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’sMonday, March 14th, 2011
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 halfcourt 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…)