North Carolina's Reggie Bullock and Boston College's Olivier Hanlan Earn ACC Basketball Honors (TheACC.com)
In earning ACC rookie honors for the second straight week and third time this season, Hanlan had 17 points, four rebounds and four assists in Wednesday’s 60-59 loss to Miami. Playing 39 minutes against the Hurricanes, the Almyer, Quebec, freshman was 6-of-10 from the field en route to scoring in double figures for the ninth-straight game. Hanlan leads ACC freshmen and is 14th in scoring at 13.6 points per game.
Thomas and Boudreau Earn ACC Weekly Honors (TheACC.com)
Boudreau earned her first ACC Rookie of the Week honor of the season after averaging 17 points and 5.5 rebounds, while making 50 percent of her attempts overall from the floor and from long range. She was Boston College’s leading scorer with 18 points in the Eagles’ loss at No. 22/24 Florida State on Jan. 17.
Report: Matt Ryan has sprained AC joint (ProFootballTalk)
Adam Schefter of ESPN originally reported that Ryan would have an MRI Monday to determine the extent of the injury to his shoulder or collarbone, but offered up an update a short time later with more information. Per Schefter, Ryan has a sprained AC joint in the left shoulder and the team is waiting to see if an MRI is necessary. For now, they believe no surgery will be needed.
More lineup changes coming for Terps against Boston College (Testudo Times)
He's not kidding: the five most-used players for Boston College go 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, and 6-8. There's no one there for Cleare to check, especially because Ryan Anderson at 6-8 can step out to the perimeter. If BC went with that traditional five, Cleare would be in no man's land defensively. So you can understand the switch.
Flipping through history: Current Terps vs. Boston College (D1scourse.com)
Chalk a bit more up to the dramatic turnover on Maryland's roster over the last couple years. Nonetheless, none of these "Flipping through history" entries has come up quite so scant as the history of the current Terrapins against Boston College. The combined numbers: 45 points, 24 rebounds, 19 assists ... and 132 minutes.
Boston College's Chris Pantale emerges as top Shrine Game target (Tampa Bay Times)
Pantale has been a favorite target this week, especially in the red zone, where he uses his 255-pound frame to outmuscle smaller defenders. Pantale said this week has been about showing scouts he is fully recovered from his injury. "This is sort of a redemption week for me," he said.
Purdue Hosts Boston College Commit Dan Monteroso For Official (247 Sports)
Saint Clairesville (Ohio) High receiver Dan Monteroso, a Boston College commit, took an official visit to Purdue over the weekend and the Boilermakers program gave him plenty to think about regarding his college future.
Minnesota keeps No. 1 ranking in D-I men’s poll (USCHO.com)
The Gophers received 48 of 50 first-place votes and Quinnipiac, up two spots to No. 2, garnered the other two first-place nods. Boston College is down one to No. 3, New Hampshire drops one to No. 4 and North Dakota rises one to sit fifth this week.
Whitney Honored By Hockey East (BCEagles.com)
Whitney combined to score four times and record five points in stellar efforts against Massachusetts and Northeastern over the weekend. A product of Reading, Mass., Whitney scored once in a 5-2 home loss to Massachusetts on Friday, then tallied four points - including his first career hat trick - in the team's 9-3 win at Northeastern the next night.