2014-15 Boston College Eagles Basketball Preview

A new era begins this season in Chestnut Hill. After four relatively unsuccessful seasons, Steve Donahue was fired, and replaced by Jim Christian, who won 49 games in two season at Ohio before being named the head coach for Boston College. Unfortunately, he's inherited a team that was terrible defensively last season, and also lost their second and third leading scorers from...
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Boston College lands ex-Southern Miss, Temple player Aaron Brown

Southern Miss transfer Aaron Brown has committed to Boston College, sources told CBSSports.com. The 6-5 wing -- who was granted his release last week -- will be eligible immediately next season since he's already graduated, and will likely be the Eagles' starting shooting guard alongside returnee Olivier Hanlan.
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Transfer Ryan Anderson Commits To Arizona

It’s been known for some time now that Boston College junior Ryan Anderson will not be returning to Chestnut Hill for his senior season. On Thursday, the former Eagle decided on a landing spot. Anderson announced via Twitter that he will be transferring to the University of Arizona, where he will play for a Wildcats team that earned a No. 1 seed in this past NCAA tournament. Blessed...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson has decided to transfer from Boston College

Ryan Anderson announced on Twitter 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 7, 2014 Anderson has been very consistent throughout his career at Boston College, averaging 13.5 points per game...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College fires Steve Donahue

Boston College fired Steve Donahue after he failed to take the Eagles to the NCAA Tournament. Donahue was hired in 2010 by former athletic director Gene DeFilippo after a successful 12-year career at Cornell.  In his 12 years at Cornell, Donahue built the program up and finished with three straight NCAA Tournament appearances. Donahue spent four seasons at Boston College and held...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

At The End Of The Road

The season finale wasn’t what BC wanted but it was the end of a long season that was or wasn’t successful. It’s like beauty, in the eye of the beholder. Steve Donahue led his Eagles into Raleigh with the hope of finishing the season with a big dose of confidence going into the ACC Tournament. N.C. State had other plans. Especially the 6’8″ sophomore swingman, T.J. Warren...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College 80, Wake Forest 72

Ryan Anderson had 24 points and seven rebounds as the visiting Eagles surprised the Demon Deacons. Olivier Hanlan scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half for Boston College (8-21, 4-12 ACC), which won for just the second time in its last nine games. Lonnie Jackson had 12 points and Patrick Heckmann added 10 or the Eagles. Travis McKie and Devin Thomas scored 18 points apiece...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitt snaps losing skid; 66-59 over BC

Talib Zanna scored 11 of his 21 points in the closing 9 1/2 minutes to help Pittsburgh snap a three-game losing streak with a 66-59 win over Boston College on Wednesday night. Lamar Patterson added 16 points and Cameron Wright 14 for the Panthers (21-7, 9-6 Atlantic Coast Conference). Olivier Hanlan led Boston College (7-21, 3-12) with 25 points and Patrick Heckmann had 15. The...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Basketball will Face Boston College Eagles who are Soaring High

On Wednesday, the Miami Hurricanes finally got their first Atlantic Coast Conference home win in a 71-64 victory over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. But that was a blip in the radar of college basketball. The big story of the night was that Boston College handed No. 1 Syracuse its first loss of the season. The second-to-last place Eagles upset the Orange in overtime with a score...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2015 PF Jeremy Miller to Boston College

The Boston College Eagles landed one of their most important underclass recruiting targets on Thursday, as 6′-9″ power forward Jeremy Miller of New Hampton School (NH) verbally committed. Miller plays for the Mass Rivals on the grassroots circuit, and hails from the same prep school that current Boston College standout Olivier Hanlan played at. The commitment of ...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse's 2-Tone Uniform Will Be Locked Up Permanently, Boston College Upsets #1 Orange

Syracuse broke out their throwback jerseys Thursday night against Boston College and instead was thrown down by the Eagles in overtime 62-59.The Eagles came into the game 2-10 in the ACC, 6-19 overall.  Loss number 20 for Boston College wasn't happening in the Carrier Dome.Here's the highlights with FOSG Matt Park on the call. Thanks Syracuse Orange Here's Eagles head...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College stuns No. 1 Syracuse 62-59 in OT

Olivier Hanlan and Patrick Heckmann hit 3-pointers in overtime, Lonnie Jackson made four straight free throws in the final 26.2 seconds, and Boston College stunned top-ranked Syracuse, 62-59, last night in Syracuse, N.Y., ending the Orange’s unbeaten season. Boston College (7-19, 3-10 Atlantic Coast Conference), which had lost five straight, rallied from a 13-point second-half...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

