BC, Loyola Chicago meet in KC tourney consolation game

Loyola Chicago coach Drew Valentine isn’t letting a hard-fought loss to a top-10 team make him question the faith he has in his group. As a matter of fact, Valentine saw it as a sign of good things to come, and he hopes some of those positives will be on display when the Ramblers face Boston College on Thursday in the consolation game of the Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City, Mo. No. 8

Miami, Boston College seeking to snap slumps

Boston College and Miami will look to cap the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season on a high note in their first meeting since 2018 on Friday afternoon in Chestnut Hill, Mass. The Eagles (6-5, 3-4) moved from 1-3 to bowl eligible during a five-game winning streak, but last week’s 24-16 setback at Pitt was their second straight loss to a sub-.500 team. Despite Thomas Castellanos’ 14th touchdown pass and Kye Robichaux’s third 100-yard rushing game

Boston College aims to slow Harvard freshman Malik Mack

Boston College coach Earl Grant liked what he saw from his defense in the second half of a 68-61 triumph over visiting Richmond on Wednesday. He hopes to see a similar defensive effort when the Eagles play host to Harvard on Saturday. Boston College (3-0) trailed 34-30 at halftime, but held Richmond to 37 percent shooting from the field and 27 points in the final 20 minutes. The Spiders entered that contest averaging 91.5 points

Boston College takes on high-scoring Richmond

Boston College begins a two-game homestand before Thanksgiving week when it hosts Richmond in a battle of early-season unbeatens on Wednesday night. Two of the top players for the Eagles (2-0) are looking to build off career-best performances from the opening week of the season. Jaeden Zackery led the way in Friday’s 75-71 road win against a young but feisty squad from The Citadel. He scored 21 points — a career high for the junior

Woebegone Pitt wobbles into Thursday night tilt with Syracuse

Boston College brings the baggage of its first loss in six games to Pitt on Thursday night, but the Panthers are unpacking much bigger problems. The Eagles (6-4, 3-3 ACC) had a five-game winning streak snapped last week when Virginia Tech scored 35 straight points en route to a 48-22 victory. BC was outgained 600-262 (including 363-124 on the ground) in suffering its first defeat since Sept. 23. “We didn’t play like we have for

Quinten Post, Boston College visit The Citadel seeking 2-0 start

Boston College will look to build upon a strong season-opening win and log its third straight 2-0 start under coach Earl Grant, facing a road test Friday against The Citadel in Charleston, S.C. While 11 players took the floor and 10 scored during Monday’s 89-70 win over Fairfield, Quinten Post led the Eagles (1-0) in dominant fashion. The 7-foot center and reigning Atlantic Coast Conference Most Improved Player, Post logged a career-high 31 points and

Streaking BC looks to keep Virginia Tech winless on road

Boston College will aim for its first six-game winning streak since 2007 when the Eagles host Virginia Tech in an Atlantic Coast Conference matchup Saturday at Chestnut Hill, Mass. The Eagles (6-3, 3-2) return home looking to build on last Friday’s 17-10 win at Syracuse, an outcome that secured their bowl eligibility for the third time under fourth-year coach Jeff Hafley. “I’d be crazy to think that our guys aren’t paying attention to what’s going

BC players bid to stick together in season opener vs. Fairfield

Boston College traveled to Europe to play three exhibition games in August, and coach Earl Grant said he expects the trip to pay dividends when the Eagles open their season against Fairfield on Monday night in Chestnut Hill, Mass. “The first thing I would say on a trip like that is 95 percent of what you do, you always do it together,” Grant said at Atlantic Coast Conference media day. “I think the togetherness piece

UConn eyes another upset of Boston College

Boston College looks to continue its recent winning ways Saturday in its nonconference finale against New England rival Connecticut at Chestnut Hill, Mass. The Eagles (4-3) have won three straight games following a dominant finish last week in a 38-23 win at Georgia Tech. Now they aim to offer payback to UConn for handing them a loss for the first time ever in 2022. “There is zero motivation needed to play this game,” Boston College