All Boston area college basketball teams will be in action this weekend.
UConn hosts No. 12/13 Marquette at the XL Center on Saturday at noon. The Huskies are looking to move back to .500 in Big East play while Marquette enters the game 10-3 in league play. Both UConn and Marquette enter the game having come off of a win.
Northeastern hosts America East-leader Stony Brook in a Sears BracketBusters matchup at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The Huskies are 4-2 all-time in BracketBusters play and are participating in the BracketBusters event for the seventh straight season. Northeastern will be live streaming the game free of charge.
Boston U. also has a BracketBusters matchup with Loyola (Md.) on Sunday at noon. Boston goes into the game second in America East and is 4-0 in BracketBusters play all-time. Loyola is on a four-game wining streak. Boston won the only meeting between the two schools in 1996.
On Sunday at 6 p.m., Boston College hosts No. 5/4 Duke at the Silvio O. Conte Forum. Boston College is only 3-9 in ACC play this season, but the Eagles already scored a major upset win in their last home game when they defeated Florida State on Feb. 8. Nevertheless, BC will have their work cut out for them against ACC-leader Duke on Sunday.
Here's the Boston area college basketball schedule this weekend:
No. 12/13 Marquette at UConn (12 p.m., TV: ESPN/ESPN3)
Stony Brook at Northeastern (1 p.m., Radio: WRBB 104.9-FM )
Bucknell at Holy Cross (4 p.m., TV: none)
La Salle at UMass (6 p.m., TV: CBS Sports Network)
Yale at Harvard (7 p.m., TV: none)
Boston U. at Loyola (Md.) (12 p.m., TV: none)
No. 5/4 Duke at Boston College (6 p.m., TV: ESPNU)