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Frozen Four Pregame Parties – Boston & Around the Country

Thursday, April 7th – Frozen Four Semifinal  Events

BOSTON

12:00-3:00 pm EST  Bostonia Public House, 131 State St, Boston, MA 02109 – Hosted by Damien Goddard and sponsored by Denver Boone Facebook and LetsGoDU. If you are attending, go HERE. Any and all DU fans welcome!

Free appetizers. Lunch and drinks are available for purchase. Boone posters and NEW Boone hats are available ($25/ea.) along with posters ($15). Continue reading Frozen Four Pregame Parties – Boston & Around the Country

Georgetown Runs Over Denver, 17-9

A packed Peter Barton Stadium saw DU fall to the Big EAST favorite Georgetown Saturday afternoon.  Denver (5-5, 0-1) led Georgetown 4-3 at the end of the first quarter but the Hoyas were fueled by a shorthanded goal in the second quarter and raced past Denver, 14-5,  over the next three quarters. Denver falls to 0-1 in the Big EAST. Georgetown goes to 8-1, 1-0 on the season. Continue reading Georgetown Runs Over Denver, 17-9

Denver’s BIG EAST Dominance to be Tested by Georgetown

A 5-4 Denver Lacrosse team enters Peter Barton Stadium Saturday to face the Big EAST preseason favorite, Georgetown Hoyas (7-1) in their first conference game of the season. The Pioneers are in an unfamiliar position, picked second in the Big EAST preseason poll to the Hoyas, looking in the mirror and trying to figure out their identity. Continue reading Denver’s BIG EAST Dominance to be Tested by Georgetown

DU Releases Frozen Four Ticket Plan for Boston

*Unlike prior year Frozen Four packages, each session ticket will be sold separately (for an additional $135 if purchased via DU) as teams advance to the Saturday final. Session 1 includes both games with no pass-out between games. If DU loses, DU ticket customers must find tickets via other outlets to purchase tickets to the final game on Saturday.

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Transfer Portal Exodus Hits Summit League Men’s Basketball Teams Hard

Welcome to basketball transfer portal season once again. While the numbers change by the hour, as of this writing, 638 players have entered their names in the Division I men’s basketball portal already this year. This does not include players who have exhausted their eligibility at the end of this past season. Some conferences have been hit harder than others and the Summit League certainly falls into that category. Continue reading Transfer Portal Exodus Hits Summit League Men’s Basketball Teams Hard

KJ Hunt Going Pro, Departs DU

KJ Hunt played a big part in the Denver men’s basketball turnaround this past season. Hunt announced his intention to turn professional, however, forgoing his extra COVID season. Hunt averaged 15.1 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, along with 103 assists, all team-leading numbers for the Pioneers.

Hunt was not the only Denver basketball player to announce their intention to play elsewhere. Continue reading KJ Hunt Going Pro, Departs DU

St. Thomas Athletic Facilities Expansion Plans Denied

Landlocked St. Thomas University was looking to expand its footprint in St. Paul, Minnesota as they approached the private Town and Country Club with an unsolicited offer. St. Thomas would pay the club $61.4 million for the purchase of their 96-acre golf course for hockey, baseball, and softball facilities as well as the future growth of the urban University. The Town & Country Club Board of Directors reviewed the offer and unanimously rejected the St. Thomas bid. Continue reading St. Thomas Athletic Facilities Expansion Plans Denied