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Basketball AP Top 25 (Week 4): Look Out For the Rebels

1. Kentucky (46) The Wildcats continued to roll through significantly less talented teams last week, and that allowed them to step into the top spot after UNC lost. UK’s supremacy may not last long though – the two teams play on Saturday. 2. Ohio State (17) The Buckeyes played North Florida, VMI and Valparaiso last […]

Basketball AP Top 25 (Week 3): Pittsburgh Panthers Fall

1. North Carolina (62) The Tar Heels didn’t do much this week. There were no games on aircraft carriers, just a sound victory over Mississippi Valley State, Jerry Rice’s alma mater. It wasn’t much of a test for them. 2. Kentucky The Wildcats, however, beat a really good Kansas team. They also had solid wins […]

AP Top 25 Basketball Preview

1. North Carolina (62) There has been a nearly endless string of superlatives directed towards UNC in the past few months, so I’ll keep this short. They have NBA talent at every position, an elite playmaker (Harrison Barnes), the kind of elite point guard who is always present on their title teams (Kendall Marshall), and […]

2011 NBA Mock Draft: Picks 6-10

After breaking the five best players in this years draft, we now turn our attention to the next group of players who should be drafted in the lottery. Here we see a few more international players, a diaper dandy, a conference player of the year and maybe the best player in college basketball.

2011 NBA Mock Draft: Top 5 Picks

With the NBA’s regular season drawing to a close, it’s time for the playoffs for the eight best teams in each conference. For the 14 other teams, it means full-scale preparation for the NBA Draft begins now. While the NBA Draft Lottery will most likely shake up the order at the top of the draft, […]

2011 NCAA Tournament Bracket Help: Picking Upsets

The time has come!  In twelve short hours, the Clemson and West Virginia 12:15ET tip-off will commence a 64-team war that will culminate on April 4th in Houston, TX, leaving one team standing atop of the college basketball world. Last season, the Duke Blue Devils defeated the Butler Bulldogs in one of the best NCAA […]

Live Blog: Boston University Basketball vs. La Salle at Agganis Arena

FINAL: La Salle 84, BU 81 9:07pm – THANKS ALL! Anthony signing off, see you saturday! 9:05pm – La Salle takes this one, 84-81. Partin leads 5 double figure BU scores with 20. Guillandeux had 21 for La Salle. BU plays at Harvard this saturday. BU drops to 4-6 on the season. 9:04pm – Holland […]

Live Blog: Boston University Basketball Looks to Rebound Against Nevada in Consolation Bracket of NIT Season Tip-Off

FINAL: BU beats Nevada 66-57 Read the live blog below… LIVE 2nd Half Blogging! 6:21pm – Can we close out this game in the 2nd half? We will find out shortly after the break! 6:26pm – these commercials are terrible… Kelly’s roast beef and SOBE.. haha 6:27pm – Holland leads all scorers with 18pts.. Conner […]

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. […]

BC Falls to Virginia to End Season

The BC Eagles basketball team whimpered to a quiet end of this basketball season with a 68-62 loss in the first round of the ACC Tournament. They fell to the Cavaliers, losers of nine in a row and a team they beat by 13 just over a week prior. Virginia will go to play top […]

Terriers Catching Fire Down the Stretch

Ever since their last minute collapse against the University of Vermont, where the Catamounts rallied from a 75-71 deficit in the final 60 seconds of play to stun BU, the Terriers have turned their game around and are winners of three straight contests. If you set aside the last minute of the Vermont game, where […]

The Missing Link with Terrier Basketball

For three consecutive years, the Terriers have been preseason selections by America East coaches and by several sports related websites, such as ESPN and CBS Sports, to advance to the NCAA tournament, but BU has failed to do so since 2002. This year, which started out so promising, seems to have the same trend as previous […]

Terriers in a Funk, Losers of Two Straight Games

The Boston University basketball team has found themselves in a downward spiral headed into the last month of conference play. Coach Pat Chambers and his squad have fallen to fifth overall in the America East conference and have dropped two straight games against the upper echelon teams of the league. BU has suffered recent losses to […]

Eagles Snap Slump with Big First Half

Something had to give. Sure, Clemson came into Conte Forum as the 21st ranked team in the nation, but it also had lost its last two games. For Boston College, the drought was even worse, having lost five of its last seven. What gave was both teams. The Eagles dominated the first half, while the Tigers […]

Loose Ball Layup Pushes Virginia Tech By BC

Boston College had trailed for most of the game, but had the lead when it mattered most. The Eagles battled back to a three point advantage with 29 seconds remaining. Unfortunately all the work only led to more heartbreak. The ensuing possession resulted in a  Dallas Elmore foul led and two Virginia Tech free throws. […]