The Boston College Eagles are a Division I college basketball program that represents Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States. The team has competed in the Atlantic Coast Conference since 2005, having previously played in the Big East. The Eagles have appeared in 18 NCAA Tournaments in their history, most recently in 2009. Home games have been played at the Conte Forum since 1988. The Eagles are currently coached by Earl Grant.
The 2021–22 Boston College Eagles men's basketball team will represent Boston College during the 2021–22 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Eagles, will be led by first-year head coach Earl Grant, will play their home games at the Conte Forum as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Boston College ( BC) is a private, Jesuit research university in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Founded in 1863, the university has more than 9,300 full-time undergraduates and nearly 5,000 graduate students.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Basketball point fixing scheme. The 1978–79 Boston College basketball point shaving scandal involved a scheme in which members of the American Mafia recruited and bribed several Boston College Eagles men's basketball players to ensure the team would not win by the required margin (not cover the point spread ), allowing the gamblers in the know to place wagers against that team and win.
Thomas O'Toole was an American basketball player best known for his collegiate career at Boston College. A left-handed guard, O'Toole scored 703 points in his three-year varsity career between 1949–50 and 1951–52. Despite averaging 10.3 points per game for his career, which in the early 1950s was an impressive number, he was known more for his tenacious play and ability to distribute the basketball to his teammates.
The 2008–09 Boston College Eagles men's basketball team represented Boston College in the 2008–09 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. In 2007–08, they went 14–17 (4–12 ACC). The Eagles were led by twelfth-year head coach Al Skinner, played their games at the Conte Forum, and were members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Roster
Boston College has been to 27 bowl games, holding a 14–12 record (the 2018 First Responder Bowl started but was delayed in the first quarter and ultimately canceled). The Eagles posted an 8-game bowl winning streak from 2000 to 2007 and went to 12 consecutive bowl games from 1999 to 2010.
Rajon Pierre Rondo (/ r ɑː ʒ ɒ n /, born February 22, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Rondo played two years of college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats before being drafted 21st overall by the Phoenix Suns in the 2006 NBA draft and subsequently ...
“I paid three Boston College basketball players during the 1978-79 season to shave points–not to blow games–in nine games between Dec. 16, 1978 and March 1, 1979.