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Competitive College Basketball Season Hits Halfway Mark in Massachusetts

by MATT HOSMAN In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, six Division 1 basketball teams are vying for berths in the postseason. Generally, teams from Massachusetts are competitive nationally, and this season is no different. The teams span a wide range of … Continue reading

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“Sleeping Beauties” Could Turn into “Cinderella Teams” Come Tourney Time

by T.J. HORGAN The most erratic aspect of sports is the underestimated, “Sleeper Team.” A sleeper (team, players, etc.) is one that is undervalued, but performs at an unexpected level. As the plethora of bracket advice is released, there are … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Three Ways to Pick ‘Em

by PATRICK CARROLL This is the time that college basketball fans crave. It is a time when fans get to witness March Madness and wait in anticipation for the insanity of the NCAA Tournament. With the Division I championship on … Continue reading

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Boston College 74-72 Georgia Tech: Eagles Win 3rd Straight, Rematch Thursday

by ALEX FAIRCHILD CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Pass intercepted by Hanlan – the horn sounds – Boston College win, 74-72. Three straight victories for the Eagles have propelled them to 8th best in the ACC. Despite fighting off the pesky … Continue reading

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Dick Kelley: BC’s Basketball SID Honored at Conte Forum

by ALEX FAIRCHILD CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Boston College defeated Virginia for an inspirational man on Sunday evening. The team won the game with Dick Kelley, who was honored with the United States Basketball Writers Association’s Most Courageous Award, in … Continue reading

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Boston College 53-52 Virginia: Eagles Fly by Cavs

by ALEX FAIRCHILD CHESTNUT HILL, Massachusetts – “Not sure how it all happened, but I just appreciate these guys and their perseverance for such a young group.” Those were the words of Steve Donahue after his team pulled off a … Continue reading

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Northeastern 66, James Madison 64: Huskies pull out exciting victory in final seconds to down Dukes, clinch CAA share

by JOSHUA KUMMINS BOSTON — The playoff atmosphere was alive and well on Wednesday night at Northeastern’s Matthews Arena as the Huskies welcomed the James Madison Dukes to the old barn for the first and only head-to-head contest between the … Continue reading

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Northeastern vs. James Madison: Dukes invade Matthews, look to halt Husky hopes of clinching share of CAA crown

by JOSHUA KUMMINS BOSTON — Playoff time is approaching across the local college sports scene and things will be no different on Wednesday night on a busy night of basketball. While Northeastern’s hockey squad took a big step just to … Continue reading

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As NCAA Tournament Approaches, New England Rankings Tighten

by TIM SCOTT With less than a month remaining before Selection Sunday, many NCAA teams are battling for spots in numerous postseason tournaments. Notably, in Division I, there are many battleground conferences that may go down to the wire during … Continue reading

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Boston College 61-62 Duke: Eagles Come Close… But Not Close Enough

by ALEX FAIRCHILD   CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — On the weekend of a top 5 storm in New England, Boston College set out to beat a top 5 team. After losing to Miami in Coral Gables by 22, Steve Donahue’s … Continue reading

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