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Boston College's Garland Owens Goes Full Extension for Insane Putback Dunk

Boston College dropped a home game to Virginia Tech on Tuesday night, falling 71-56 to the Hokies and stretching the Eagles' ongoing losing streak to a rangy 15 games.But for the briefest moment Tuesday, that long trail of sorrow didn't matter. What mattered was Garland Owens flipping physics the bird and slamming home a putback dunk that appeared to break several of our planet's...
Via Fox Sports
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Garland Owens demolishes rim on put-back dunk

Boston College lost the game but Garland Owens won the war on the rim with this magnificent put-back dunk…..   The best way to head into the locker room is with the Dunk of the Night. https://t.co/okJSR8wwUA — ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB) February 24, 2016 The post Watch: Garland Owens demolishes rim on put-back dunk appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College announces plans for indoor facility

Recently, Boston College has announced plans to build a new indoor football facility. This, along with other enhancements, is set to cost around $200 million. The move comes just three months after North Carolina announced plans to build a facility The facility will not be limited to just football, though. In the announcements, it was said all sports would be able to use it as...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

BC announces $200 million in facility upgrades

BOSTON (AP) Boston College has announced plans for $200 million in athletics facilities upgrades including a new field house, recreation center, and intramural playing fields. Athletic director Brad Bates announced the plans Monday. The upgrades benefit both the intercollegiate and intramural programs at Boston College. The project is the result of several years of fundraising...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Christian tolerance at Boston College: How long should it last?

Late February, in the world of college basketball, means that small-conference tournaments are just around the corner. It means that bubble teams are arriving at crunch time. It means that the useless bracket projections made by an Italian American in Bristol over the course of a whole season will finally merit genuine interest. Late February also means that discussions of the college...
Via The Student Section
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles will land with an ACC win over Wake

Since it is the political primary season, where polls, projections and predictions are part of the vocabulary, I am going to take an educated guess as to what will happen when the Boston College basketball team takes on Wake Forest Sunday evening in Winston-Salem. Not many positive things have happened to Coach Jim Christian’s team…
Via A Jersey Guy
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

National Media mocking BC

Wow. College Game Day being vocal about Boston College Bball and Fball. #notgood pic.twitter.com/oopqok3xgM — NORTHEAST GRIDIRON (@Gridiron_Promo) February 20, 2016 They say that there is no such thing as bad publicity. BC is testing that theory this year. College Gameday took time on their show Saturday to highlight BC's potential embarrassing path. This is why BC's game against...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Roy Williams collapses during game after arguing with refs

UNC head coach Roy Williams was involved in a scary moment during Tuesday night’s game against Boston College. Williams was upset about a call and he let the refs know about it. He then tried to huddle up his team and briefly collapsed. It’s not the first time Williams has had an issue with vertigo, but he seemed to be OK afterwards as he was helped off the court. Williams spoke...
Via The Sports Daily
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC coach Roy Williams suffers vertigo attack during game, ‘doing OK’

There were two scary moments during Tuesday night’s game between the North Carolina Tar Heels and Boston College Eagles. The less important scare involved the fact that lowly BC held a 37-31 lead over the No. 9 Heels. UNC was able to claw their way back and hold on for a 68-65 road victory. The more important scary moment occurred in the second half when UNC coach Roy Williams...
Via The Comeback
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Roy Williams collapses after yelling at refs (Video)

Roy Williams collapsed in a team huddle during North Carolina’s close game at Boston College on Tuesday night. Williams was angry over a call and had some words for the officials. As he made his way into the team huddle, he fell to the ground and had to be helped by his players: The 65-year-old announced in 2007 that he has vertigo. He has had spells like this before during games...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Tuch’s Overtime Goal Wins Beanpot For Boston College (Video)

BOSTON — Alex Tuch scored the game-winning goal at the 1:57 mark of overtime Monday night to clinch the Beanpot championship for Boston College in one of the most thrilling college hockey games you’ll ever see. BC prevailed over rival Boston University in the first 1-0 game in the annual tournament’s 64-year history. It also was just the fourth-ever shutout in a Beanpot...
Via NESN.com
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 19 Louisville rolls past Boston College 79-47

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Trey Lewis scored 16 points and Deng Adel added 13 as No. 19 Louisville routed Boston College 79-47 on Saturday, a day after the school imposed a postseason ban for recruiting violations. The Cardinals (19-4, 8-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) followed up Monday's upset of No. 2 North Carolina with a lopsided win despite uneven stretches. The absence of leading...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College Players Applauded For Louisville’s Trey Lewis At Midcourt During Team Introductions

No matter your feelings about the Louisville basketball program, you have to feel absolutely terrible for grad transfers Damion Lee and Trey Lewis, who joined the Cardinals this season in hopes to make their first NCAA Tournament. Louisville self-imposed a post-season ban this season yesterday, costing Lee and Lewis the chance to play in the post-season in their one season with the...
Via College Spun
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College-Louisville Preview

