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Boston College turns to Ohio’s Jim Christian as head coach

Jim Christian has a futuristic vision for the Boston College basketball program inspired by working models from the past. The 49-year-old was introduced as the Eagles 12th head coach by athletic director Brad Bates during a conference call yesterday afternoon. Christian will be formally presented on Tuesday at Conte Forum. He spent the last two seasons at Ohio University, where...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College and Maryland Assistant Scott Spinelli In “Serious Talks”

Boston College is close to adding another member to its men’s basketball coaching staff. University of Maryland Assistant Coach Scott Spinelli is currently involved in “serious talks” for the assistant coach job at Boston College, according to the Washington Post. Spinelli is a native of Leominster, Mass. and attended Boston University, where he played spent four seasons on...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior Forward Ryan Anderson To Transfer From Boston College

Junior forward Ryan Anderson announced on Twitter on Monday evening that he has decided to transfer from Boston College. I have decided to transfer from BC. Thank you to everyone who has supported me over the last 3 yrs. Proud I was able to be an Eagle #RIPDK— Ryan Anderson (@_AndersonBC12) April 07, 2014 Anderson, who was BC’s second-leading scorer last season, averaged 13...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson to transfer from Boston College

Boston College ended the year 8-24 (4-14 ACC), firing head coach Steve Donahue on March 18 after four seasons. Ohio head coach Jim Christian was named the successor five days ago, and he’ll begin his tenure without second-leading scorer and top rebounder Ryan Anderson. On Monday night, a few hours before UConn and Kentucky played for the National Title, Anderson announced his...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Gaudreau Gives BC Early Lead Over Union In Frozen Four (GIF)

Boston College forward Johnny Gaudreau scored a lot of sensational goals this season, but he’s also not afraid to go to the net and score in traffic. The Hobey Baker Award finalist gave the Eagles an early lead over Union in Thursday’s Frozen Four matchup in Philadelphia when he capitalized on a rebound at the top of the crease with 2:08 gone in the first period. Kevin Hayes...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Frozen Four: Union Defeats Boston College, Reaches National Title Game

Boston College’s journey towards a national championship ended on Thursday when the Eagles lost 5-4 to Union in the first of two Frozen Four matchups in Philadelphia. The victory gives Union 11 straight wins and its first ever trip to the Division I men’s hockey national championship game. The Dutchmen, who also ended BC’s NCAA tournament run last season, will play the winner...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Union defeats Boston College to advance to the national championship game Saturday

Flyers prospect Shayne Gostisbehere (Photo c/o Matt Dewkett mrd-photos.com.  With a trip to the National Championship game on the line, Union’s heart, tenacity, and skill prevailed over the finesse and star power of Boston College as the Dutchmen defeated the Eagles 5-4 Thursday evening at the Wells Fargo Center.The Eagles would open the scoring just 2:08 into the game and it...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College’s Johnny Gaudreau Becomes Third Eagle To Win Hobey Baker Award

Boston College’s John “Johnny Hockey” Gaudreau has been named the 2014 Hobey Baker Award winner as the nation’s top collegiate hockey player. Gaudreau is the third BC Eagle to receive the award, as well as the fourth to win under coach Jerry York. On Friday, following BC’s loss to Union in the NCAA Frozen Four tournament, it was announced that Gaudreau would skip his...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland assistant Spinelli joins Jim Christian's Boston College staff

Maryland assistant Scott Spinelli is headed to Boston College to be Jim Christian's top assistant, sources said. An official announcement is expected soon. Spinelli spent the last three seasons on Mark Turgeon's staff at Maryland. A Massachusetts native, Spinelli is a 1989 graduate of Boston University and should immediately help the Eagles recruit New England.
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Brown, Former BC Captain, Agrees To Terms With Hurricanes

Another Boston College hockey player has linked up with a NHL team. Senior center Patrick Brown, who wore the “C” for the Eagles this season, agreed to terms over the weekend on a two-year, entry-level contract with the Carolina Hurricanes. “Patrick showed tremendous leadership and character while serving as Boston College’s captain this season,” Hurricanes vice president...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College transfer Ryan Anderson to visit Indiana

Boston College transfer Ryan Anderson will visit Indiana on May 5, he announced today on Twitter. The 6-foot-9, 216 pound forward, who averaged 14.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game as a junior, has one year of eligibility remaining, but is expected to sit out the 2014-2015 season and play his final year in […] The post Boston College transfer Ryan Anderson to visit...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

BC Finishes No. 3, UMass Lowell No. 5 In Final College Hockey Poll

Despite failing to put a team in the championship game for just the second time in nine years, the Hockey East had another strong showing in the final Division I USCHO Men’s Hockey poll. Released on Monday, the final poll featured two Hockey East teams ranked in the top five, with Boston College finishing at No. 3 and UMass Lowell finishing at No. 5. Boston College had another...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Hires Scott Spinelli As Assistant Head Coach

