Posts Tagged ‘Darryl Proctor’

Let’s Dance! John Holland’s 27 points power the Terriers to a 56-54 win over Stony Brook and a trip to the NCAA’s

Monday, March 14th, 2011

(Photographs courtesy of Steve McLaughlin)

Terrier Nation was elated. Mankind (the wrestler) was devastated.

The best player in the league stepped up in the conference’s biggest game. John Holland powered Boston University to a thrilling 56-54 win over Stony Brook in the final seconds of the America East championship game, and the Terriers punched their ticket to the Big Dance for the first time since 2002.

Boston University took its only lead of the day over Stony Brook with 2.4 seconds left, as Holland calmly sunk two free throws and survived a half court heave to win the America East title. It was an interesting (nail-biting, thrilling, heartbreaking, controversial) end to a memorable title game played on national TV in the league’s best venue in front of a raucous crowd and terrific atmosphere. (more…)

Let’s go streaking: Tim Ambrose is on a roll

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Everyone knows Albany’s Tim Ambrose can put up numbers. The compact 6-foot-nil guard had solid stats as a freshman despite limited playing time and provided more than his fair share of scoring outbursts in his sophomore and junior year. Despite his point totals, though, Ambrose built a reputation defined more by inconsistent play and wasted potential than big numbers. Unable to shoulder the burden being placed upon him, Albany slipped in the standings, falling from 3rd to 7th, and eventually reaching the cellar last season.

So color this America East observer surprised to see Ambrose as a key figure in Albany’s early-season success, and shocked to see the senior Dane exhibiting a level of reliability that easily exceeds anything we’ve witnessed from Ambrose before. (more…)