BU phenom Jack Eichel playing key role for US juniors

Jack Eichel (9) of Team USA was in position aganist his BU teammates; he scored shorthanded in the US’s 5-2 win.

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Eichel took on his own team Friday as Team USA played an exhibition against the Terriers at Agganis Arena.

Senior wideout R.J. Harris has a program-record 94 receptions on the season.

Football

R.J. Harris has been quite a catch for No. 1-ranked UNH

Harris needs one catch in Saturday’s FCS semifinal against Illinois State to become UNH’s all-time leading receiver.

North Dakota State's John Crockett broke free for this long run during the second half.

College roundup: North Dakota St. in FCS final

The Bison, who beat Sam Houston State, 35-3, will face the Illinois State-New Hampshire winner in the FCS title game next month.

Oregon State's Gary Payton II goes to the floor to grab a loose ball after it was stripped from a Grambling State player during an NCAA college basketball game at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/The Corvallis Gazette-Times, Jesse Skoubo)

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Joe Sullivan | On college basketball

Hopefully, college basketball and the weekend will be a perfect match

The author says mismatches have gotten out of hand, so he’s made a list of his must-see games.

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Addazio has led the Eagles to bowl games in each of his two seasons.

BC’s Noah Hanifin enjoying time with Team USA

The freshman from Norwood is one of five Eagles competing for a spot on the US team.

2015 US National Junior hockey team holds workout in Boston

The team, including BU standout Jack Eichel and BC goalie Thatcher Demko, is in Boston to prepare for the world championships.