Boston College has officially hired former University of Maryland assistant Scott Spinelli as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team, the school announced Monday. The Boston University graduate’s move from College Park to Chestnut Hill comes after a round of “serious talks” between Spinelli and the Eagles athletic staff. Spinelli has been on Mark Turgeon’s...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Professor: NCAA “Sealing Own Fate” With Mark Emmert As President

NCAA President Mark Emmert did a rare radio interview today, joining ESPN’s Mike and Mike show to discuss the state of college athletics. Things did not go exactly as planned. The show started an #AskEmmert hashtag, which quickly became a place for sports fans to publicly accost Emmert for what they view as the hypocrisy of the NCAA and the idea of “amateurism” in sports. Deadspin...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Browns interested in Andre Williams from Boston College

You never really know where this kind of info comes from, or even what it means when it’s reported that a team has “interest” in a player. That being said, Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) indicates that the Browns are among the teams that are interested in Boston College running back Andre Williams. The punishing Doak Walker Award winner set the Boston College single-season record...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie decided to run the Boston Marathon at the last minute

Former Boston College and NFL quarterback Doug Flutie decided to run the Boston Marathon at the last minute. Bleacher Report has the details. Flutie finished the marathon with a time of 5:23:54, according to the Boston Athletic Association. Not only did the former quarterback run, but Boston.com’sMatt Juul reported that Flutie’s team of runners raised $176,463 for the DougFlutie Jr...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Boston College Football Player Charged in Assault On Homeless Man

Former Boston College tight end C.J. Parsons and former Marist College quarterback Anthony Varrichione have been charged in the violent beating of a homeless man in Boston in January. The two men allegedly beat the homeless man, Michael Hudson, until he was unconscious. A passerby broke up the assault by covering Hudson with her own body. Hudson went to the hospital in critical...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Andre Williams scouting report

College: Boston College Position: Running Back Height: 5’11″ Weight: 230 2013 College Statistics: 355 attempts, 2,177 yards, 6.1 yards per carry, 18 touchdowns. Andre Williams is an extremely talented running back out of Boston College that could very well be one of the bigger steals of the 2014 NFL Draft. He currently has a 4th-5th round grade from most draft analysts, but showed...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College transfer Ryan Anderson commits to Arizona

Boston College transfer Ryan Anderson committed to Arizona on an official visit to Tucson on Thursday night, according to his Twitter account. “Blessed to say that I’ve committed to Arizona,” Anderson said on Twitter. The 6-foot-9, 216 pound forward, who averaged 14.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game as a junior, has one year […] The post Boston College transfer...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College transfer Anderson commits to Arizona

Ryan Anderson, a 6-foot-9 forward who starred at Boston College, announced on Twitter Thursday night that he will transfer to Arizona. Anderson, from Lakewood, Calif., averaged 14.3 points and 7.3 rebounds last year for Boston College. He has one season of eligibility remaining, and is expected to sit out the 2014-15 season before completing his collegiate career at Arizona in 2015...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie Selling Natick, Mass. Mansion For Just Under $1.7 Million

Former Boston College and New England Patriots quarterback Doug Flutie is no stranger to moving. The Heisman trophy winner played for nine different teams in three different leagues during his career, before he eventually found his way back to Natick, Mass. where he went to high school. But like many New England residents, Flutie packed up and moved to the sunny shores of Florida...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants nab Boston College running back Andre Williams in the 4th round

The New York Giants used their fourth round pick on Boston College running back Andre Williams. This is a great pick for the Giants who need help at running back even though they have David Wilson and Rashad Jennings. Jennings is a good solid back but is approaching 30 years of age and Wilson’s future is still uncertain. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles score early, falter late against Binghamton

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – In the heat of a playoff race, the Boston College Eagles took a break from Atlantic Coast Conference play for some non-conference baseball this weekend. BC got off to a fast start, but the Binghamton (20-21) offense struck often in the later innings en route to a 9-3 win over the Eagles in the first of a two-game series on Saturday at Eddie Pellagrini Diamond...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Grieving Bob Cousy To Receive Honorary Degree From Boston College

Bob Cousy will add a sheepskin to his wall May 19, but the honor will do little the lessen the pain of a difficult last few months. Boston College will present Cousy with an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at the university’s commencement, honoring the former Boston Celtics guard who coached the Eagles for six seasons in the 1960s. But in an emotional interview with...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Boston College RB Rolandan Finch headed to the Lions

Former Boston College RB Rolandan Finch is headed to rookie minicamp with the Detroit Lions. It’s unclear whether it is on tryout basis or he has signed a contract, but it is confirmed that he is at camp in Detroit. Finch had a boatload of personal problems during his time at BC and finished his […] The post Ex-Boston College RB Rolandan Finch headed to the Lions appeared first...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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