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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...
Via BC Interruption
12 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...
Via Associated Press
15 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.
Via Boston College Athletics
19 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...
Via BC Interruption
19 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...
Via BC Interruption
20 hours 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.
Via Boston College Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Associated Press
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.
Via ACC Digital Network
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

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.
Via ACC Digital Network
3 days ago

Boston College AD Brad Bates Resigns

On Monday morning, Boston College athletic director Brad Bates announced he will be resigning from his position with the school. Bates is leaving his current gig to join the Collegiate Sports Associates (CSA) — an executive search and consulting firm — as its vice president. Boston College made the news public in a press release on its official website. Bates will continue to...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago

WATCH: Women's Hockey Postgame: Feb. 19, 2017 vs. Providence

Boston College women's hockey head coach Katie Crowley met with media following the Eagles' 2016-17 regular-season finale against Providence - a 3-1 win at Kelley Rink on Feb. 19, 2017
Via Boston College Athletics
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shook scores 14, No. 14 Louisville women coast past BC 68-43

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Kylee Shook had 14 points and Myisha Hines-Allen had a double-double and No. 12 Louisville rolled to a 68-43 win over Boston College on Sunday. The Cardinals (22-6, 9-4 ACC) limited the Eagles to two baskets on 16 shots in the first quarter and used a 12-0 run to take a 14-4 lead. Louisville added 7-0 and 8-0 runs in the second quarter to lead 35-16 at the...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Women's Hockey Postgame: Jan. 12 vs. Vermont

After picking up five points and leading the Eagles to a 7-1 win over Vermont, junior defenseman Megan Keller and Boston College women's hockey head coach Katie Crowley met with the media.
Via Boston College Athletics
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2017 Boston College Beanpot Preview

2017 Boston College Beanpot Preview
Via Boston College Athletics
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College lands top running back A.J. Dillon

BOSTON (AP) Boston College coach Steve Addazio thinks running back A.J. Dillon could be the best player ever recruited by the Eagles. Dillon was the No. 1 player in New England, and he would help an offense that has struggled. He was coached by former BC captain Paul Zukauskas, who was a seventh-round pick of the Cleveland Browns. Other things to know: Top 25 Class: No Best...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

College athletes at private schools should be considered employees, according to NLRB

The National Labor Relations Board struck a big blow for college athletes on Wednesday. Well, not for all college athletes. But the ruling could ignite a big change, particularly in college football, where the debate over whether or not to pay athletes has been consistently argued.According to a memorandum sent from the NLRB’s general counsel, Richard F. Griffin, to the board...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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