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2017–18 Boston University Terriers men's basketball team

The 2017–18 Boston University Terriers men's basketball team represented Boston University during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Terriers, led by seventh-year head coach Joe Jones, played their home games at Case Gym as members of the Patriot League. They finished the season 15–16, 10–8 in Patriot League play to finish in fifth place. In the Patriot League Tournament, they defeated Lehigh in the quarterfinals before losing to Bucknell in the semifinals.

2017–18 Boston University Terriers men's basketball
Boston University Terriers wordmark.svg
ConferencePatriot League
2017–18 record15–16 (10–8 Patriot)
Head coachJoe Jones (7th season)
Assistant coachCurtis Wilson
Assistant coachWalt Corbean
Assistant coachJack Perri
Home stadiumCase Gym
Seasons
2017–18 Patriot League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Bucknell 16 2   .889     25 10   .714
Colgate 12 6   .667     19 14   .576
Navy 11 7   .611     20 12   .625
Lehigh 11 7   .611     16 14   .533
Boston University 10 8   .556     15 16   .484
Holy Cross 8 10   .444     12 19   .387
Lafayette 7 11   .389     10 21   .323
Army 6 12   .333     13 17   .433
Loyola (MD) 6 12   .333     9 22   .290
American 3 15   .167     6 24   .200
2018 Patriot League Tournament winner

Previous seasonEdit

The Terriers finished the 2016–17 season 18–14, 12–6 in Patriot League play to finish in a tie for second place. As the No. 2 seed in the Patriot League Tournament, they defeated Loyola (MD) in the quarterfinals before losing to Lehigh in double overtime in the semifinals.

OffseasonEdit

2017 recruiting classEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Sukhmail Mathon
PF
Dallas, PA Holderness School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Aug 8, 2016 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2017 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2016-09-07.

RosterEdit

2017–18 Boston University Terriers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Eric Johnson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Carlisle School Durham, NC
F 1 Nick Havener 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Riverview HS Sarasota, FL
F 2 Tyler Scanlon 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Westfield HS Chantilly, VA
G/F 5 Walter Whyte 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) RS Fr St. Luke's School New Haven, CT
G 13 Will Goff 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sr Desert Mountain HS Scottsdale, AZ
G 14 Andrew Petcash 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Pine-Richland HS Pittsburgh, PA
G 15 Cheddi Mosely 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr St. Anthony HS Jersey City, NJ
G 21 Cedric Hankerson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Coral Reef HS Miami, FL
G 23 Destin Barnes 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Don Bosco Prep HS Chicago, IL
G 24 Kamali Chambers 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Brewster Academy Golden Valley, MN
G 30 Javante McCoy 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Phillips Exeter Academy Milwaukee, WI
C 41 Sukhmail Mathon 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Holderness School Shavertown, PA
F 51 Max Mahoney 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) So Ridge HS Basking Ridge, NJ
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: December 14, 2017

