Boston U., Patriot League final

The game: 2. American (19-12 overall, 13-5 Patriot) vs. 1. Boston University (24-9, 15-3); 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, CBSSN. In-league efficiency: American: +.11 (1.08 pts/poss, .97 allowed); BU +.10 (1.08 pts/poss, .98 allowed) One key chart: BU’s offense, catching fire at … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: Northeastern vs. Delaware, CAA semifinal

The game: 5. Northeastern (11-20 overall, 7-9 Colonial) vs. 1. Delaware (24-9, 14-2), at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, NBCSN. In-league efficiency: Northeastern: -.02 (1.00 pts/poss, 1.02 allowed); Delaware: +.08 (1.11 pts/poss; 1.03 allowed) One key chart: Eighteen minutes against Georgetown aside, … Continue reading

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Offense rolls again as BU reaches Patriot League final

In the regular season, Boston University had an offense that was good but not great. The Terriers scored 1.08 points per possession in Patriot League play, good for fourth in the conference (though not far from first or sixth). Though … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: Army vs. Boston U., Patriot League semifinal

The game: 5. Army (15-15 overall, 10-8 Patriot) vs. 1. Boston University (23-9, 15-3) In-league efficiency: Army: +.02 (1.07 pts/poss, 1.05 allowed); BU: +.10 (1.08 pts/poss, .98 allowed) One key chart: How important is Kyle Wilson to Army’s offense?   … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: Northeastern vs. Drexel, CAA quarterfinal

The game: 5. Northeastern (10-20 overall, 7-9 Colonial) vs. 4. Drexel (16-13, 8-8) In-league efficiency: Northeastern: -.02 (1.00 pts/poss, 1.02 allowed); Drexel: .04 (1.09 pts/poss; 1.05 allowed) One key chart: The final minute of Northeastern’s regular-season finale at Drexel last … Continue reading

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Watson, Irving lead BU in quarterfinal rout

With eight minutes left in the second half of Wednesday night’s game, after D.J. Irving had made three straight baskets — each more difficult than the last — and added an assist in short order, the senior guard headed to … Continue reading

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