No Time to Panic: Syracuse Undeniably Championship Contenders Despite First Loss

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news   via Getty Images Syracuse is undefeated no more. Dressed in throwbacks from 2003, Syracuse fell 62-59 in overtime to Boston College on Feb 19. This tacks on a small“1” in the loss column for the Orange—a column that may become a “2”or even “3.” Anyone who thinks Syracuse had a shot at going undefeated...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Down goes No. 1 Syracuse, 62-59 in OT to BC

Jim Boeheim shrugged. It was nice while it lasted. ''It's been an unbelievable run of making unbelievable plays in the last six or seven minutes of games,'' Boeheim said Wednesday night after No. 1 Syracuse lost 62-59 in overtime to Boston College, ending the Orange's run at an unbeaten season. ''I've never seen anything like it before. We'...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College stuns No. 1 Syracuse 62-59 in OT

Olivier Hanlan and Patrick Heckmann hit 3-pointers in overtime, Lonnie Jackson made four straight free throws in the final 26.2 seconds, and lowly Boston College stunned top-ranked Syracuse 62-59 on Wednesday night, ending the Orange's unbeaten season. Boston College (7-19, 3-10 Atlantic Coast Conference), which had lost five straight, rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College stuns No. 1 Syracuse in OT

Olivier Hanlan and Patrick Heckmann hit 3-pointers in overtime, Lonnie Jackson made four straight free throws in the final 26.2 seconds, and lowly Boston College stunned top-ranked Syracuse 62-59 on Wednesday night, ending the Orange's unbeaten season.
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 Syracuse goes down at home to BC, first loss of season

And then there was one. Syracuse, one of the nation's two remaining unbeatens, dropped its first game of the season on Wednesday night, falling to Boston College, 62-59. With the Orange losing, Wichita State is the last unbeaten team left in college basketball. This was a shocker. Boston College was one of the biggest disappointments in college basketball, and head coach...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Syracuse Finish the Season Undefeated?

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news   via SportsBetting With seven games left in the regular season, including a matchup this afternoon, Syracuse finishing with an undefeated season is a legitimate question. It was the Duke game that brought more national attention to Orange Nation. If Syracuse won that game, it was a serious national championship contender...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges-Hunt lifts Georgia Tech past Eagles, 74-71

Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 15 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds remaining, and Georgia Tech beat Boston College 74-71 on Thursday. Olivier Hanlan led Boston College with 21 points, including a jumper with 3 seconds remaining to give the Eagles a 71-70 lead. Georges-Hunt took the inbounds pass, dribbled toward the right wing and launched the go-ahead 3-pointer...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke-Boston College Preview

All five of Duke's losses this season have come away from home, but its recent play outside of Durham has it feeling quite confident as it continues to navigate a tricky stretch. Though the 11th-ranked Blue Devils' trips to Boston College have typically ended in victory, they've usually not been very easy. With a visit to archrival North Carolina on tap next week, Duke...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame beats Boston College 76-73 in OT

Eric Atkins hit a 3-pointer with 1 second left in overtime after missing a potential game-winning free throw in regulation to give Notre Dame a 76-73 victory over Boston College on Saturday, ending a three-game losing streak for the Irish. The Eagles led most of the way and Ryan Anderson scored four straight points for Boston College to tie the score at 73 with 35 seconds left,...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College coasts by Virginia Tech, 76-52

Joe Rahon scored 20 points, Ryan Anderson 18 and Boston College nailed a season high 14 from 3-point range in a 76-52 rout over Virginia Tech Wednesday night. Patrick Heckmann had 14 points and Olivier Hanlan 11 for the Eagles (6-14, 2-5 Atlantic Coast Conference). Both of Boston College's league wins have come against the Hokies. Jarell Eddie led Virginia Tech (8-12, 1-7)...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Late rally not enough for Boston College

Boston College’s second-half surge was not enough as it fell for the seventh time in eight games with a 68-60 loss to Georgia Tech last night at Conte Forum. The Eagles trailed by 18 early in the second half and cut the deficit to a single point late, but Trae Golden scored nine of the Yellow Jackets’ final 11 points to help grab their first road ACC win of the season. Golden...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech holds off Boston College, 68-60

Trae Golden scored eight of his 24 points in the closing 2:16 and Georgia Tech held on after nearly blowing a big second-half lead to beat Boston College 68-60 on Tuesday night. Kammeon Holsey added 13 points and Chris Bolden 11 for the Yellow Jackets (11-8, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference). Georgia Tech won for just the second time in six games. Olivier Hanlan had 19 points and...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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