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GOAL BY GOAL: BC Women’s Hockey Starts WHEA Playoffs Strong With 4-0 Win Over Merrimack

Eagles take game 1 of the Hockey East quarterfinals For the last several weeks, the Eagles have been playing with a short bench with some important players on the shelf. But reinforcements have arrived, and just in time for the postseason. Forward Makenna Newkirk and defenseman Caroline Ross were back in the lineup for the first time in weeks, and while there are still some Eagles...
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15 hours ago

GOAL BY GOAL: BC Men’s Hockey Falls To Lowell 4-1, Chances For NCAA Bid Looking Dim

Eagles can’t get back on track Things are looking pretty dim for the men’s hockey team. After riding through January on a four game winning streak, the Eagles looked like they were on the right track. They had climbed up to a 2 seed in the NCAA tournament field, and built themselves some breathing room in the Hockey East standings. It’s all gone to hell since then. The Eagles...
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17 hours ago

Lindsay Allen leads No. 5 Notre Dame past Boston College

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Lindsay Allen had 18 points and eight assists and No. 5 Notre Dame overpowered Boston College 82-45 on Thursday night. The Fighting Irish (26-3, 14-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) dominated inside and never relented, winning the points in the paint battle 44-14 and finishing 10 blocked shots to the Eagles' one. Notre Dame made Boston College pay for its 22...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Women's Hockey Postgame: Feb. 23 vs. Merrimack

After the Boston College women's hockey team took a 1-0 lead in its best-of-three Hockey East Tournament quarterfinal series with Merrimack on Feb. 23, 2017, head coach Katie Crowley, senior forward Haley McLean and junior defenseman Megan Keller met with the media. Keller also addressed her second-straight selection to the Patty Kazmaier Award Top-10 Finalists list.
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston College Men’s Hockey vs UMass Lowell 2/2017: Complete Coverage

If the Eagles want a chance of making the NCAA Tournament they’re going to need at least 1 win. After earning two draws with University of Vermont last weekend, Boston College men’s ice hockey looks to end the regular season on a high note against a hot UMass Lowell team. The Eagles, who have struggled in February, need to pull of at least 1 win this weekend if they want any...
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22 hours ago

Aapeli Räsänen Commits to Boston College

Räsänen will join BC in the fall. Aapeli Räsänen announced his commitment to Boston College today. The Finnish center will join the Eagles in fall 2017. Räsänen plays for the Sioux City Musketeers in the USHL, where he is linemates will fellow BC commit Eeli Tolvanen. Räsänen also played for Finland’s WJC team this year with Tolvanen and current BC freshmen Jesper and...
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23 hours ago

State Of Boston College Athletics: 5 Challenges That Await New AD

The job isn’t going to be easy for the next AD, but as a fan we need to see changes. Boston College Athletics is at a crossroads, a point where they need to decide what they are, what they value, and what they strive to be moving forward. Brad Bates is leaving in June, and with him goes four plus years of sub-par athletics and a fanbase clamoring for some changes. BC is going to...
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1 day ago

Third Annual Comm Ave Charity Classic Announced for July 14, 2017

Money will be raised for charitable organizations related to BC and BU athletics alumni Mark your calendars - the third annual Comm Ave Charity Classic hockey game has been set for July 14, 2017 at BU’s Walter Brown Arena. Puck drop will be at 7:05 PM. Tickets will go on sale in May. This game is a must for Boston hockey fans, as it pits former Boston College hockey players and...
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1 day ago

Ron Borges Misses on Assessment of Boston College Athletics

It’s that time of year again for the Boston newspapers to check in with the state of BC Athletics. In what feels like a once a year happening one of the two papers in Boston has come up with the real reason why BC athletics is not succeeding It’s that time of year again for the Boston newspapers to check in with the state of BC Athletics. In what feels like a once a year happening...
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1 day ago

WATCH: Women's Hockey Preview: Hockey East Quarterfinals vs. Merrimack

Boston College opens the 2017 postseason on Thursday, Feb. 23, when the top-seeded Eagles host No. 8 seed Merrimack in the quarterfinals of the Hockey East Tournament. Head coach Katie Crowley, senior forward Haley McLean and junior defenseman Megan Keller discuss the team's readiness for the playoffs and their upcoming opponent.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Baseball Beanpot Is Coming Back To Fenway Park

The Eagles will now get to play at Fenway twice during the 2017 season It was announced today that, after a brief hiatus, Fenway Park will once again host the Baseball Beanpot in 2017. The tournament’s second round will be played on Wednesday, April 19th, at the historic ballpark, with the consolation game beginning at 3 p.m. and the Beanpot Championship game beginning 45 minutes...
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2 days ago

Boston College Football: Spring Game Time Announced

Football is coming As the weather in Chestnut Hill begins to warm up, and the winter sports season winds down, it is time for those at the Heights to look towards the spring. For some, that means the start of football spring practices. In a statement released by Boston College Athletics Wednesday, the BC Football program announced the start of spring practice, culminating in the...
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2 days ago

