Led by Patriot League preseason Player of the Year D.J. Irving, the Boston University menís basketball team will host every conference game this season at Agganis Arena for the first time in program history. The inaugural Patriot League home schedule will begin Thursday, Jan. 2 against Holy Cross. Fans can purchase tickets for any of the nine games by clicking here.
Coming off its second straight postseason appearance, the Boston University womenís basketball team will open the Patriot League schedule on Thursday, Jan. 2 at Holy Cross and will host the programís first conference game on Sunday, Jan. 5 against Lehigh. Fans can purchase tickets for any of the nine home games by clicking here.
After winning the newly-created Kelley-Harkness Cup at Madison Square Garden against Cornell, the Boston University menís ice hockey team will host three games at Agganis in the month of January and also play against Maine on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Fenway Park. Fans can purchase tickets for any of the four games by clicking here.
On July 1, Boston University officially moved 20 of its 25 teams to the Patriot League. Formed as an all-sport conference in 1990-91, the league features American, Army, Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh, Loyola Maryland and Navy .
Located within Boston University's impressive $225-million John Hancock Student Village, Agganis Arena is a state-of-the-art, multipurpose sports and entertainment center. A 290,000-square foot premier venue, it serves as home for the hockey and basketball teams and also for many other events, including past concerts by Carrie Underwood and Kings of Leon.
Terrier Rewards is a FREE program that rewards BU Athletics' most loyal student supporters. Students earn points for attending specified varsity home games and receive prizes from sponsors based on their point total.
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2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS Named to Inside College Hockey Preseason All-America Second Team ... Tallied two assists in 6-4 win over Merrimack on Nov. 14 ... Notched six points (2g, 4a) in three-game point streak from Nov. 21-28 ... Scored a goal and assisted on two goals, including Chris Connolly's overtime game-winner, at Harvard on Nov. 24 ...Posted a goal and an assist against Cornell on Nov. 28 in New York ... Scored goals in three straight games from Dec. 5-Jan. 2 ... Assisted on Wade Megan's game-winning goal in 3-2 win over Boston College at Fenway Park on Jan. 8 ... Racked up a career-best four assists, including an assist on Chris Connolly's game-winner, in 6-4 win over Merrimack on Jan. 16 ... Scored a power-play goal in 5-4 win at Boston College on Jan. 22 ... Registered three assists to reach 100 career points in 6-2 win over Massachusetts on Jan. 29 ...Tallied nine points (1g, 8a) in four-game point streak from Jan. 16-29 ... Named to Hockey East Honor Roll four times (10/12, 11/30, 12/14, 1/18).
2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS Hockey East Honorable Mention All-Star ... NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team ... NCAA Northeast Regional All-Tournament Team ... Scored the game-tying goal with 15.4 seconds left in the third period of the NCAA championship game against Miami after assisting Zach Cohen on his goal with under a minute to go ... Assisted on Vinny Saponari's second-period goal in the NCAA semifinals vs. Vermont on April 9 ... 2009 Beanpot MVP after scoring three goals in tournament, including two in first round vs. Harvard ... Led the nation with a plus-29 rating ... Played in 44 games, missing one game (Holy Cross, 11/25) due to a healthy scratch ... Became first Terrier in almost nine years (Gregg Johnson vs. Merrimack, 3/14/98) to record five points in a game with a two-goal, three-assist effort at Providence on March 6 ... Scored the team's only two unassisted goals this season ... Named to All-Ice Breaker Team ... Hockey East Player of the Month in February after earning runner-up honors in October ... Two-tim Hockey East Player of the Week (2/9, 4/13) ... New England Hockey Journal Player of the Week (2/12) ... Four-time Hockey East Honor Roll selection (11/3, 11/17, 2/16, 3/2, 3/9).
2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS Appeared in 39-of-40 games, missing only the season opener... Finished fifth on the team in scoring with 29 points on 16 goals and 13 assists... Goal total was third on team and tops amongst Hockey East rookies... Played in all 27 league games, tallying 12 goals and nine assists... Recorded five power-play goals with four coming in conference play... Had a hand in all three goals in 3-0 win vs. UMass on Feb. 29, scoring two goals and adding an assist... Had six two-point games, including a two-goal performance at UMass Lowell on Dec. 7... Tallied two assists in collegiate debut vs. Alaska Anchorage on Oct. 13... Recorded a goal and an assist on four occasions (vs. UMass Lowell, 11/3; vs. Merrimack, 2/2; at Providence, 3/6; vs. UMass Lowell, 3/16) - all wins... Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week on Nov. 5.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY United States Hockey Report Prep Forward of the Year... Captained Avon Old Farms to the 2007 New England Division I prep championship, finishing third among all New England preps in scoring with 66 points, including 23 goals... After being the top scorer at Farmington High School during the 2004-05 campaign, he moved to Avon the following season and led the team in scoring (26-30--56)... Leading scorer and co-MVP of the 2006 Spring Hockey Night in Boston... Academic All-American lacrosse player... Also played soccer.
PERSONAL Son of Joanne and Steven Bonino of Unionville, Conn. ... Enrolled in the University's College of Arts and Sciences ... Born April 20, 1988 ... Drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the sixth round, 173rd overall, of the 2007 National Hockey League Entry Draft before having his draft rights traded to Anaheim on March 4, 2009, as part of a deadline deal for Travis Moen and Kent Huskins.