ACC Midweek Preview Part 2, Jan. 19 (ACC Sports Journal)
Key for the Eagles. Outside shooting. In both ACC games the Eagles won the score was in the 50s. That won’t be the case here. The Wolfpack has a good offense with a number of scoring options. The slow-paced Eagles don’t generate a lot of offensive possessions, so knocking down open jump shots is necessary in order to win this matchup.
ACC Freshman Watch Update, Jan. 18 (ACC Sports Journal)
Three Boston College freshmen make this week's ACC Freshman Watch Update Top 10 rankings because, well, we have quite a few of them.
Boston College finding stride in ACC (Observations from Above the Rim)
"He does a spectacular job," Gottfried said. "They’re a young team but extremely dangerous because they have bought into everything that Steve is doing."
Questioning Win Homer's new star (Eagle in Atlanta)
I am suspicious of BC recruit Win Homer's bump from three star to four star on Rivals.com. Earlier this week, Rivals updated its Rivals 250 and the Virginia OL prospect debuted at 248. Previously Rivals gave Homer three stars, listed him as the 51st best tackle and the 12th best player out of Virginia. Even though he now has four stars plenty of players above him in his position ranking and in his state ranking still only carry three stars.
BC’s Luke Kuechly hard at work in next phase (The Boston Globe)
Kuechly is in a different world now. He has moved from college to the next level, with the NFL as the goal.
A Meet and Greet With the New Guys (Pre-Snap Read)
For a time, it seemed as if UMass would be the only team Boston College would beat all season. The Eagles got the better of the Minutemen in September, 45-17, after losing to Northwestern, U.C.F. and Duke to open the year and prior to dropping another trio of games in A.C.C. play.
Rumors of Boston University’s demise were greatly exaggerated (USCHO.com)
OK, folks, raise your hand if you began writing off Boston University right around Christmas Day. C’mon, be honest with yourself. You there in the back, get that hand up!
Melchionda, Prohovich and Moir Named 2012 Captains (BCEagles.com)
Seniors Anthony Melchionda and Kyle Prohovich and junior Rob Moir were selected as the captains of the 2012 Boston College baseball team, voted by their teammates, head coach Mike Gambino announced.
Ski Team Begins Season at The Castleton Carnival (BCEagles.com)
The Boston College Ski team opened their season at the Castleton Carnival in an exhibition race at Pico, VT.