NCAA Women's Hockey Bracketology: February 22nd, 2017

More shuffling as we head into the postseason It wasn’t a good Pairwise weekend for Boston College this week. The split against Providence College took the Eagles’ chances at hosting an NCAA quarterfinal from “pretty good” to “doubtful.” It’s not an unreasonable thing to hope for (yet), but BC is going to need some help in the form of early conference tournament exists...
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2 days ago

Boston College AD Brad Bates to step down

BOSTON (AP) Boston College athletic director Brad Bates is stepping down to work as a consultant. Bates will be a vice president at Collegiate Sports Associates in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, which works in executive search and consulting for college athletics. Bates took over as the Eagles AD in 2012. He helped create a strategic plan that includes more than $200 million in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Up With Boston College Men’s Hockey?

The Eagles are 1-3-2 in February. Boston College MIH is one of the best teams on campus year in and year out, and Coach York is one of the most respected guys in hockey. Being one of the top teams in the conference and ending the season on the NCAA Tournament bubble would be a good year for most teams, but for Eagles fans this feels like a let down. BC looked decent for much of...
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3 days ago

College Hockey News Releases Men’s Hockey 2017 Pairwise Probability Matrix

What chances do different teams have of making the NCAA Tournament? College Hockey News released their pairwise probability matrix for 2017 today, which is a great tool to use during the remaining weeks of hockey season. The matrix tells you the probability that each team will make the NCAA Tournament this season based on a number of simulations. Boston College qualified for the...
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3 days ago

Eagles in the Pros 2/13 - 2/19: Brian Billett Leads Knoxville Ice Bears to Victory With Stellar Goaltending

Featuring great goaltending in the SPHL, Jimmy Hayes’ 100th career NHL point, and more goals for Kate Leary. Not too many goals for former Eagles this week, but there was still some good stuff. Brian Billett had a phenomenal week, Mike Matheson played some great defense, and Kate Leary continues to score a lot. NHL Cam Atkinson (Columbus Blue Jackets): Atkinson assisted...
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3 days ago

Boston College AD Search: 6 Essentials For New Hire

What does BC need from their new AD? With news breaking today that Boston College Athletic Director Brad Bates stepping down in June, the next logical step is to start talking about his replacement. Of course there will be loads of rumors floating around, and writers who will be pronouncing every possible candidate the next AD. You will hear the usual names with connections like...
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3 days ago

No. 19 Florida St. bounces back with rout of Boston College

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) A short turnaround ended up being the perfect remedy for Florida State. The 19th-ranked Seminoles were playing their second game in three days, but bounced back from Saturday's loss at Pittsburgh in a big way, routing Boston College 104-72 on Monday night. ''A one-day turnaround is sometimes not always the easiest. But I think we did a really, really exceptional...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: FSU Basketball: Top 3 Dunks vs. Boston College

FSU put on a dunk contest in their 104-72 win over Boston College. The ACCDN counts down the top 3 jams for Noles vs. the Eagles, which included aerial acts from Dwayne Bacon, Trent Forrest and Jarquez Smith.
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3 days ago

WATCH: Boston College vs. Florida State Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Boston College vs. Florida State: The No. 19 Seminoles rolled at home against the Eagles, 104-72. Dwayne Bacon led the way for FSU with 16 points, including going over 1,000 career points in the contest. Thirteen Noles got on the scoreboard in the victory.
Via ACC Digital Network
3 days ago

Dwayne Bacon reaches 1,000 career points as FSU thumps Boston College

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Dwayne Bacon had 16 points and 13 Florida State players had at least four points, helping the 19th-ranked Seminoles bounce back from two straight losses with a 104-72 victory over Boston College on Monday night. Bacon went over the 1,000-point mark for his career on a 3-pointer early in the second half after going scoreless in last Saturday's loss at Pittsburgh...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: FSU's Dwayne Bacon: 1-Handed Hammer Dunk vs. Boston College

FSU guard Dwayne Bacon goes baseline and throws down a 1-handed hammer jam against Boston College in this ACC Must See Moment! Check out the elevation and power of Bacon's dunk right here courtesy of the ACC Digital Network.
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3 days ago

Florida State-Boston College Delayed By Shot Clock Malfunction

The shot clock at the Tucker Center is on the fritz. In Monday’s evening ACC matchup between Boston College and Florida State, the tip-off was delayed due to a malfunctioning shot clock. Tip off was delayed about ten minutes before they were able to get things going. The student section put in their bid to count in unison while they got the shot clock sorted. The officials weren’t...
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3 days ago

Boston College Men’s Basketball vs. Florida State 2/20/17: Complete Coverage

Here’s how to tune into the game in Tallahassee Monday Night The Boston College Eagles takes on the #17 ranked Florida State Seminoles Monday night as they look for their first win in 39 long days. Game Day Info Boston College Eagles (9-18, 2-12) at #17 Florida State University Seminoles (21-6, 9-5) Date: Monday, February 20, 2017 Tip Off Time: 7:00 PM ET Venue: Donald L...
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3 days ago
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