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02/06/2013 - 4:57pm
BC football announces 17 commitments

Boston College announced commitments from 15 high school players on national signing day Wednesday, but it was two college transfers who got the most attention.

Offensive lineman Matt Patchan has one year of eligibility remaining after playing 27 games over three seasons in five years at Florida. The 6-foot-6, 304-pounder missed the entire 2010 and 2012 seasons due to injuries. Patchan, who will enroll as a graduate student at BC, played two seasons under new BC coach Steve Addazio when Addazio was a Gators offensive assistant. Patchan is eligible to play at BC immediately and would be a boost to the offensive line if he can stay healthy.

The other transfer is a familiar name: tight end Louie Addazio. The son of the new BC coach, Louie did not play at Syracuse during his two years there due to injuries.

Among the high school players signing with BC is running back Tyler...

02/06/2013 - 2:09pm
B's Marchand ruled out for Canadiens game

Bruins coach Claude Julien announced that forward Brad Marchand will miss Wednesday night’s game against the Canadiens. The team has not disclosed Marchand’s injury, but he appeared to hurt his shoulder after crashing into the end boards during Saturday’s win over the Maple Leafs.

In Marchand’s absence, forward Ryan Spooner will make his NHL debut. Spooner, a 2010 second-round draft pick, was recalled from AHL Providence on Monday on an emergency basis. The 21-year-old has nine goals and 21 assists with a plus-12 rating in 35 games for Providence this season.

Shawn Thornton (concussion) and Daniel Paille (upper-body injury) did not make the...

02/06/2013 - 11:19am
Ortiz cautiously optimistic about Achilles

Talking by phone from the Dominican Republic, David Ortiz said he remains encouraged regarding his progress in coming back from an injured right Achilles tendon, but he admits he most likely will have to be cautious during the initial portion of spring training.

“I’m not completely recovered, but I’m going to be ready to go for Opening Day,” Ortiz told WEEI.com early Wednesday morning.

He then added when asked if he would have to somewhat ease into spring training: “Yeah, but it all depends what the doctors say. They say I’m going to have my days I’m not going to feel that well. I haven’t had those yet, but I haven’t started the hard stuff. But the one thing I can tell you is I’m able to do the agility drills without any pain, which I wasn’t able to do before,...

02/06/2013 - 9:03am
Mashup: Youk finally responds to Joba

Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NHL: Bruins at Canadiens, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN) NBA: Celtics at Raptors, 7 p.m. (CSNNE; WEEI-FM) NBA: Spurs at Timberwolves, 9 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: UConn at St. John’s, 7 p.m. (ESPNU) College basketball: Marquette at South Florida, 7 p.m. (ESPN2) College basketball: Minnesota at Michigan State, 7 p.m. (Big Ten Network) College basketball: Baylor at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: Saint Louis at Fordham, 8 p.m. (CBSSN) College basketball: Iowa at Wisconsin, 9 p.m. (Big Ten Network) College basketball: Kansas at TCU, 9 p.m. (ESPNU) College basketball: Stanford at Arizona, 9 p.m. (ESPNews) College basketball: Colorado State at...

02/05/2013 - 10:33pm
Cold-shooting BC routed by No. 8 Miami

Rion Brown scored 22 points, hitting 5-of-7 3-pointers, as eighth-ranked Miami rolled to a 72-50 victory over Boston College on Tuesday night in Coral Gables, Fla.

Kenny Kadji added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Hurricanes (18-3, 9-0 ACC), who never trailed. After BC cut a 10-point halftime deficit to six early in the second half, Kadji sparked a 17-4 run by scoring 10 points (including a four-point play) over his team’s next four possessions.

For BC, Olivier Hanlan scored 16 points, but he was the only Eagle to shoot at least 50 percent (8-for-14). BC finished at 37.0 percent, and just 21.7 percent from 3-point range. Ryan Anderson contributed 14 points and 11 rebounds.

The road gets no easier for the Eagles (10-12, 2-7), as they next host fourth-ranked Duke on Sunday night.


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