MEN'S BASKETBALL: Road Woes Continue For Eagles
Basketball fans at the University of Southern California were promised an exciting style of play. After the thunderous performance put on by Florida Gulf Coast University in its trek as a No. 15 seed to the Sweet Sixteen of last year’s NCAA Tournament, Andy Enfield, the team’s coach, inked a deal to coach at the Los Angeles-area institution. Three freshmen started for the Trojans against a struggling Boston College team with the start of its conference schedule imminent.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Defense Falls Short In Road Contest
Although the Boston College men’s basketball squad vied with the Purdue Boilermakers through the first 10 minutes of this past Wednesday’s game, the team ultimately fell behind—far behind. Unable to stymie or respond to a series of offensive drives, and struggling with fundamentals, BC lost to its Big Ten opponent 88-67.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Eagles Bounce Back Against University Of Hartford For Fourth Win
Back at home for the first time since Nov. 21, the Boston College women’s basketball team looked to turn around a three-game losing streak against the University of Hartford. The Hawks, with a record of 1-7, were just the opponent to face to add momentum to BC’s season, and the Eagles’ dominance on offense and defense helped them come out on top with a score of 65-45.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Hanlan Holds Off Until Second Half
Olivier Hanlan’s best, most defining move in his jam-packed bag of offensive tricks has been noticeably missing from the first half of Boston College basketball games this season.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Eagles Head To Madison Square Garden For Two-Game Tournament
BC’s rotating front three—Garland Owens, Patrick Heckmann, and Anderson against FAU—does not have the bench required to battle with physical mid-major outfits.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BC Picks Up First Win Of The Year
Oliver Hanlan scored 38 points as the men’s basketball team notched its first win of the season at Conte Forum with a 82-79 triumph over Florida Atlantic on Sunday evening.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Hanlan Tried Out New Approach To Start Off 2013-14
Hanlan made his move to the basket, but made an arched, over-the-head pass with his right hand to Ryan Anderson. Anderson, who had just screened for Hanlan, went to the rim but failed to convert. A foul ensued as the Eagles looked to regain possession off the boards. When the whistle blew, the game was all but lost, as BC fell 95-92.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BC Falls In Overtime Duel
Hoping to build on its first win of the season with a swing of momentum, the Boston College women’s basketball team squared off on the road against Brigham Young University.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BC Notches First Win Of The Season
On Tuesday night, the Boston College women’s basketball team rebounded from a weekend loss to Stanford to win its first road game of the season against Hofstra in Hempstead, N.Y.
COLUMN: Providence And UMass Crack The Code On BC Hoops, And It's A Simple One
The Garden was relaxed enough to feel like an exhibition game before Boston College and UMass tipped off yesterday. Even though the Northeastern-BU game right before had gone down to the wire, there wasn’t any energy in the building after the Huskies and Terriers cleared the court.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Similar Second Halves Lead To Two Straight Losses To Start Season
The BC men’s basketball team had just been dominated inside and on the glass by UMass in an 86-73 loss at TD Garden on Sunday, and he wanted to make it clear, in the simplest way possible, that Friday’s season-opening, 82- 78 overtime loss at Providence wasn’t the reason. This was a different game to Donahue, not a loss forced from a hangover of disappointment.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Eagles’ Season Tips Off With Loss To Highly Ranked Stanford
The Eagles would narrow the margin to No. 3 during the second segment of play to bring the game to a final score of 83-71.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Freshman Film Festival
Olivier Hanlan And Steve Donahue Started A Routine Of Breaking Down Film They'll Continue This Year
Sophomore point guard Olivier Hanlan and his head coach Steve Donahue fell into a routine over the course of the 2012-13 season, and it’s a routine that Hanlan expects to become even more prevalent this year.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: A Road Less Traveled
The Eagles Took Extra Weeks Of Practice To Develop A New Offensive Plan And A Persistent Attitude
As if an ACC schedule wasn’t hard enough—as if matchups with North Carolina, Duke, Clemson, and Miami weren’t enough of a challenge—the Boston College women’s basketball team has added another top competitor to its schedule this year, taking on the challenge right out of the gate.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Flight Plan
A Latecomer To Hoops, Freshman Garland Owens Arrives At BC Putting Rims On Notice
Among a whole host of other superlatives, Garland Owens, a 6-foot-5, 203-pound forward from Maryland, has been called highly athletic, versatile, competitive, and an intelligent player. But few have highlighted his hidden talent, his secret strength: he's a proven rim-destroyer.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Look Who's Laughing Now
A Comedian Off The Court, Alex Dragicevich Is Ready To Make A Name For Himself This Year
Now a film studies major and theatre minor at BC, Dragicevich is cultivating a love that he’s had since his days at Glenbrook North High School, where he immersed himself in improvisational acting classes during his time off the court. Entering South Bend his freshman year didn’t only mean suiting up for the Irish, but also applying his creative art to screen writing. When he wasn’t taking on Big East defenses, Dragicevich was making his peers laugh with a standup comedy group on campus.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BC Switches To Aggressive Defensive Style For 2013-14
During a long, challenging freshman season, Boston College forward Ryan Anderson got beaten up in the paint by bigger, stronger, and more experienced ACC players. Anderson spent the next summer working himself into shape so that he could guard the four position consistently without it affecting his offensive output.
COLUMN: Are We Having Fun Yet?
On the way to work I kept asking myself: “Is this any fun?”
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Sweet Release
Former BC Forward Matt Humphrey Eyes The NBA After Trying Collegiate Journey
He walked out of the locker room at Philips Arena in Atlanta, headphones around his neck, heading to board the bus by himself. It was March of 2012, and Matt Humphrey had already changed out of his Boston College basketball uniform for the last time.1 comment