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Boston College Daily Links: Big Ten Expansion Talks "Ongoing"

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Moar expansion! Everybody PANIC!

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Report: Gee calls Big Ten expansion talks 'ongoing' in meeting (CBSSports.com)
Moar expansion! "According to the minutes of the council's December meeting obtained by the Columbus Dispatch, Gee told councillors that "there has been ongoing discussion" within the Big Ten about expanding beyond the conference's current 14 members. Gee reportedly stated that he "believes there is movement towards three or four super conferences that are made up of 16-20 teams.""

O'Hara's Thaddius Smith receives offer from Boston College (Philly.com)
The 5-foot-11, 170-pounder also has offers from Rutgers and Temple. The fleet-footed Smith projects to be a slot receiver in college. In August, the Inquirer's Rick O'Brien rated Smith as the area's top player for the Class of 2014.

Doug Flutie's future is not in broadcasting (SBNation.com)
Watching the Pro Bowl is painful. Even worse, watching Doug Flutie interview players on the sidelines at the Pro Bowl is even more painful.

Women's Basketball Falls To No. 4 Duke, 80-56 (BCEagles.com)
"Undersized inside, Boston College needed a big game from the perimeter to hang with No. 4 Duke. The Eagles shot 30 percent from the floor, including 6 of 24 from 3-point range, in an 80-56 loss to the Blue Devils on Sunday."

Expanded Statistics: Even-Strength Rankings (The Mack Report)
"Providence College barely edges Boston College as the best even-strength team in Hockey East. The UNH Wildcats have the best even-strength scoring offense in the league."

Carpenter's Hat Trick Leads #3 Eagles over Connecticut (BCEagles.com)
Boston College women's hockey struggled to put away UConn on Sunday afternoon.