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01/11/2011 - 10:57pm
Jackson's 29 points lift BC past NC State

Reggie Jackson amassed 29 points, six assists, five rebounds and three blocks to lead Boston College to a 75-66 victory over NC State on Tuesday night in an ACC game at Conte Forum.

 

Corey Raji had 14 points and eight rebounds, Biko Paris had 12 points and five assists, and Joe Trapani contributed nine points and 12 boards for the Eagles, who improved to 13-4 overall and 3-0 in the ACC.

 

Tracy Smith scored 18 points and C.J. Leslie netted 15 for the Wolfpack (11-5, 1-1).

 

BC used a 12-0 run to take control of the game down the stretch. Paris hit two 3-pointers sandwiched around a Raji trey as BC turned a three-point deficit into a six-point lead with 2:14 remaining. Jackson then added to the run with 3-of-4 free throws for a 69-60 advantage with 1:18 remaining.

 

BC opened the game strong and had an 11-point cushion midway through the first half. However, the Eagles managed just four...

01/11/2011 - 9:37pm
Bergy's Blizzard: 1st hat trick leads B's rout

Patrice Bergeron continued his red-hot play with his first career hat trick while Tim Thomas stopped all 31 shots for his career-best sixth shutout this season - and 23rd career - as the Bruins routed the Ottawa Senators, 6-0, Tuesday night at TD Garden. 

 

For the third straight game, Bergeron had at least two points and the Bruins continued their momentum from Monday's dramatic win in Pittsburgh. Bergeron got the scoring started early in the first when he scored at 3:33 even strength. Blake Wheeler scored six minutes later and the B's had a 2-0 lead after one period. 

 

Bergeron collected his second of the night - and 12th of the season - just 2:50 into the second. Bergeron appeared to score his first career hat trick 11 minutes later, with hats showering the ice. But an overhead camera clearly showed the puck glanced off Sergei Gonchar's skate and the goal was awarded to Brad Marchand. 

 

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01/11/2011 - 7:58pm
Bruins assign Bartkowski to Providence
By: DJ Bean

The Bruins announced prior to the second period of Monday night's game vs. the Senators that they have assigned defenseman Matt Bartkowski to Providence. Bartkowski, 22, was recalled on an emergency basis Sunday night and made his NHL debut Monday in place of the injured Adam McQuaid. 

 

McQuaid was suffering an undisclosed injury, though he made his return to the lineup on Monday, logging 5:45 of ice time in the first period. 

 

In 34 games in Providence this season, Bartkowski has four goals and eight assists for a total of 12 points.

 

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01/11/2011 - 7:04pm
BC's Mark Herzlich wins Rudy Award

Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich was named the winner of the Rudy Award, which honors a college football player who shows exemplary character, courage, contribution and commitment. Herzlich missed all of the 2009 football season while being treated for Ewing's sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. But he returned in 2010 to play his senior year with the Eagles, finishing the year with 65 tackles (50 unassisted) and four interceptions.

 

The Rudy Award is named in honor of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, the eponymous walk-on who became an icon with the making of the movie "Rudy."

 

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01/11/2011 - 6:56pm
McQuaid returns to lineup for Bruins
By: DJ Bean

 Defenseman Adam McQuaid will make his return to the Bruins lineup in Tuesday night's game against the Senators. McQuaid was considered a game-time decision after missing Monday's game in Pittsburgh with an undisclosed injury. 

 

With McQuaid back in the lineup for the B's, rookie Matt Bartkowski, who made his NHL debut on Monday, will be a scratch.

 

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