Led by second-year head coach Joe Jones, the Boston University menís basketball team enters the 2012-13 season seeking its third postseason berth in the last four years. The Terriers return three starters, including Preseason All-Conference honoree D.J. Irving who led the league last season in assists at 5.4 apg.
Led by ninth-year head coach Kelly Greenberg, the Boston University womenís basketball team returns 10 letterwinners, including three starters from last yearís 23-9 squad that advanced to the first round of the WNIT. The Terriers will host a combined six non-conference opponents in November and December.
Led by senior captain Wade Megan, the Boston University menís ice hockey team will play 18 contests at home this season, starting off with an exhibition game against the University of Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 7. Click here to purchase season tickets.
This past summer, Boston University formally accepted an invitation to move 20 of its 25 teams to the Patriot League on July 1, 2013 for the 2013-14 season. Formed as an all-sport conference in 1990-91, the league features American, Army, Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh 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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AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13 Appeared in all 39 games for BU ... Recorded his first point of the season with an assist in a 5-2 victory against UMass ... Scored his first goal of the season in a 6-2 victory at Vermont ... Recorded a goal and an assists in a 3-2 win over RPI ... Had a 4-game point streak from Jan. 4 -Jan. 18 ... Scored the game-winning goal at Providence ... Netted a goal in a 5-2 victory over Merrimack ... Scored two goals in a 5-0 win over Northeastern ... Recorded a goal and an assist in a 5-3 victory over Merrimack in the Hockey East quarterfinal ... Named a Hockey East Top Performer three times (12/10, 1/7, 2/11).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12 Played in all 39 games ... Ranked fifth on the team in points with 31 on 12 goals and 19 assists ... Had one assist in Hockey East semifinal against Maine on March 16 ... Notched three points (1g, 2a) against New Hampshire on March 10 ... Collected three points (1g, 2a) in two games at Vermont on Feb. 24-25 ... Had two helpers against Harvard in opening round of Beanpot ... Scored two goals at Providence on Jan. 21 ... Had goal and assist against Merrimack on Jan. 6 ... Tallied twice in the Terriers' 5-1 win over Maine on Dec. 10 ...Recorded an assist in three straight games from Nov. 13 to Nov. 19 ... Registered a point in each of the team's first six games, including a stretch with a goal in three straight contests... Scored his first goal of the season against Holy Cross on Oct. 22 ... Recorded two assists in the season opener against New Hampshire on Oct. 8 ... Named a Hockey East Top Performer seven times(10/31, 12/12, 1/9, 1/23, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11 One of six Terriers to play in all 39 contests ... Finished sixth on the squad in scoring with 25 points on six goals and 19 assists ... Earned Hockey East Rookie of the Month honors for October ... Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week on Oct. 11 after tallying five points (2g, 3a) and a plus-5 rating while helping the Terriers claim the Ice Breaker title with wins over Wisconsin and Notre Dame ... Scored four points on a goal and three assists in 5-4 win over No. 17 Notre Dame in the Ice Breaker title game ... In collegiate debut, tallied primary assist on game-winning goal in 4-3 win over No. 13 Wisconsin on Oct. 8 ... Ended the first semester with an eight-game point streak during which he tallied a goal and seven assists ... Named runner up for Hockey East Rookie of the Month in November ... Added a late five-game point streak (Feb. 25 - March 10) with two goals and four assists ... Named a Hockey East Top Performer on Nov. 22 and Feb. 28.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY Helped Vernon claim back-to-back RBC Cup titles in 2009 and 2010 ... Totaled 51 points (21g, 30a) over 71 games in his two seasons with Vernon ... Tallied seven points (3g, 4a) in the 2010 RBC tournament ... Played in 26 contests with the USHL's Chicago Steel at the beginning of the 2009-10 season and averaged a point per game (8g, 18a) before returning to Vernon ... Teammate of current Terrier Ryan Santana with Vernon in 2008-09 ... Played midget hockey for the Okanagan Hockey Academy and posted a 43-56-99 line in 58 games.
PERSONAL Born April 21, 1992 ... Son of Kanwal Gill ... Enrolled in the College of General Studies.