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Saturday, February 23, 2008

[Insert juvenile Peacock joke here]

So this year, the "Bracketbuster" was less about Brackets and more like a Bust for BU - playing 6-19 St. Peter's is not the prize that we would like to have for interrupting the stretch run of our conference season. Still, today's 67-64 win was good to show just how far we have come as a team.

BU shot much worse than the PeaCOCKS (37.8% versus 48.0%), yet still came away with the victory because they took care of the ball and shared with others (only 8 turnovers all game, and 18 assists). That wouldn't have happened during the normal non-conference season. They also showed grit by coming from behind to take the win. They were down by 3 with just over a minute remaining, but turned that into a 3-point victory thanks to a wide open layup by Matt Wolff (who has really proved his worth lately) with 13 seconds left and clutch free throws by Johnny Holland.

**Fun Fact**: This is the first victory in any Bracketbuster or Bracketbuster-affiliated game for an America East team! Go us!

Congrats are in order for Corey Lowe - he shot 14 3-pointers, but the 6 that went in were enough for him to break the BU single season record for made 3-pointers (the record was 79, he now has 83). For a guy who missed 5 whole games due to injuries and his little vacation earlier this year, and still has at least 3 games to go, that is damn impressive.

Huge game next Thursday against Hartford - a chance to move into a tie for second place... and it's at our place. Time to bring it, Terrier fans.

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3 Comments:

At 12:41 AM, Anonymous Jman said...

Your game stats are not accurate. Corey took 14 shots from the 3 point line not 20 like you suggested. He was 6-14 from 3 - which is a decent percentage.

For the game he was 8-20. I am hoping a retraction is in order.

 
At 9:35 AM, Blogger Tall-boy said...

You are right, my bad..
I mixed up 3pt shots and total shots. It's still a hell of a lot of attempted 3-pointers.

 
At 12:19 AM, Blogger The Hot Dog said...

Hey, you know that's just his style. I don't have a thing wrong with that. Most of the time.

 

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