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December 26, 2009 - 4:39 pm
Boston College was going to a place that it did not want to go. It was down by two touchdowns against a prime time opponent in a big game. Every other time that has happened this season the Eagles have basically curled into a ball as the hole they were in on the scoreboard got deeper (see Virginia...
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December 26, 2009 - 3:45 pm
Trojans freshman quarterback Matt Barkley set up the play-action, rolled to to the right and whipped the ball to his hot read, full back Stanley Havili. For Boston College this season, that has been where opposing play makers have gone to die. That is the side of the field where ACC Defensive...
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December 26, 2009 - 10:20 am
The changing of the guard is nearly complete at Boston College . The Eagles football squad this year was led by a first year head coach, a freshman at quarterback and another rising star freshman at the linebacker position not to mention a pretty decent sophomore running back. Yet this team was not...
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December 24, 2009 - 3:57 am
It was a defensive struggle early on for both teams, as Boston College headed into halftime holding only a 26-25 lead over visiting UMass. But in the end, the Eagles'€™ offensive athleticism proved too much for the Minutemen, and BC grabbed a 79-67 win Wednesday night. In the beginning, the...
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December 20, 2009 - 7:47 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- One of the best ways to break a slump is to beat up on an opponent that cannot get out of its own way. That was the case Sunday afternoon at Conte Forum as Boston College took advantage of winless Bryant en route to a 72-46 victory . The end result was not predicated so much on BC...
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December 13, 2009 - 7:04 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- It is easy to see why the University of Rhode Island Rams are 8-1 on the year and continue to chug along in non-conference play before the start of the Atlantic 10 season. The Rams have a quick, athletic bunch that was too much for Boston College on Sunday night as they defeated...
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December 07, 2009 - 11:28 am
Boston College junior forward Corey Raji was named ACC Player of the Week after averaging 20.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in two games. Raji shot 63 percent (17-of-27) from the field in the Eagles' wins over Michigan Wednesday in the Big Ten /ACC Challenge and over Miami Sunday in the ACC opener for...
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December 06, 2009 - 5:08 pm
Boston College guard Reggie Jackson didn't play like a freshman last season, turning in big performances on the biggest stages. This season, he's playing more like a senior than a sophomore. And he talks with a maturity beyond his class as well. On Sunday at Conte Forum, Jackson tied for game highs...
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December 06, 2009 - 4:11 pm
The Boston College basketball team is developing a pattern. Play a strong first half; come out of it with a lead. Extend said lead to double digits. Lose lead. Secure win in final seconds of game. Sure, it makes for a great game, but how long can BC make the formula work to its advantage? For the...
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December 06, 2009 - 1:08 pm
What does an 8-4 record and a second-place finish in the ACC Atlantic earn you? A trip to San Francisco for a date with perennial Pac-10 powerhouse the University of Southern California. The Emerald Bowl at AT&T Park will be held on Dec. 26 at 8 p.m. EST and will be shown on ESPN. After BC...
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