Renovating The Nest

The Eagles are stacking their nest with the core that they feel will get them to fly high above next year’s competition. First, BC acquired former Ohio University coach Jim Christian, who spent the last two seasons steering the Bobcats to a 49-22 record. Next, Scott Spinelli was added to the arsenal for his valued experience as a coach and a recruiter. Spinelli originates from...
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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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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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Olivier Hanlan will remain at Boston College

A small bit of positive college hoops news has trickled out of Boston. Olivier Hanlan, who is BC's best player now that Ryan Anderson has opted to transfer, will stay on the team next season. Hanlan is a pro prospect and one of the best Boston College recruits in the past decade. He averaged 18.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists last season. The Boston Herald reports Hanlan...
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Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Boston College LB Kevin Pierre-Louis

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. Being as Boston College linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis was […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Boston...
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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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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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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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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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Boston College duo set to make Flames debut

As teammates, linemates and close friends at Boston College, Johnny Gaudreau and Bill Arnold say it will be easier to make their NHL debuts with the Calgary Flames on Sunday night because they have each other. Gaudreau and Arnold signed with the Flames two days after their college season ended, and immediately after Gaudreau won the Hobey Baker Award as the best player in the NCAA...
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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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Johnny Gaudreau wins the 2014 Hobey Baker Award; Signs with Calgary

Johnny Gaudreau with the 2014 Hobey Baker Award (Photo c/o Melissa Wade) Johnny Gaudreau became the third Boston College Eagle to win the Hobey Baker Award Friday night in Philadelphia. Gaudreau joins David Emma (1991) and Mike Mottau (2000) as past Hobey winners from BC. The Carney’s Point, NJ native led the country in every scoring category with 36 goals, 44 assists and 80...
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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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Union defeats Boston College to advance to the national championship game Saturday

Flyers prospect Shayne Gostisbehere (Photo c/o Matt Dewkett  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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9 days ago  |  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...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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