About last night:
True story: I was watching BC totally manhandle Penn State and when they got up 20, I switched to Ohio State-Duke. During a timeout I switched back and Penn State was within six. It happened in a flash. I had to text the best BC fan I know to ask what happened. “Turnovers, ugh,’’ he replied. The Eagles were able to stay above water and got the win. This is life with such a young team; they could lose to Bryant, play their best for 30 minutes then collapse. One night they’ll play really good for 40 minutes against a quality team and show what the true potential is. Tough for coach and fans, however.
Duke again: What’s left to be said? The Dookies were pushed around by Ohio State for 30 minutes and still were able to get the win. Seems like they’ve played every imposing team except Indiana.
High-wire act: UMass trails by 17 in the first half but rallies to beat Siena 64-63. Life with Chaz and the boys is going to be up and down.
Better than you think: BU beating Coastal Carolina 74-44 is really impressive. The Terriers have been unlucky, this time they left nothing to chance.
Alaska hangover: Northeastern finished second in the Great Alaskan Shootout but then loses at home to Maine. It had to be the aftereffect of the long trip.
- Michael Vega
- Mark Blaudschun
- Nancy Marrapese-Burrell