// Al Skinner

BC to Hire Cornell Coach Steve Donahue

After cutting ties longtime coach Al Skinner, Boston College appears ready to move in a different direction, snagging upstart coach Steve Donahue from Cornell. They could have gone with former assistant coaches Ed Cooley or Bill Coen, but it appears the school wanted to get away from Al Skinner altogether and start fresh. Donahue recently […]

BC and Skinner Split After 13 Seasons

Al Skinner will not be on the Eagles sideline next season, closing the book on the most successful basketball coach in the program’s history. Skinner compiled a 247-165 record with the Eagles and now holds a 385-291 record overall in his coaching career, spanning 22 seasons with a stop at Rhode Island prior to BC. […]

Clemson Hands BC First Conference Loss

Boston College faced its most difficult test of the season in Clemson, South Carolina and could not come up with a passing grade. The No. 21 Tigers trounced the Eagles 72-56. With the loss the Eagles now fall to 1-1 in the ACC. At halftime, Clemson had a 12 point cushion and it only grew in the second. […]

Mid-Major Problems: Sloppy Play Lead to Eagles Second Straight Loss

Another mid-major opponent, another major problem for Boston College. With a 80-69 loss Sunday night to Rhode Island the Eagles are now 3-4 against mid-major teams this season. On the flip side, against the so called “power conferences”, BC boasts a flawless 3-0 record beating Providence (Big East), Michigan (Big Ten), and Miami (ACC). Coming off […]

BC Tops Miami Despite Another Second Half Drought

Just how head coach Al Skinner drew it up — almost. The Eagles opened conference play with a 61-60 win against Miami, ending a three game losing streak to the Hurricanes. But for the third consecutive game the Eagles dominated for 30 minutes only to almost let it slip away down the stretch. BC has won […]