2016–17 Boston University Terriers men's basketball team

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2016–17 Boston University Terriers men's basketball
Boston University Terriers wordmark.svg
ConferencePatriot League
2016–17 record18–14 (12–6 Patriot)
Head coachJoe Jones (6th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Shaun Morris
  • Curtis Wilson
  • Walt Corbean
Home arenaCase Gym
Seasons
2016–17 Patriot League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Bucknell 15 3   .833     26 9   .743
Lehigh 12 6   .667     20 12   .625
Boston University 12 6   .667     18 14   .563
Navy 10 8   .556     16 16   .500
Holy Cross 9 9   .500     15 17   .469
Loyola (MD) 8 10   .444     16 17   .485
Colgate 8 10   .444     10 22   .313
Army 6 12   .333     13 19   .406
Lafayette 5 13   .278     9 21   .300
American 5 13   .278     8 22   .267
2017 Patriot League Tournament winner

The 2016–17 Boston University Terriers men's basketball team represented Boston University during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Terriers, led by sixth-year head coach Joe Jones, played their home games at Case Gym as members of the Patriot League. They finished the season 18–14, 12–16 in America East 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.

Previous season[edit]

The Terriers finished the 2015–16 season 19–15, 11–7 in Patriot League play to finish in third place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Tournament to American. They were invited to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament where they defeated Fordham in the first round before losing in the second round to NJIT.

Offseason[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
John Papale 2 G 6'3" 190 Senior Wallingford, CT Graduated
Braiten Madrigal 14 F 6'4" 180 Junior Downey, CA Walk-on; left the team due to personal resasons
Nathan Dieudonne 22 F 6'7" 225 Senior Louisville, KY Graduated

2016 recruiting class[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Tyler Scanlon
#83 PF
Chantilly, VA Westfield High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sep 17, 2015 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 66
Max Mahoney
#95 PF
Basking Ridge, NJ Ridge High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sep 30, 2015 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 63
Destin Barnes
SG
Crown Point, IN Don Bosco Prep 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg)  
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:

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

2017 recruiting class[edit]

Roster[edit]