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
Oct 27, 2017*
7:00 pm
at Vermont
Exhibition for hurricane relief
L 66–87 
Patrick Gym (1,446)
Burlington, VT
Non-conference regular season
Nov 10, 2017*
8:00 pm
Northeastern L 59–65  0–1
Case Gym (1,535)
Boston, MA
Nov 13, 2017*
7:00 pm
Albany L 74–88  0–2
Case Gym (444)
Boston, MA
Nov 19, 2017*
6:00 pm, SNY
at UConn L 66–85  0–3
XL Center (6,308)
Hartford, CT
Nov 22, 2017*
2:00 pm
at Maine W 78–69  1–3
Cross Insurance Center (874)
Bangor, ME
Nov 26, 2017*
4:00 pm
Wheaton (MA) W 83–48  2–3
Case Gym (339)
Boston, MA
Nov 29, 2017*
7:15 pm, ESPN3
at New Hampshire W 70–69  3–3
Lundholm Gym (317)
Durham, NH
Dec 5, 2017*
7:00 pm, RSN
at Miami (FL) L 54–69  3–4
Watsco Center (6,893)
Coral Gables, FL
Dec 8, 2017*
7:00 pm
at Bethune–Cookman W 90–87  4–4
Moore Gymnasium (816)
Daytona Beach, FL
Dec 13, 2017*
5:00 pm, ESPN3
at UMass Lowell L 82–87  4–5
Costello Athletic Center (1,475)
Lowell, MA
Dec 17, 2017*
1:00 pm
Elon L 69–77  4–6
Case Gym (589)
Boston, MA
Dec 21, 2017*
7:00 pm, NESN+
at Harvard L 63–74  4–7
Lavietes Pavilion (1,175)
Boston, MA
Patriot League regular season
Dec 29, 2017
7:00 pm
Army W 90–82  5–7
(1–0)
Case Gym (503)
Boston, MA
Jan 2, 2018
7:00 pm
at Bucknell W 84–79  6–7
(2–0)
Sojka Pavilion (2,018)
Lewisburg, PA
Jan 5, 2018
7:00 pm
at Loyola (MD) L 65–68  6–8
(2–1)
Reitz Arena (642)
Baltimore, MD
Jan 8, 2018
7:00 pm
Lehigh W 92–81  7–8
(3–1)
Case Gym (403)
Boston, MA
Jan 11, 2018
7:00 pm, Stadium
Colgate W 72–58  8–8
(4–1)
Case Gym (387)
Boston, MA
Jan 14, 2018
1:00 pm
at Holy Cross W 54–40  9–8
(5–1)
Hart Center (1,561)
Worcester, MA
Jan 17, 2018
7:00 pm
American L 58–69  9–9
(5–2)
Case Gym (705)
Boston, MA
Jan 20, 2018
2:00 pm
at Navy W 75–68  10–9
(6–2)
Alumni Hall (1,942)
Annapolis, MD
Jan 24, 2018
7:00 pm
at Lafayette W 75–72  11–9
(7–2)
Kirby Sports Center (1,144)
Easton, PA
Jan 28, 2018
12:00 pm, CBSSN
Bucknell L 79–91  11–10
(7–3)
Case Gym (900)
Boston, MA
Jan 31, 2018
7:00 pm
Loyola (MD) W 64–55  12–10
(8–3)
Case Gym (704)
Boston, MA
Feb 3, 2018
2:00 pm
at Lehigh L 75–80  12–11
(8–4)
Stabler Arena (1,214)
Bethlehem, PA
Feb 7, 2018
7:00 pm
at Colgate L 60–74  12–12
(8–5)
Cotterell Court (959)
Hamilton, NY
Feb 10, 2018
12:00 pm
Holy Cross L 62–73  12–13
(8–6)
Case Gym (571)
Boston, MA
Feb 14, 2018
7:00 pm
at American L 56–60  12–14
(8–7)
Bender Arena (505)
Washington, D.C.
Feb 17, 2018
12:00 pm
Navy L 48–62  12–15
(8–8)
Case Gym (1,404)
Boston, MA
Feb 21, 2018
7:00 pm
Lafayette W 81–65  13–15
(9–8)
Case Gym (540)
Boston, MA
Feb 24, 2018
2:00 pm
at Army W 61–59  14–15
(10–8)
Christl Arena (992)
West Point, NY
Patriot League Tournament
Mar 1, 2018
7:00 pm, Stadium
(5) at (4) Lehigh
Quarterfinals
W 88–82  15–15
Stabler Arena (1,491)
Bethlehem, PA
Mar 4, 2018
2:00 pm, CBSSN
(5) at (1) Bucknell
Semifinals
L 59–90  15–16
Sojka Pavilion (2,925)
Lewisburg, PA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Official Site of Boston University Athletics". GoTerriers.com. Retrieved 2017-11-18.