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Boston College Daily Links: Lonnie Jackson Named ACC Rookie Of The Week

Jackson Named ACC Rookie of the Week (
Jackson recorded a career-high 26 points on Sunday to lead Boston College to a 75-55 win against Bryant. He went 8-for-13 from the field and 7-for-11 from beyond the arc. The seven 3-pointers are the most by a player in the ACC this season and his .636 3-point percentage is the best among those with 10 or more attempts.

Harris, 4 other Eagles get waiver (
"All the proper paperwork was in place and it was just a matter of formalities for getting it done," said Spaziani. "But obviously it is nice to have it official. We certainly can move forward from here now that we know what the futures lie for these young men as far as being able to participate."

A Celebrity Roast of John Marinatto (The Smoking Musket)
A gathering of Big East celebrities have joined for a special Christmas Roast of the commissioner, John Marinatto. This once proud union comes together for their last Christmas as a conference to stab back at the one they call Brutus.

Frank: Top 10 running backs in S.J. history (
9. William Green (Holy Spirit HS). Green had two big years at Boston College, culminating in a first-team All-America season in 2001, when he rushed for 1,559 yards and 15 touchdowns and had 23 receptions for another 260 yards and two more TDs. He was the Big East Player of the Year and ranked third in the NCAA in yards from scrimmage.

Needham’s Arnold surging as a sophomore for BC hockey team (The Boston Globe)
"My international experience will help, but that’s all in the past and I’m just looking forward to showing my coaches what I can do,’’ said the 6-foot, 210-pound center, who played two years at Noble & Greenough School in Dedham. "Playing on a line with skilled players like Chris Kreider and Johnny Gaudreau,’’ who was also named to the preliminary US team roster, "and already having a full year under my belt at BC has been important to my development,’’ Arnold said.

From top down, it’s a new Malden Catholic (The Boston Globe)
The Lancers also will be without the services of top center Ryan Fitzgerald to start the season. The Boston College-bound junior injured his left shoulder in a Mass. Selects game and no timetable has been set for his return. "He is a great young talent,’’ said McLean. "There is no need to rush him back, so we’ll just wait until he is fully ready.’’

DIV. 1 BOYS HOCKEY; ‘Super Eight’ (
Ryan Fitzgerald, Jr. F, Malden Catholic: Once he recovers from a shoulder injury, the center will show just why he has been committed to Boston College for nearly two years already.

Conference Power Rankings: ACC (ESPN College Basketball Nation Blog)
12. Boston College: Freshman Lonnie Jackson on Sunday became the first BC player to hit seven 3-pointers in a game since Tyrese Rice. The Eagles are still parked in or near the bottom of the ACC basement in multiple statistical categories, but they have posted two straight double-digit victories.

Ruffin, Zenevitch Leads Women's Basketball Past Holy Cross, 67-58 (
The Boston College women's basketball team put together a 17-8 late second half run on the way to a 67-58 victory over Holy Cross on Sunday afternoon at Conte Forum. Boston College is now 4-6 on the season, while Holy Cross dropped to 5-5.