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BU falls to Michigan State, 3-1

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Boston University men’s hockey team flew about 800 miles for a pair of matchups in The Great Lakes State this weekend, but by the end of it the only distance that mattered to coach David Quinn was one step — one big step backward, as he put it.

The No. 13 Terriers fell to Michigan State, 3-1, Saturday at Munn Ice Arena after entering the final frame up by a goal, the second night in a row BU found itself in that situation. The Terriers (3-3-0) lost to fourth-ranked Michigan, 2-1, on Friday.

“They were the much better team tonight. That’s all there is to it,” Quinn said. “It’s our puck possession and our puck management that’s killing us. It’s just killing us.

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