Friday's contest that pits the Rhode Island Rams (24-6) versus the Boston University Terriers (24-8) at Thomas F. Ryan Center has a projected final score of 68-58 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of Rhode Island, who is the favorite in this matchup by our model. Tipoff is at 6:00 PM ET on March 17.

The Terriers' most recent outing was a 66-61 loss to Holy Cross on Sunday.

Boston University vs. Rhode Island Game Info

  • When: Friday, March 17, 2023 at 6:00 PM ET
  • Where: Thomas F. Ryan Center in Kingston, Rhode Island

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Boston University vs. Rhode Island Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Rhode Island 68, Boston University 58

Boston University Schedule Analysis

  • In their signature win of the season, the Terriers took down the Holy Cross Crusaders 66-59 on February 15.
  • Based on the RPI, the Rams have eight wins over Quadrant 3 teams, tied for the 27th-most in the nation.
  • When facing Quadrant 4 teams, Boston University is 21-0 (1.000%) -- the seventh-most victories.

Boston University 2022-23 Best Wins

  • 66-59 at home over Holy Cross (No. 153) on February 15
  • 82-69 at home over Lehigh (No. 204) on January 28
  • 78-65 on the road over Lehigh (No. 204) on February 25
  • 58-44 on the road over Colgate (No. 232) on January 25
  • 72-51 at home over Colgate (No. 232) on January 11

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Boston University Performance Insights

  • The Terriers are outscoring opponents by 11.2 points per game, with a +361 scoring differential overall. They put up 68.9 points per game (109th in college basketball) and allow 57.7 per contest (32nd in college basketball).
  • Boston University has averaged 2.2 more points in Patriot action (71.1) than overall (68.9).
  • At home, the Terriers score 73.9 points per game. On the road, they score 63.3.
  • At home Boston University is giving up 59.2 points per game, 3.3 more than it is away (55.9).
  • The Terriers are posting 69.3 points per contest in their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 68.9.