Daily links for Friday, March 1
All eyes on Rettig as BC opens spring (ESPN ACC Blog)
All those things are important but what’s really important is the ability to lead, the ability to win. Buying into that mindset is really critically important because we’re coming off two years that aren’t representative of what Boston College has been. We’ve got to make sure that we develop that kind of leadership."
Women's Basketball Loses to No. 17 North Carolina, 85-57 (BCEagles.com)
Not particularly close.
Ranking the 2013 nonconference schedules (ESPN ACC Blog)
In which HD asks why on earth do the Eagles have to travel across the country twice? We'd all like to know.
2013 College Football Scheduling: FBS vs. FCS (FBSchedules.com)
A breakdown of this year's scheduled FBS vs. FCS games. Of note: New Mexico State hosts Division II Abilene Christian the week before Boston College, the only FBS vs. Division II contest of 2013. Abilene Christian will be in the first season of a transition to the FCS but counts as a Division II team for scheduling purposes. Why are we traveling to Las Cruces again?
THE ADVOCARE BOWL WANTS TO SELL YOU AN ADVOCARE BOWL (Every Day Should Be Saturday)
College football's postseason just got that much more ridiculous as BC has the opportunity to play in the Advocare V100 nee Independence Bowl. Why are trying to preserve this system again?
2013 Recruit SG Jon Severe on Pitt's radar (Cardiac Hill)
A Boston College target. "Pitt has reportedly offered 2013 shooting recruiting, Jon Severe. The guard will take a visit to Oakland in the near future, according to ZagsBlog. Severe is a three-star recruit out of New York."
Syracuse Football: New Song...Old Lyrics? (Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician)
TNIAAM's Matt McClusky gets a bit nostalgic about the sun setting on Syracuse's Big East days, asking the question which team will be Syracuse's rival? That'll be Boston College, guys. Next question.
Three Field Hockey Players Earn All-ACC Academic Honors (BCEagles.com)
"Three Boston College field hockey student-athletes were named to the 2012 All-ACC Academic team, according to the league announcement on Thursday morning. Senior Jacqui Moorfield and juniors Virgynia Muma and Paige Norris earned the prestigious honor."