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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Boston College's Jairus Hamilton (1) drives against Notre Dame's Juwan Durham during an NCAA college basketball game in South Bend, Ind. Jairus Hamilton has committed to Maryland after playing basketball for two years for Boston College. Hamilton entered the transfer portal last week and announced his move to Maryland on Twitter on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, with the words, “Beyond Blessed.

Former BC forward Jairus Hamilton commits to Maryland

Apr. 1, 2020 1:08 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Forward Jairus Hamilton has committed to Maryland after playing basketball for two years for Boston College. The 6-foot-8 Hamilton played in 24 games with the Eagles last season, including 20 starts. He averaged 9.5 points and tallied a career-high 23 on Jan. 25 in a victory over...

Notre Dame tops Boston College 80-58 to advance in ACCs

Mar. 11, 2020 10:17 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Notre Dame advanced the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament without much heavy lifting from star John Mooney. And that was just fine with Irish coach Mike Brey given the Irish's balanced scoring attack. T.J. Gibbs scored 16 points and Dane Goodwin added 15...

Boston College's Derryck Thornton, right is fouled while attempting a shot by Florida State's Devin Vassell in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7 2020, in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State won 80-62. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)

No. 7 Florida State tops Boston College to clinch ACC title

Mar. 7, 2020 9:00 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The banner was ready. So was the ladder. Balsa Koprivica scored 15 points, and No. 7 Florida State won its first Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title in school history with an 80-62 victory over Boston College on Saturday. Dominik Olejniczak added a season-high 14 points...

Boston College's Julian Rishwain, left, and Syracuse's Elijah Hughes battle for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, March, 3, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Hughes scores 28, leads Syracuse to 84-71 victory over BC

Mar. 3, 2020 9:59 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College's best options to slow down Syracuse forward Elijah Hughes were sitting on the bench in street clothes. With three of the Eagles' top six players injured, Hughes had 28 points, and Buddy Boeheim added 21 on Tuesday night to help Syracuse beat BC 84-71. “I was just out...

Notre Dame guard TJ Gibbs celebrates as he is embraced by teammate Nate Laszewski (14) after his game-winning basket at the buzzer as Boston College guard Jay Heath (5) walks away during the second half of an NCAA men's college basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Notre Dame defeated Boston College 62-61. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Gibbs scores with 0.1 seconds left, Irish beat BC 62-61

Feb. 27, 2020 12:46 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — T.J. Gibbs watched Prentiss Hubb bring the ball down in the final seconds and went to get himself in position for a rebound. Then the Notre Dame point guard ran into a dead end at the free-throw line. “He had two guys on him,” Gibbs said. “We had some sort of telepathy,...

Dawes' career-best 22 leads Clemson past BC 82-64

Feb. 22, 2020 9:02 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Clemson coach Brad Brownell had a simple explanation why his team played so well. “Everything’s better when you shoot it like that,” he said after the hot-shooting Tigers coasted to an 82-64 victory over Boston College on Saturday. Al-Amir Dawes scored a career-high 22...

Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite (25) dunks against Boston College during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP)

Key, Clark lead Virginia past Boston College, 78-65

Feb. 19, 2020 11:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia appears to finally have found some answers to its season-long search for offensive weapons, and it couldn't have come at a better time. Braxton Key and Kihei Clark scored 17 points each, Tomas Woldetensae and Jayy Huff added 14 apiece and Mamadi Diakite had 10...

Boston College's Jairus Hamilton (1) celebrates a dunk during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina State in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Thornton, Boston College hold off N.C. State for 71-68 win

Feb. 16, 2020 9:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Steffon Mitchell put his body on the line to help Boston College fend off a second-half surge against North Carolina State. Mitchell made a couple of key steals late, Derryck Thornton scored 22 points, and the Eagles beat the Wolfpack 71-68 on Sunday night. “I feel like I’m...

Miami guard Chris Lykes (0) is fouled by Boston College guard Derryck Thornton, left, as forward Steffon Mitchell (41) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Wong scores 21 as Miami rolls past Boston College 85-58

Feb. 12, 2020 10:49 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Wong is quickly shedding the inexperienced label. Miami’s freshman guard scored 21 points as the Hurricanes snapped a three-game losing streak, defeating Boston College 85-58 on Wednesday. Following his career-high 23 point outing at Florida State Saturday, Wong...

Virginia Tech's Tyrece Radford (23) shoots over Boston College's Jared Hamilton (3)  during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8 2020, in Blacksburg Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Mitchell, BC pull out 77-73 OT win over Virginia Tech

Feb. 8, 2020 4:04 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Steffon Mitchell had scored just 17 points in Boston College’s previous four games, but he certainly delivered in a big way Saturday. Mitchell tied career highs with 21 points and 15 rebounds to lead Boston College to a 77-73 overtime victory over Virginia Tech. Mitchell came...