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Playoff puck is dropped

College hockey hits prime time this weekend with best-of-three first-round series taking place in three local leagues. In Hockey East, regular-season champion and top-seed Boston University (21-7-5), No. 2 Providence (21-11-2), No. 3 Boston College (20-11-3) and No. 4 UMass-Lowell (18-10-6) all drew first-round byes, while No. 4 Bentley (16-13-5) has a bye in Atlantic Hockey. All will host winners of the first-round series.HOCKEY EASTNo. 12 UMass (10-21-2) at 
No. 5 Notre Dame (15-16-5)
Boston Herald Mar 5, 2015
Boston College hoops scandal subject of new movie

Boston College hoops scandal subject of new movie

Mad Hatter Entertainment is developing a movie project about the 1978-79 Boston College point-shaving scandal.Michael Connolly's production company has acquired movie rights to David L. Porter's "Fixed: How Goodfellas Bought Boston College Basketball."
Boston Herald Mar 5, 2015

Wake eliminates BC women

Dearica Hamby had 23 points and eight rebounds, and Amber Campbell scored 12 to help the 13th-seeded Wake Forest women beat 12th-seeded Boston College, 69-53, in the opening game of the ACC tournament yesterday in Greensboro, N.C.Hamby, who played all but the final seconds, made 10-of-14 free throws and had four assists for Wake Forest (12-19), which will face No. 5 seed Syracuse today.
Boston Herald Mar 4, 2015

BC women lose in first round of ACC tournament

The BC womens basketball team saw their season end on Wednesday after a 69-53 loss to Wake Forest in the ACC tournament.BC trailed 38-32 at the half but then rallied to tie the game early in the second half at 41-41.Wake Forest pulled away soon after.The loss left the Eagles at 13-16 and they will not be among the teams selected to play in the NCAA Tournament.
Boston Herald Mar 4, 2015
Time is now for Kelsick, Eagles

Time is now for Kelsick, Eagles

Boston College freshman Ashley Kelsick crossed the country to fill a job opening in the best women’s basketball league in America.The Eagles were in the market for an energetic, talented point guard, and Kelsick burned to ply her ballhandling skills in the ACC.
Boston Herald Mar 3, 2015

Tickets on sale today for Baseball Beanpot at Fenway

Fenway Park is set to host the annual Baseball Beanpot, the college tournament involving UMass, Boston College, Harvard and Northeastern. The game will take place Wednesday, April 22.The consolation game will be played at 3 p.m. with the championship game scheduled for approximately 45 minutes following the conclusion of the first game. The semifinal round will be played on the college campuses.
Boston Herald Mar 2, 2015
Batten scores 18, Boston College beats Virginia Tech, 66-59

Batten scores 18, Boston College beats Virginia Tech, 66-59

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Dmitri Batten scored a career-high tying 18 to lead Boston College to a 66-59 victory over Virginia Tech on Monday night.Batten hit 7 of 9 from the field, including a career-high four 3-pointers for the Eagles (11-18, 3-14 ACC), who won their second straight after upsetting North Carolina State on Saturday.
Boston Herald Mar 2, 2015

'Ice Bucket Challenge' inspiration honored by BC baseball

BOSTON — Boston College's baseball team is honoring a former team captain credited as the inspiration for the "Ice Bucket Challenge" phenomenon.Players will be wearing specially-designed jerseys at an exhibition game with the Boston Red Sox exhibition in Fort Myers, Florida, on Tuesday. The jerseys are replicas of the one Pete Frates wore during his senior year in 2007, complete with his last name and number 3 on the back.
Boston Herald Mar 1, 2015
No. 25 Providence cruises past Marquette 77-66

No. 25 Providence cruises past Marquette 77-66

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — LaDontae Henton had 25 points and 15 rebounds and No. 25 Providence held off Marquette 77-66 on Sunday.Kris Dunn added 16 points and nine assists for the Friars (20-9, 10-6).Duane Wilson led Marquette (11-17, 3-13) with 22 points while Matt Carlino had 21 points and six assists. The Golden Eagles have lost five straight and 11 of their past 12.
Boston Herald Mar 1, 2015
BC Eagles apply Olivier twist

BC Eagles apply Olivier twist

Olivier Hanlan finally had a fantastic scoring line reflect favorably on the scoreboard.The junior guard scored 24 points with eight rebounds and three assists to lead Boston College to a 79-63 upset victory over North Carolina State yesterday at Conte Forum.The Eagles shot 56.8 percent from the floor with seven 3-pointers, 35 rebounds and 17 assists while Hanlan led five players in double figures. Patrick Heckmann netted 14 points with seven assists followed by forward Aaron Brown (13), guard Dimitri Batten (11) and center Dennis Clifford (10).
Boston Herald Mar 1, 2015

Petersen, Notre Dame deny Boston College

Boston College went into last night’s game in South Bend, Ind., needing a victory to have any hope of winning the Hockey East regular season title. But Notre Dame’s Cal Petersen wasn’t going to let that happen.The Fighting Irish’s freshman goaltender recorded 55 saves to stymie the ninth-ranked Eagles and earn a 3-1 victory last night at Compton Family Ice Arena.As a result, Boston College (20-11-3) falls into the third spot in the Hockey East with a 12-7-3 mark, while Notre Dame (15-16-5) vaulted Northeastern to take the fifth spot at 10-7-5.
Boston Herald Feb 28, 2015

Hanlan helps BC snap 9-game skid; 79-63 over N.C. State

BOSTON — Olivier Hanlan scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help Boston College snap a nine-game losing streak on Saturday with a 79-63 victory over North Carolina State, dealing the Wolfpack's NCAA tournament chances a tough blow.Patrick Heckmann added 14 points and seven assists, and Aaron Brown scored 13 for the Eagles (10-18, 2-14 Atlantic Coast Conference). Dimitri Batten had 11 with eight rebounds, and Dennis Clifford scored 10 points before fouling out with 4 ½ minutes left.
Boston Herald Feb 27, 2015
BC to start anew at QB

BC to start anew at QB

Sophomore quarterback Darius Wade is the early favorite to overhaul the Boston College offense.Wade and sophomore Troy Flutie of Natick yesterday continued what will be a spirited competition for the starting quarterback job during the Eagles second spring practice under the dome at Alumni Stadium.The goals attained over the next 13 NCAA-sanctioned practices will be displayed during the Jay McGillis Spring Game on April 11 at Alumni Stadium.
Boston Herald Feb 27, 2015
Katie Burt proves she’s BC’s backbone

Katie Burt proves she’s BC’s backbone

Boston College goaltender Katie Burt adapted to the speed and intensity of Division 1 college hockey without compromising the aggressive style that got her there.The freshman from Lynn has backed a historic campaign at The Heights this season. BC established a record for wins (30-1-2), captured first place in Hockey East (21-0-1) and has enjoyed a near wire-to-wire run as the No. 1 ranked program in the country.
Boston Herald Feb 27, 2015
EAGLES’ TO-DO LIST

EAGLES’ TO-DO LIST

Boston College coach Steve Addazio has a major rebuilding project to complete before the start of the 2015 season. He’s strong in key places on defense, especially at middle linebacker with Steven Daniels, and on the line. Offensively, he returns explosive tailback Jon Hilliman (860 yards, 13 TDs) and has a diverse stable of receives to implement a downfield passing game. The Eagles have won seven games and been bowl eligible in Addazio’s two seasons, but he needs to shore up these three key areas to compete for a third.

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