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Scott Brown: I Can Beat Obama at Hoops

... with help from daughter who plays at Boston College

(Newser) - Barely a week after his stunning win in the Massachusetts Senate race, Republican Scott Brown boasted tonight that he can beat President Barack Obama ... at basketball. In an appearance on The Jay Leno Show, the Republican said he challenged noted hoops fanatic Obama to a two-on-two showdown when they talked... More »

Third Time a Charm for B.C. at Frozen Four

Gerbe scores two goals as Eagles win title game in third try

(Newser) - Nathan Gerbe no longer has to be a gracious runner-up. The nation's leading scorer led Boston College to the NCAA hockey championship that had eluded the talent-laden Eagles the last two seasons. Gerbe scored twice and added two assists in B.C.'s 4-1 win over Notre Dame at the... More »

BC Back in NCAA Hockey Title Game

Eagles soar to 6-1 victory over North Dakota Fighting Sioux

(Newser) - Nathan Gerbe's hat trick helped Boston College advance to its third straight championship game. John Muse stopped 28 shots as the Eagles skated to  a 6-1 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Sioux tonight in the Frozen Four semifinals. The Eagles have beaten North Dakota the last three years... More »

Rice's 46 Points Not Enough to Beat Tar Heels

No. 14 Butler blows out Detroit, Purdue moves into tie atop Big Ten

(Newser) - Tyrese Rice and Boston College must be trying to figure out what it takes to beat No. 3 North Carolina. Rice scored 46 points and the Eagles led by 18 at home in the second half, only to lose the ACC game 90-80 today, reports the Associated Press. Tyler Hansbrough... More »

No. 2 Duke Skies Over Boston College

Notre Dame holds off Marquette, Texas A&M streaks by Missouri

(Newser) - Boston College shot 55% in the first half to build an eight-point lead, and it still wasn't nearly enough to beat No. 2 Duke today, reports the Associated Press. Kyle Singler scored 24 points and DeMarcus Nelson added 23 as the Blue Devils defeated the Eagles 90-80 in an ACC... More »

Flowers' Power Too Much for Lions

BC upsets Miami, Oklahoma State falls to Baylor

(Newser) - Senior Michael Flowers had a collegiate-high 23 points, leading the Badgers to a 80-55 rout of Penn State, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. "I don't know if he missed at all tonight," said teammate Greg Stiemsma after the game. Wisconsin posted an intimidating 59.6% shooting, including 10... More »

No. 3 Kansas Cruises Past Boston College

Memphis routs Pepperdine, Hoyas open Big East with win

(Newser) - No. 3 Kansas improved to 14-0 for the sixth time in school history with an 85-60 win over Boston College today, the AP reports. Darnell Jackson led the Jayhawks with 25 points and 22 rebounds as Kansas built a 25-point lead in the second half. KU outrebounded the Eagles (10-3)... More »

BC Extends Bowl Winning Streak

Mistake-prone Michigan State falls to Eagles 24-21

(Newser) - Boston College, bitten by the curse of the No. 2 ranking earlier in the season, closed out its first 11-win season since 1940 with a 24-21 victory over Michigan State in the Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando, reports the AP. Quarterback Matt Ryan capped a brilliant college career with three... More »

Hokies Are ACC Champs

Two-headed quarterback upstages BC's Matt Ryan as Tech wins, 30-16

(Newser) - Virginia Tech avenged an earlier 14-10 loss to Boston College, winning the rematch—and ACC championship—30-16. Sean Glennon, one of its quarterbacks, threw for three touchdowns; Tyrod Taylor, the other, had a key first-down scramble on the game-winning drive. The Hokies are assured a berth in the Orange Bowl... More »

Florida State Picks off BC's BCS Hopes

Field is soggy, Eagles sloppy in first loss, 27-17 to Seminoles

(Newser) - Second-ranked Boston College fell to the Florida State Seminoles last night, the 27-17 defeat breaking their home win streak and dashing hopes of a national title, reports the Boston Herald. Quarterback Matt Ryan hurt his Heisman chances by throwing three devastating interceptions and failing to lead his team to the... More »

BC Pulls Off 'Best Win Ever' Over VT, 14-10

No. 2 Eagles soar over No. 8 Hokies in last-second comeback

(Newser) - Boston College Quarterback Matt Ryan led his team back to victory last night with a clutch pass that might also have clinched his chance at the Heisman Trophy, reports the Boston Globe. Trailing 10-7 and on the run with 11 seconds left, Ryan threw on the run to hook up... More »

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