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Perovic's big night vs. Albany a sign of things to come?

At the time he went down with a season ending ACL tear last year, Dusan Perovic was the BU Bearcats leading scorer. He averaged 11.5 points per game. Entering Monday's game against Albany he was averaging just 5.1. Then, Monday against the Great Danes he dropped 24 to raise his scoring average to 6.0.

After the game Head Coach Tommy Dempsey said they're a better team when Perovic goes off like that and he hopes that it's a sign of what he can do the rest of the season. For Perovic, it was a boost in confidence to say to the team, the conference, and more importantly himself that 'I'm back.'

"With all the coaches, they keep telling me 'keep working hard every day in practice and the games will just come," Perovic said. "Don't worry about it too much, whether it be the next game or the game after.' I just keep working hard. So I focused more on my speed and to play harder and faster in practice which translated to the game."

"It's been a long year for him, mentally, coming back from the injury and he stuck with it. This has been coming. I've been seeing it in practice," Dempsey said. "I know how hard he's working. He's playing a step faster in practice. I know how hard he's working. He's playing a step faster the last few weeks and it was a matter of putting one of these games together and hopefully this will give him the confidence to round back into form as we close the season."

BU travels to Hartford on Thursday.