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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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