The College Blog

June 11, 2016 - 4:22 pm
The Boston College baseball team beat the Miami Hurricanes, 5-3, Saturday in Coral Gables, Fla. for its first-ever Super Regional win. For that, they can thank in large part to a player who was drafted during the game. BC pitcher Mike King was earning the win over the Hurricanes at the same time he...
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May 31, 2016 - 12:53 pm
The 2016-17 Providence Friars won't have Kris Dunn or Ben Bentil, but they will have a challenging non-conference slate before heading into Big East play for the New Year. The school on Tuesday announced the team's non-Big East schedule, which will be highlighted by games against ACC, Big Ten and...
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Troy Flutie appeared in court Monday after being arrested over the weekend for OUI. (Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports)
May 24, 2016 - 5:02 am
Boston College announced Monday that redshirt sophomore quarterback/wide receiver Troy Flutie has been suspended from the team after his weekend arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol. Flutie, the nephew of BC legend Doug Flutie, was arrested around 1 a.m. Saturday after hitting a curb...
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May 08, 2016 - 8:29 am
On Saturday, Boston College retired the No. 3 in honor of Pete Frates. Frates played baseball at Boston College from 2003-07, including being the team's captain in 2007. He was diagnosed with ALS on March 13, 2012 and now has set out on a mission to raise awareness and find a cure for the disease,...
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Harvard's Jimmy Vesey won the Hobey Baker Award as the best player in college hockey. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Scott McLaughlin
April 08, 2016 - 3:00 pm
Harvard senior forward Jimmy Vesey won the 2016 Hobey Baker Award as the best player in college hockey Friday night in Tampa. Vesey was a Hobey Hat Trick finalist last year as well, but lost out to Boston University freshman forward Jack Eichel. This year he beat out Boston College junior goalie...
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Quinnipiac is heading to the national championship game for the second time in four years after beating BC. (Kim Klement/USA Today Sports)
Scott McLaughlin
April 07, 2016 - 3:52 pm
Quinnipiac was something of an outsider at the Frozen Four given its lack of history compared to longtime powerhouses Boston College, North Dakota and Denver, but the Bobcats were the No. 1 overall seed in this year's NCAA tournament for a reason. They were the best overall team in college hockey...
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Kris Jenkins hits the game-winner for Villanova. (Bob Donnan/USA Today Sports)
April 04, 2016 - 7:58 pm
HOUSTON -- North Carolina and Villanova reached the national championship game Monday night at NRG Stadium largely because they can shoot the ball better than most. So it turns out that in a game that had "shootout" written all over it, a shootout is precisely what happened. Kris Jenkins, plagued...
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April 02, 2016 - 7:27 pm
HOUSTON -- Providence fans know Villanova has an offense. And what the Wildcats did to Oklahoma in the national semifinals Saturday night certainly could be described as offensive. Having lost to Villanova in the Big East Tournament semifinals 76-68, and having dropped seven of their last eight...
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Scott McLaughlin
March 29, 2016 - 9:04 am
UMass has hired St. Lawrence coach Greg Carvel as its new head hockey coach, according to multiple reports. ESPN's John Buccigross was the first to report the news . The 45-year-old Carvel took over as the head coach at his alma mater in 2012 and led St. Lawrence to a 72-63-15 record over four...
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Scott McLaughlin
March 27, 2016 - 6:11 pm
A disastrous second period doomed UMass Lowell, as it lost 4-1 to Quinnipiac in Sunday's East Regional final in Albany. The River Hawks led 1-0 after one thanks to a Dylan Zink power-play goal, but then Quinnipiac scored three straight in the second and outshot Lowell 13-4 in the frame. Quinnipiac...
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