BOSTON- To acquire momentum from their 72-63 season-opener win over Northeastern, the Boston University males’s basketball staff meets a second squad of Huskys throughout a go to to UConn Friday evening. Although Fox Sports 2 is scheduled to start broadcasting at 6 p.m., followers can hear Doug Brown and Brian Maurer beginning at 5:45 p.m
- BU are concentrating on their first 2-0 begin for the reason that 2013-14 season opened with victories over Northeastern and UMass Lowell.
- A local of New Haven, Connecticut, graduate scholar Walter Why notched a personal-best six 3-pointers on Monday towards the Huskies en route to a career-high 27 factors and added a career-defining 13 rebounds for his fifteenth double-double. He at present ranks nineteenth all-time with 1,265 factors, 35 factors away from changing into the fifteenth terrier all-time to attain 1,300 factors.
- BU has two different Connecticut terriers in graduate college Jonas Harper (Stamford) and older Nevin Zinc (New metropolis). Harper scored 15 factors towards Northeastern whereas Zink had seven rebounds.
- Junior Miles Brewster celebrated his eighth profession begin and handed out his private finest with six assists.
- The Terriers are actually 13-0 for the reason that begin of the 2021-22 season when their bench outplays opponents and likewise 16-2 once they maintain opponents beneath 45% taking pictures.
- The Huskies are incomes votes in each the AP and Coaches nationwide polls after successful 23-10 final season and reaching the primary spherical of the NCAA event.
- UConn is led by 6-foot-9 ahead Adama Sanogo, Big East Preseason Player of the Year, who posted a career-high 30 factors towards Auburn final season. In an 85-54 win over Stonehill on Monday, he had 19 factors and 6 rebounds in simply 19 minutes.
- The Huskies have 4 transfers on their staff, together with 6-foot-4 guard Nahiem Alleyne, who averaged 9.6 ppg at Virginia Tech final season, and 6-foot-5 guard Tristen Newton, who returned in 2021 -22 in East Carolina averaged 17.7 ppg.
- 6-foot-5 guard Jordan Hawkins was named the 2021-22 Big East All-Freshman after averaging 5.8 ppg final season.
- UConn includes a 7-foot-2 freshman Donovan Clingan, who had 9 factors and 7 rebounds in simply 18 minutes towards Stonehill.
- UConn owns a 44-12 benefit in an all-time streak relationship again to 1930, however is just going through BU for the sixth time since a 1990 NCAA 1st Rd. match. Both applications had been members of the Yankee Conference within the mid-Seventies.
- Coach Jones is 3-0 with the Terriers and most lately misplaced to the Huskies in 2017 (85-66) after shedding 51-49 in 2016 and 77-60 in 2013.
- BU final beat UConn at house in 1986 in Jim Calhoun’s first season.
- BU will open a house stand with two video games towards Johnson & Wales on Monday (November 14) at 7pm
- It would be the first ever assembly between the 2 applications.