The College Blog

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 27, 2010 - 8:21 am
Dartmouth. Bryant. New Jersey Tech. Those are just some of the teams that Boston College played at home this season. The best opponent to come to Conte Forum (unless you are putting a ton of stock in South Carolina'€™s upset of top ranked Kentucky Tuesday night) this year was current ACC leader...
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Mike Petraglia
January 27, 2010 - 7:17 am
CHESTNUT HILL Â -- Â Reggie Jackson had a vision for what would get his Eagles headed back in the right direction. This season, the swingman witnessed his teammates get humiliated at home by Harvard [for a second straight season], Maine and Maryland. On the road, they lost by 22 at Clemson earlier...
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January 26, 2010 - 7:00 pm
Welcome to the topsy-turvy ACC. Less than three weeks after a 22-point loss to Clemson in South Carolina, Boston College pulled off a 75-69 upset of the Tigers Tuesday at Conte Forum. BC improved to 12-9 overall and 3-4 in the ACC and kept within shouting distance of conference leader Maryland...
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January 26, 2010 - 5:07 pm
CHESTNUT HILL --The Boston College men's basketball team held on to a 73-69 win over Clemson , Tuesday night at the Conte Forum, giving the Eagles their second win in the last six games. The win avenges a 72-56 loss BC suffered at the hands of the Tigers (15-6, 3-4 in the ACC) back on Jan. 9, in...
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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 23, 2010 - 1:26 pm
With the ACC standings in disarray (North Carolina is second-to-last in the league thanks to a three-game losing streak), Boston College had the chance to make a jump into the top half of the league with a win Saturday afternoon at Virginia Tech. But Cassell Coliseum continued to be a house of...
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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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