The College Blog

February 08, 2010 - 7:34 am
There was some disappointment when Punxsutawney Phil/Polamalu saw his shadow roughly a week ago. The furry rodent sentenced the superstitious to six more weeks of winter. However, the news wasn'€™t all that bad to some, because Groundhog Day also means that it's only six weeks until Selection...
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February 06, 2010 - 3:01 pm
Boston College really had no business being in a one-possession game as the final seconds ticked off Saturday at Conte Forum. Duke had outplayed the Eagles, and the Blue Devils had controlled the boards by rotating a trio of 6-foot-10 players (Ryan Kelly, Mason Plumlee and Miles Plumlee) in and out...
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February 06, 2010 - 2:16 pm
Boston College almost made Duke'€™s annual trip to the Heights a nightmare for the second straight season Saturday at Conte Forum. Joe Trapani'€™s 3-point attempt at the buzzer was unsuccessful, and the Eagles fell short 66-63, a month after the No. 10 Blue Devils embarrassed BC at Cameron...
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February 04, 2010 - 10:51 am
Boston College released its 2010 football schedule on Thursday. Virginia Tech and Notre Dame will visit Alumni Stadium and the Eagles begin an eight-game series against Syracuse. The season opens on Sept. 4 against non-conference opponent Weber State. Here is the full press release: BC Announces...
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February 03, 2010 - 3:11 pm
When Frank Spaziani took over the helm at Boston College last year, he was playing with somebody else's cards. In a transitional season loaded with transfers and injuries, the first-year head coach led the Eagles to a surprising 8-5 record and a trip to the the Emerald Bowl in San Francisco against...
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Mike Petraglia
February 01, 2010 - 10:04 pm
BOSTON Â -- Â A wise old hockey adage goes roughly like this: You can't score if you don't shoot. There's no need to remind Northeastern coach Greg Cronin of that after he watched his team try to be too cute with the Boston University and wind up on the short end of a 2-1 decision in the Beanpot...
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Mike Petraglia
February 01, 2010 - 7:33 pm
Even though his team just dispatched Northeastern, 2-1, in a hard-fought Beanpot semifinal at TD Garden Monday night, Boston University coach Jack Parker was very honest about playing Boston College next Monday night in yet another BU-BC showdown for the 58th Beanpot championship game. "The...
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Mike Petraglia
February 01, 2010 - 5:57 pm
Alex Chiasson's shot dribbled past Chris Rawlings with 5:47 left in the third to lead the Boston University Terriers to a 2-1 win over the Northeastern Huskies in the second Beanpot semifinal on Monday night at TD Garden. Northeastern had a power play and pulled the goalie for the final 88 seconds...
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Mike Petraglia
February 01, 2010 - 2:53 pm
Boston College advanced to its 30th Beanpot championship game with a 6-0 win over Harvard on Monday night at TD Garden. The Eagles had six different goal scorers and netted three power play goals in 11 chances on the night in what turned into a chippy game. The Eagles (14-8-2) will play Boston...
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February 01, 2010 - 8:05 am
Despite coming off a frustrating loss Saturday at Conte Forum against Florida State, Boston College coach Al Skinner and the Eagles are upbeat about their recent efforts. But despite a noticeable difference in BC'€™s play at the end of January in comparison to a disastrous three-game stretch that...
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