Boston, MA - 02/22/13 - (2ND PERIOD) BU goalie Matt O'Connor takes a look behind only to find the UMass Lowell River Hawks had scored their second goal of the second period. Boston University men's ice hockey, action and reaction. BU plays UMass Lowell at Agganis Arena - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Marrapese-Burrell, Topic: 23Lowell-BU, LOID: 5.1.750292063.
BU goalie Matt O'Connor could only watch UMass-Lowell score their second goal of the second period Feb. 22 in the teams’ first meeting in a weekend home-and-home-series. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
The Boston Globe

Two teams going in opposite directions were on display when Boston University and UMass-Lowell met in a weekend home-and-home series, and that meant bad news for the 15th-ranked Terriers.

Scott Wilson scored 5:47 into the game and the No. 12 River Hawks (18-9-2, 12-8-2 Hockey East) never looked back in beating BU, 3-1, Saturday night in Lowell.

UMass-Lowell, which increased its winning streak to four games, blanked the Terriers, 3-0, Friday night. BU is 1-5-2 in its last eight games and has scored three or more goals only twice in that span.

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Evan Rodrigues scored a shorthanded goal for BU (14-4-2, 11-9-2) at 8:25 of the third period to get the Terriers within 2-1, but Joseph Pendenza restored the two-goal lead with 7:55 left.

The River Hawks dominated throughout as BU finished with only 16 shots on net and committed 14 penalties.

UNH 1, Vermont 1 — Trevor van Riemsdyk scored a power-play goal at 8:53 of the third period and Casey DeSmith made 30 saves as the fifth-ranked Wildcats escaped with a tie in Burlington, Vt.

UNH has gone 1-2-3 in its last six games but the tie kept the Wildcats (17-8-5, 12-7-4) tied atop the Hockey East standings, this time with Providence, which moved past idle Merrimack. Jacob Fallon scored for Vermont (10-15-5, 7-11-5).

UMass 5, Maine 3 — Zack LaRue broke a 2-2 tie at 2:55 of the third period with his second goal of the season and the host Minutemen (11-17-2, 8-14-1 Hockey East) finished strong to knock off the Black Bears (9-17-6, 5-12-6) and gain a split of the weekend series.

Brown 3, Quinnipiac 3 — Jeff Ryan and Chris Zaires scored in the final 2:16 and the Bears (10-11-6, 6-8-6 ECAC) stunned the top-ranked Bobcats (22-4-5, 16-1-3) by rallying for a tie in Hamden, Conn.

 Jeremy Langlois gave Quinnipiac a 3-1 edge by beating Anthony Borelli (35 saves) 29 seconds into the third period. But Ryan answered at 17:44 and Zaires got the equalizer with 59 seconds left.

Harvard 6, Clarkson 2 — Kyle Crisculo and Greg Gozzo each scored twice and the visiting Crimson (8-16-3, 5-13-2 ECAC) had no trouble with the Golden Knights (9-17-6, 8-9-3).

Yale 4, Princeton 3 — Carson Cooper scored with 1:56 left as the No. 13 Bulldogs (14-10-3, 10-9-1 ECAC) rallied past the host Tigers (9-14-4, 7-10-3).

Dartmouth 3, St. Lawrence 2 — Tim O’Brien scored a pair of goals and the 19th-ranked Big Green (16-12-4, 9-7-4 ECAC) rallied past the Saints (13-10-4, 9-8-3) in Canton, N.Y.

Holy Cross 4, AIC 1 — Shayne Stockton and Brandon Nunn each scored twice — all on the power play — and the host Crusaders (16-12-3, 12-9-3 Atlantic Hockey) beat the Yellow Jackets (9-15-6, 6-12-6).

UConn 6, Army 3 — Sean Ambrosie scored twice and the visiting Huskies (16-13-3, 13-10-2) beat the Black Knights (7-17-5, 7-12-5) to move past Holy Cross into third place in Atlantic Hockey.

Sacred Heart 3, Bentley 1 — Chad Barthelmess had a goal and an assist and the host Pioneers (2-26-3, 2-19-3 Atlantic Hockey) edged the Falcons (12-16-3, 10-12-3).

Women

BC 1, Vermont 1 — Roxanne Douville made 53 saves for the Catamounts (8-19-4, 6-10-4 Hockey East) but Alex Carpenter scored her 31st goal with 3:22 left in the game to give the No. 2 Eagles (24-5-3, 16-2-2) a tie in Burlington, Vt.

BU 7, UConn 5 — Jenelle Kohanchuk and Sarah Lefort each scored twice and Kayla Tutino broke a 5-5 tie 4:43 into the final period as the fourth-ranked Terriers (22-5-3, 17-2-1 Hockey East) escaped with the home win over the Huskies.

Clarkson 3, Harvard 1 — Vanessa Gagnon had a goal and an assist as the No. 7 Golden Knights (26-8-0, 18-4-0) got past the No. 5 Crimson (20-5-3, 16-3-2). Miye D’Oench scored for Harvard.