The College Blog

Scott McLaughlin
February 26, 2016 - 5:49 pm
There will be plenty up for grabs on the final night of the regular season Saturday, but one thing is now set: Boston College will be the No. 1 seed in the Hockey East tournament. The Eagles beat UMass-Lowell 3-1 at Conte Forum Friday night to clinch the top seed and at least a share of the regular...
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Scott McLaughlin
February 13, 2016 - 5:22 pm
LOWELL -- Boston University entered Saturday having allowed just 10 goals over its last eight games. That stretch of strong defense and goaltending did not continue Saturday night at the Tsongas Center, as UMass-Lowell smoked the Terriers, 6-3, to earn a weekend split as both teams continue to...
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February 09, 2016 - 5:25 pm
Boston College played its best game of the season Tuesday night, pushing ninth-ranked North Carolina to the limit before dropping a 66-63 decision at Conte Forum. Eli Carter led the way for BC with a game-high 26 points, while Dennis Clifford had 14 points and 13 rebounds. However, the bigger news...
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BC won its sixth Beanpot in the last seven years. (WEEI.com)
Scott McLaughlin
February 08, 2016 - 5:55 pm
The Beanpot may be lacking variety -- it'€™s been 23 years since someone other than Boston College or Boston University won -- but it'€™s certainly not lacking excitement. For the eighth time in the last 13 years, the Beanpot championship game was decided in overtime. And this one was a...
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Scott McLaughlin
February 05, 2016 - 5:16 pm
Just as it seemed like Boston College was starting to get over all the injuries and illnesses that plagued it throughout much of December and January, the Eagles find their lineup in flux once again with Monday's Beanpot final again Boston University approaching. Forwards Miles Wood (26 points in...
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Mike Petraglia
February 01, 2016 - 7:58 pm
Boston University coach David Quinn and senior forward Danny O'Regan talk about what it means to be headed back to the Beanpot final to defend their championship after a 3-1 win over Northeastern Monday night in the semifinals at TD Garden. They will be facing the Boston College Eagles , a 3-2...
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Mike Petraglia
February 01, 2016 - 7:55 pm
Northeastern coach Jim Madigan watched as his team's season-best six-game winning streak came to an end Monday night with a 3-1 loss to Boston University in the 2016 Beanpot semifinals at TD Garden. Northeastern seniors fell just short of becoming the first class in school history to reach four...
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John Stevens pounces on loose puck before scoring late for Northeastern. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)
Mike Petraglia
February 01, 2016 - 7:50 pm
No one could blame David Quinn for cringing when he heard the question. But still the Boston University coach had to be asked what it felt like to be coaching his first game in TD Garden since the dramatic meltdown nine months earlier that cost his team the national title. Last April 11, BU led...
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BU advanced to the Beanpot final with a 2-0 win over Northeastern on Monday. (WEEI.com)
Scott McLaughlin
February 01, 2016 - 5:42 pm
There was reason to believe this year might be different. Harvard entered the Beanpot as a top-10 team in the country. Northeastern entered on an eight-game unbeaten streak. But in the end, Monday night was the same old story. After Boston College beat Harvard 3-2 in the night'€™s first matchup,...
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Scott McLaughlin
February 01, 2016 - 2:32 pm
Harvard entered Monday'€™s Beanpot opener with the second-best power play in the country, but it was Boston College '€™s special teams that wound up deciding the game. The Eagles scored a pair of goals on the man advantage in the second period to turn a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 lead and wound up...
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