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Michael Whitmer

Whitmer joined the Globe in 2001, and has covered golf since 2009 and the Patriots since 2011. A graduate of Miami University, he has worked at newspapers in Georgia and North Carolina, and also spends part of the year working on the Globe’s sports copy desk.

Latest stories

COLLEGE BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK

College basketball notebook: Northeastern men hit road seeking view from the top

By , Globe Staff

Victories on Thursday at Elon and Saturday at Charleston Southern will deliver the Huskies, at worst, a share of the regular-season conference title.

US alters qualifying for Ryder Cup team

By , Globe Staff

Players will have more time to earn points under the new system.

NOTRE DAME 87, BC 70

BC’s losing streak at eight after rout

By , Globe Staff

The 10th-ranked Irish made 15 of their first 17 shots in the second half, turning a 5-point halftime lead into a runaway.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL NOTES

Notes: Arlington’s Pat Connaughton stars at Notre Dame

By , Globe Staff

Connaughton will be showcasing his basketball talents Saturday when the Irish play at BC.