Boston College

Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2009 - 7:34 pm
Al Skinner said he was concerned early in the week that he didn't know which BC team would be showing up on Friday night. He got his answer on the Metrodome floor and as it turned out, Skinner had reason to be worried. His team didn't have enough answers in the second half for Taj Gibson and the...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2009 - 7:25 pm
That was not the way Tyrese Rice wanted his career to end. The senior point guard and BC team leader made just four of his 11 shots on the night and finished with nine points as the Eagles fell to Southern California, 72-55, in a Midwest Regional first round game in Minneapolis. Here is what Rice...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2009 - 8:46 am
Tim Floyd coached the Chicago Bulls in the NBA after Michael Jordan left in the late 90s. He has had a more successful and certainly more enjoyable time coaching the USC Trojans . This season his team caught fire at the right time, winning its last five games, including a run to a Pac-10 title that...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2009 - 8:33 am
Just so you know what they're thinking heading into tonight's showdown with the BC Eagles, here are three of the stars from the USC squad. DeMar DeRozan, Daniel Hackett, Dwight Lewis and Taj Gibson took to the podium, otherwise referred to as the dais, on Thursday. Here's how they answered the...
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Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2009 - 6:29 pm
After Tyrese Rice and Rakim Sanders had their moment on the dais, it was Al Skinner's turn. Q. Coach, talk about just the fact that, like you mentioned before, that you haven't necessarily gone on a winning streak per se, but the tournament is going to require you do that. Where do you feel like...
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Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2009 - 6:23 pm
The student-athletes of Boston College headed for the comforts of their hotel rooms but not before sharing their thoughts about facing Southern California on Friday night in Minneapolis. Tyrese Rice and Rakim Sanders took questions from the media on Thursday. Here's what they said: Q. I was going...
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Mike Petraglia
March 17, 2009 - 7:40 am
Al Skinner simply wants one thing out of his practices before his Boston College team takes on Southern California on Friday night in Minneapolis. "I think we're in a good place but I think ," Skinner said, acknowledging there's still some reservation. "Whether I really feel that, We'll find out in...
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Mike Petraglia
January 07, 2009 - 4:34 am
1994: Patriots appear headed for St. Louis, only to remain in New England. 1997: Bill Parcells leaves the Patriots in the wake of Super Bowl XXXI. 1999: Patriots appear headed to Hartford, only to remain in New England with the promise of a new 68,000 seat stadium in Foxboro. 2000: One day after...
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