2016–17 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) Jr Carlisle School Durham, North Carolina
F 1 Nick Havener 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Riverview High School Sarasota, Florida
F 2 Tyler Scanlon 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Westfield High School Chantilly, Virginia
G 3 Eric Fanning 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Sr Wagner Trenton, New Jersey
C 5 Blaise Mbargorba 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS Sr Peddie School Garoua, Cameroon
G 13 Will Goff 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Desert Mountain High School Scottsdale, Arizona
G 15 Cheddi Mosely 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr St. Anthony High School Jersey City, New Jersey
G 20 Cameron Curry (W) 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Chino Hills High School West Covina, California
G 21 Cedric Hankerson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Coral Reef Senior High School Miami, Florida
G 23 Destin Barnes 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Don Bosco Preparatory High School Chicago, Illinois
G 24 Kamali Chambers (W) 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Brewster Academy Golden Valley, Minnesota
G 25 Kyle Foreman 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) So Bellevue High School Clyde Hill, Washington
F 32 Justin Alston 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Sr Archbishop Carroll High School Washington, D.C.
G 34 Brandon Johnson (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Loomis Chaffee School Mount Vernon, New York
F 41 Dylan Haines 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Sr St. Thomas More School (CT) Liverpool, New York
F 51 Max Mahoney 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Fr Ridge High School Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
11/11/2016*
7:00 PM
at Northeastern L 77–87  0–1
Matthews Arena (2,287)
Boston, MA
11/18/2016*
6:00 PM
Northeastern
Steve Wright Classic
W 65–63  1–1
Case Gym (843)
Boston, MA
11/19/2016*
4:00 PM
Maine
Steve Wright Classic
W 102–78  2–1
Case Gym (672)
Boston, MA
11/20/2016*
4:30 PM
LIU Brooklyn
Steve Wright Classic
W 86–69  3–1
Case Gym (460)
Boston, MA
11/22/2016*
12:00 PM
Western New England W 91–54  4–1
Case Gym (955)
Boston, MA
11/28/2016*
7:00 PM
at Saint Peter's L 67–80  4–2
Yanitelli Center 
Jersey City, NJ
11/30/2016*
7:00 PM, ESPN3/SNY
at UConn L 49–51  4–3
XL Center (8,183)
Hartford, CT
12/03/2016*
4:30 PM, RSN
at NC State L 73–77  4–4
PNC Arena (15,986)
Raleigh, NC
12/07/2016*
7:30 PM
Canisius L 77–87  4–5
Case Gym (363)
Boston, MA
12/10/2016*
12:00 PM, RSN
at Syracuse L 77–99  4–6
Carrier Dome (22,878)
Syracuse, NY
12/18/2016*
1:00 PM
New Hampshire W 73–69  5–6
Case Gym (321)
Boston, MA
12/21/2016*
7:00 PM
at UMass Lowell L 75–77  5–7
Tsongas Center (717)
Lowell, MA
Patriot League regular season
12/30/2016
7:00 PM
Holy Cross W 61–55  6–7
(1–0)
Case Gym (632)
Boston, MA
01/02/2017
2:00 PM
Lehigh W 75–61  7–7
(2–0)
Case Gym (484)
Boston, MA
01/05/2017
7:00 PM
at Navy W 71–53  8–7
(3–0)
Alumni Hall 
Annapolis, MD
01/08/2017
2:00 PM
at Lafayette W 91–75  9–7
(4–0)
Kirby Sports Center (1,477)
Easton, PA
01/11/2017
7:00 PM
American W 76–66  10–7
(5–0)
Case Gym (298)
Boston, MA
01/16/2017
7:00 PM, CBSSN
at Loyola (MD) L 69–77  10–8
(5–1)
Reitz Arena (1,286)
Baltimore, MD
01/18/2017
7:00 PM
Colgate L 58–67  10–9
(5–2)
Case Gym (480)
Boston, MA
01/21/2017
2:00 PM, ASN
at Bucknell L 59–70  10–10
(5–3)
Sojka Pavilion (3,265)
Lewisburg, PA
01/25/2017
7:00 PM
Army W 90–89 OT 11–10
(6–3)
Case Gym (740)
Boston, MA
01/30/2017
7:00 PM, CBSSN
at Lehigh W 76–59  12–10
(7–3)
Stabler Arena (1,302)
Bethlehem, PA
02/02/2017
7:00 PM
Navy L 61–70  12–11
(7–4)
Case Gym (646)
Boston, MA
02/05/2017
12:00 PM
Lafayette W 75–58  13–11
(8–4)
Case Gym (526)
Boston, MA
02/08/2017
7:30 PM
at American W 67–64  14–11
(9–4)
Bender Arena (1,014)
Washington, D.C.
02/11/2017
12:00 PM, ASN
Loyola (MD) W 78–63  15–11
(10–4)
Case Gym (521)
Boston, MA
02/15/2017
7:00 PM
at Colgate W 69–68  16–11
(11–4)
Cotterell Court (947)
Hamilton, NY
02/19/2017
12:00 PM
Bucknell L 66–86  16–12
(11–5)
Case Gym (940)
Boston, MA
02/22/2017
7:00 PM
at Army L 62–73  16–13
(11–6)
Christl Arena (1,103)
West Point, NY
02/25/2017
12:00 PM
at Holy Cross W 71–68 OT 17–13
(12–6)
Hart Center (3,548)
Worcester, MA
Patriot League Tournament
03/02/2017
7:00 PM
(2) (7) Loyola (MD)
Quarterfinals
W 64–60  18–13
Case Gym (510)
Boston, MA
03/05/2017
12:00 PM, CBSSN
(2) (3) Lehigh
Semifinals
L 88–91 2OT 18–14
Case Gym (511)
Boston, MA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time Source[1][2][3].

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