One of the highlights of Rick Pitino's legacy is rebuilding Kentucky following a recruiting scandal. One of the lowlights will be a sex scandal during his tenure at archrival Louisville. Reeling from the bombshell announcement the 19th-ranked Cardinals will not play in the ACC and NCAA tournaments as part of a self-imposed ban, they try to regroup Saturday at home against Boston...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College adds former Syracuse coach Paul Pasqualoni

BOSTON (AP) Boston College has hired former Syracuse and Connecticut head coach Paul Pasqualoni as a defensive line coach. The Eagles also added former BC players Rich Gunnell and Ricky Brown to the staff. Tight ends coach Frank Leonard was promoted to assistant head coach. Pasqualoni has spent 23 years as a college coach and eight in the NFL. He was most recently the defensive...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 16 Miami women pull away from Boston College 67-62

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (AP) Jessica Thomas scored 14 points, Adrienne Motley added 13 and No. 16 Miami beat Boston College 67-62 on Thursday night. The Hurricanes (19-4, 7-3 ACC) have won six of their last eight, and pulled into a third-place tie in the conference standings with North Carolina State (16-7, 7-3), which lost to Notre Dame. Mariella Fasoula scored 19 points to lead...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

After winning just 3 games, Boston College tries to rebuild

BOSTON (AP) After winning just three games last season, Boston College coach Steve Addazio knew he had to restock his roster. With the signing of 21 players - including three graduate transfers - on Wednesday, Addazio thinks the Eagles will have the talent to compete again in the Atlantic Coast Conference. It just might take a little time for the young players to develop. '...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

BC Football Coaches Celebrate National Signing Day, ‘Run Off On The Plug’ (Video)

Steve Addazio and his fellow Boston College football coaches are celebrating National Signing Day in the best way their current and future players know how: by running off on the plug twice. The BC Football coaches performed the dance move Wednesday, moments after a recruit confirmed to Addazio his intention to become an Eagle this fall. BC’s Football Video Office was on hand to...
Via NESN.com
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Steve Addazio, BC Staff “Run Off On The Plug” After Receiving Commitment

Every year on National Signing Day, you see some wacky things, and not just from recruits. Coaching staffs have been known to get a little crazy celebrating their classes. Take Boston College’s Steve Addazio. After receiving word of another player set to sign with the Eagles, Addazio and his staff performed rapper Plies’ “Ran Off On The Plug” dance.  Ran off on the plug…...
Via College Spun
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston University, Boston College Set Stage For Great 2016 Beanpot Final

BOSTON — Boston University punched its ticket to the 2016 Beanpot final Monday night with a 3-1 semifinal win over Northeastern at TD Garden. Standing in the Terriers’ way of back-to-back titles is their most hated rivals — Boston College, who beat Harvard 3-2 in the night’s first semifinal matchup. “It’s always been a dream of mine to play (BC) in the finals,” BU...
Via NESN.com
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College Student Manager Fills In As Backup Goalie For Beanpot Semifinal

BOSTON — If you were watching Monday’s Beanpot semifinal between Boston College and Harvard, you might have spotted something odd on the BC bench: a goaltender wearing a black helmet rather than one that would match a bit better with the Eagles’ maroon, gold and white color scheme. That would be emergency goaltender Chuck van Kula, one of the unlikeliest Beanpot participants...
Via NESN.com
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Beanpot 2016 Live: Boston College, Harvard Square Off In First Semifinal

4 p.m. ET: College hockey returns to TD Garden on Monday for the 64th installment of the sport’s most storied mid-season tournament: the Beanpot. The first of Monday’s two semifinals will be a rematch of the 2015 consolation game, with Boston College taking on Harvard in a battle of two of the nation’s top 10 teams. The Eagles, who enter ranked fifth in USCHO’s national...
Via NESN.com
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Roy Williams Tees Off On ESPN

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams is upset with ESPN – and he had no problem letting everyone know on Friday. Williams, ahead of his team’s contest against Boston College this Saturday, expressed that he isn’t a fan of how the network seems to focus on the “green room” players during broadcasts – meaning the players who are locks to be first round NBA Draft picks...
Via College Spun
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

More bad basketball news

When it rains it pours. Per Zach Spears, BC will be without two of their more effective players this weekend. But it gets worse...Jerome Robinson will be out for at least three weeks and possibly six weeks. Other #BCEagles injury news: Daryl Hicks did infact suffer a concussion in the elbow he took to the face vs FSU. He will not play vs #2 UNC. — Zack Spears (@Zacklopedia) January...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

FSU Bounces Back In ACC Play With Win Over Boston College

Florida State rebounded from a two-game skid with a 72062 win over ACC opponent Boston College Tuesday night. Malik Beasley led the Seminoles with 22 points. The freshman star showed his strength, leaping just in time to catch the ball and slam it through the hoop in one of his best performances this season. Jarquez Smith had 13 points and nine rebounds. Dwayne Bacon added 14 boards...
Via Gamedayr
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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