Departures leave BC basketball with 9 scholarships available

BC men’s basketball coach Jim Christian has nine scholarships to play with when assembling his 2015-16 squad.

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Coach Jim Christian said he’s still evaluating his options regarding the composition of next season’s team.

Jameis Winston is at the center of a civil lawsuit that accuses him of rape, assault, false imprisonment, and emotional distress.

Accuser files lawsuit against top prospect Jameis Winston

A lawyer for the former Florida State student said ‘‘since others have refused to hold [Winston] accountable, our client will.’’

Junior guard Olivier Hanlan (21) is 12th on BC’s all-time scoring list.

Olivier Hanlan, Will Magarity leave BC basketball program

Hanlon leaves Chestnut Hill as the 12th-leading scorer (1,725 points) in Eagles’ history.

Providence College goalie Jon Gillies carried the national championship trophy after the Friars captured the title last week at TD Garden.

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Providence College goalie signs deal with Flames

Jon Gillies, who led the Friars to the national title last week, signed a three-year entry-level NHL contract.

Somewhere in the pile of celebrating Friars was goalie Jon Gillies, who made 49 saves and helped bring Providence College its first NCAA hockey championship.

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Providence 4, BU 3

Providence stuns BU to capture first NCAA hockey title

It was just the Friars’ second appearance in the championship game, their first since losing to RPI 30 years ago.

Christopher L. Gasper

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-7302.jpg Jack Eichel’s year of destiny takes a detour

Despite the loss in the national title game, the BU star helped restore the luster to one of the crown jewels of college hockey.

John Powers | On college hockey

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chin041115FrozenFinal_spts34.jpg It’s Providence who produced the late drama

The Friars, who barely made the NCAA Tournament, rallied from deficits twice to stun BU and claim the national title.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chin041115FrozenFinal_spts25.jpg This time, BU was on wrong side of crucial breakdown

The hockey gods giveth and the hockey gods taketh away.