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March 15, 2012 - 5:46 am
URI, which fired Jim Baron last week after a 7-24 season, reportedly is making a run at second-year Wagner coach Danny Hurley . Hurley, 39, led Warner to a 25-6 record this season with help from his brother, assistant coach (and former Duke standout) Bobby Hurley . The Hurleys are from New Jersey,...
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June 21, 2011 - 6:59 am
Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com tweeted Monday afternoon that sources told the website that former Boston College men's basketball Al Skinner is "in the mix" for the same position at Boston University. Skinner, with a record of 385-291 over 22 seasons at The Heights, was the winningest coach in...
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March 30, 2010 - 12:27 pm
During his opening remarks to the media at Tuesday's press conference to announce Al Skinner's departure, Boston College director of athletics Gene DeFilippo talked about what he wanted in his next coach. It seems clear that the five points he brought up were the reasons he decided to end Skinner's...
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Mike Petraglia
March 30, 2010 - 10:29 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- For the second time in 14 months, Boston College athletic director Gene DeFilippo went before the Boston media to defend the school's handling of dismissing a prominent head coach. The tone of Tuesday's press conference in the media room between Alumni Stadium and Conte Forum was...
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March 30, 2010 - 9:13 am
At a press conference to explain Boston College's decision to part ways with basketball coach Al Skinner , director of athletics Gene DeFilippo said that the school made its decision in hopes of finding a coach who could better motivate a team on the court and connect with the BC community...
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January 30, 2010 - 4:57 pm
Conte Forum was a safe-haven for Boston College when the Florida State Seminoles would invade the Heights, but after Saturday that is no more. Derwin Kitchen '€™s late 3-pointer and clutch free throw shooting from Kitchen and Michael Snaer down the stretch helped the Seminoles earn a 61-57...
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January 25, 2010 - 9:53 am
After getting blown out in three straight conference losses to Clemson, Duke and Maryland, Boston College offered a somewhat improved outlook last week with a comeback win against Miami and a narrow loss to Virginia Tech. BC coach Al Skinner said that his team'€™s renewed effort can be traced to...
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January 18, 2010 - 6:56 am
Boston College coach Al Skinner participated in the ACC basketball coaches conference call Monday and talked about his team's attempts to rebound from its three-game losing streak. In the most recent loss, an embarrassing 73-57 rout vs. visiting Maryland Saturday, Skinner lamented his team's lack...
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January 16, 2010 - 3:38 pm
For the second straight weekend, a team from Maryland came up the coast and walloped a New England team. In a game eerily similar to the Patriots' playoff debacle vs. the Baltimore Ravens , the Maryland Terrapins hit the BC Eagles in the mouth early and ran away with a 73-57 win. The Eagles came...
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Mike Petraglia
January 16, 2010 - 2:30 pm
CHESTNUT HILL Â -- Â When your team lays a gigantic egg on its home floor, that's humiliating. When your team does it without showing much fight, that's something altogether more serious. That was the message Al Skinner had for his team following a disheartening 73-57 stinker at the hands of the...
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