The College Blog

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
Michael Lowther
March 25, 2018 - 9:10 pm
March Madness is one of the sports world’s most anticipated events. But what happens when the madness takes a step into the city of Boston? On Friday, four teams entered the TD Garden with the hopes of using Boston as just a pit stop on the road to the Final Four in San Antonio. Empty seats were...
Read More
Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports
Kyle DaLuz
March 19, 2018 - 6:04 pm
Rhode Island men’s basketball coach Dan Hurley appears to be moving on from Kingston. After taking the Rams to back-to-back NCAA Tournaments, the 2017-18 Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year is reportedly set to become the next head coach of the University of Connecticut, according to Hearst Media CT’s...
Read More
Scott McLaughlin
March 17, 2018 - 9:36 pm
Jordan Greenway and Brady Tkachuk being on the same line can create some major problems for Boston University’s opponents. Their size and puck control in the offensive zone can wear down the opposition, and it was exactly those characteristics that helped Boston University beat Providence College,...
Read More
Scott McLaughlin
March 17, 2018 - 12:38 am
If you came to TD Garden for Friday night’s Hockey East semifinals, hopefully you like comebacks and overtime. After Boston University came from behind to knock off Boston College in overtime in the first semifinal, Providence scored a tying goal late in regulation and beat Northeastern in overtime...
Read More
Boston University Athletics
Scott McLaughlin
March 16, 2018 - 9:37 pm
There were several occasions throughout Friday night’s Hockey East semifinal when things weren’t looking good for Boston University, but the Terriers kept finding ways to respond and wound up coming away with a 4-3 overtime victory over rival Boston College to keep their season alive. They fell...
Read More
Bob Donnan/USA Today Sports
WEEI
March 16, 2018 - 5:04 pm
By John Rooke You knew it was coming. Like so many Nor’easters that can cause havoc at home through the winter, you just know it’s coming and there’s little you can do about it. Providence knew they were up against it against Texas A&M with the Aggies’ size and strength inside Friday in...
Read More
Stew Milne/USA Today Sports
WEEI
March 15, 2018 - 5:59 pm
By John Rooke The mission, and message, is very simple for the Providence Friars Friday in Charlotte, NC. It’s been taped on their lockers, on the walls, on the bus, in their equipment bags, on the TV sets in their rooms – and even on the backsides of some of the players. “Block out.” “When we woke...
Read More
Villanova celebrates its Big East title
Noah K. Murray/USA Today Sports
John Tomase
March 15, 2018 - 9:58 am
By Danny Dragin The NCAA Tournament has arrived, and that means WEEI.com's Danny Dragin is here to break down the top 25 teams in the field. Virginia looked like the favorites before an injury hurt its chances. Who will win? Let's find out. 1. Michigan State (29–4) There has been a lot non-...
Read More
Stew Milne/USA Today Sports
WEEI
March 14, 2018 - 7:02 pm
By John Rooke Leaving the snow, ice and frigid temps from the latest Nor’easter behind them at home, the Providence Friars flew south Wednesday to Charlotte, NC to begin preparations for their NCAA 1st round game with Texas A&M. But while they were greeted by only slightly warmer temperatures...
Read More
Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports
WEEI
March 13, 2018 - 7:07 pm
By John Rooke Stop agonizing over your NCAA brackets. It’s really very simple. 16-seeded teams are 0-for-forever against #1 teams. And while there may be some sentiment to take a shot with a team like Ivy champ Penn (high marks for offensive efficiency) in the role of David against Kansas’ Goliath...
Read More

Pages