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Northeastern 105, Elon 104 (2OT)

Bolden Brace hits school-record 10 3-pointers in NU win

The freshman scored a career-high 40 points in a CAA upset.

UMASS LOWELL 4, BC 1

BC can’t stay with UMass Lowell

The Eagles squander an opportunity to take command atop the Hockey East standings.

06socollege - Boston College hockey player Colin White. (John Quackenbos/Boston College)

COLLEGE HOCKEY NOTEBOOK

PairWise provides a peek into the NCAA Tournament

Its rankings are generally a good predictor of who will be in and who will be out.

Cambridge, MA - 01/09/16 - Harvard Crimson head coach Tommy Amaker. Harvard defeated Dartmouth 77-70 in Ivy League basketball at Lavietes Pavilion. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Basketball roundup, Topic: 10Harvard-Dartmouth Hoop, LOID: 8.2.1154549923.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK

First place is still the goal for Harvard basketball

The Crimson have already clinched a spot in the first Ivy League tournament, but they want more.

SYRACUSE, NY - FEBRUARY 22: Syracuse Orange players swarm John Gillon #4 of the Syracuse Orange seconds after he scored a buzzer beating game winner 3-pointer on February 22, 2017 at The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse upsets Duke 78-75. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

John Gillon’s 3 at buzzer lifts Syracuse past No. 10 Duke

Gillon had a game-high 26 points in front of 30,331 at the Carrier Dome.

BC’s A.J. Turner challenged a drive by Florida State forward Brandon Allen in the second half.

FLORIDA STATE 104, BC 72

BC gets blasted by No. 19 Florida State

The Eagles never led in their 11th straight loss.

Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Players Association, criticized Yankees executive Randy Levine for ripping pitcher Dellin Betances.

Sports Log

MLBPA head Tony Clark criticizes Yankees president Randy Levine

Clark characterized Levine’s comments following Dellin Betances’ arbitration ruling setback as “unprecedented” and “unprofessional.”

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

JOE SULLIVAN | COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Duke is winning but not looking like a contender

The Blue Devils have won seven straight but something still seems to be missing.

Brad Bates (left) was hired at BC in 2012.

Brad Bates resigns as Boston College athletic director

Bates will leave at the end of the school year to join a consulting firm.

Michigan State guard Eron Harris (left) will have season-ending knee surgery.

SPORTS LOG

Michigan State guard Eron Harris done for the season

Harris needs season-ending surgery on his right knee.

College roundup

BU men’s basketball cedes share of first place to Bucknell

The Terriers (16-12, 11-5 Patriot League) fell to the Bison, 86-66, on Sunday.

2 players, fan arrested in last basketball game at Daniel Webster College

The team was playing its final home game before the Nashua college closes this year.

BU’s Patrick Harper (right) scored two goals and had an assist in Saturday’s 8-4 win over host New Hampshire.

COLLEGE ROUNDUP

BU hockey romps past UNH

The fourth-ranked Terriers scored three goals in the second period and four in the third in an 8-4 victory.

Boston College goalie Joseph Woll stopped a scoring bid by Vermont’s Ross Colton during the second period.

BC 2, VERMONT 2

BC hockey team skates to a tie with Vermont

Julius Mattila, Austin Cangelosi scored for the 11th-ranked Eagles.

COLLEGE ROUNDUP

Vermont rallies to tie BC in men’s hockey

The Catamounts used two third-period goals to stun the Eagles.

Ryan Cloonan(8) of BU and goaltender Danny Tirone(35) during action at Agganis Arena. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Sports, Frank)

BU 4, UNH 4

BU survives drawn-out battle with UNH

Struggling UNH is 1-6-3 in 10 games since Jan. 12

HARVARD 78, COLUMBIA 72

Harvard men’s hoops holds off Columbia

Seth Towns scored 20 points and the Crimson rebounded after blowing a a big lead.

Boston University team members meets before an NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. Syracuse won 99-77. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

Joe Sullivan | college basketball

BU has a chance to win the Patriot League

If the Terriers can defeat slumping Bucknell Sunday at home, they will move into a first-place tie.

19wecampus - Jaimie Renner, Amherst College and Newton North basketball. (Amherst College)

CAMPUS ANGLE

Jaimie Renner picks up the ball at Amherst

Like her sister Jackie before her, point guard Jaimie Renner has played a key role for Amherst College’s women’s basketball team.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Ross Olsson of Billerica is one of four Endicott hockey players nominated for the Joe Concannon Award.

CAMPUS ANGLE

Butler closing in on 100-point career at Saint Anselm

A high-scoring center from Danvers, she has 45 goals and 52 assists for 97 points.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Scituate’s Ryan Donato scored four goals in Harvard’s Feb. 10 hockey victory over Union.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Emerson sophomore Geoffrey Gray was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week.

Harvard's Ryan Donato (16) celebrates his goal with teammate Alexander Kerfoot as Boston University goaltender Jake Oettinger lies on the ice during the third period of the championship game of the Beanpot Tournament in Boston, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

COLLEGE HOCKEY NOTEBOOK

In season’s stretch run, Harvard is on the rise

The Crimson have an eight-game unbeaten streak, a Beanpot crown, and a No. 3 national ranking.

Boston College’s A.J. Turner drove toward the basket during the first half.

NOTRE DAME 84, BC 76

BC basketball loses 10th straight

Ky Bowman led the Eagles with 29 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 assists.

Harvard's Nathan Krusko (13) celebrates his goal against Boston University during the championship game of the Beanpot Tournament in Boston, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

Harvard freshman Nathan Krusko has the biggest impact

Krusko had two goals and an assist as the Crimson captured the Beanpot for the first time since 1993.

Harvard was No. 1 — in Boston, anyway — after defeating BU, 6-3, in the title game.

BEANPOT CHAMPIONSHIP: HARVARD 6, BU 3

Harvard routs Boston University to end Beanpot drought

The third-ranked Crimson brought home the program’s first Beanpot title since 1993.

Connecticut's Gabby Williams, left, and South Carolina's Allisha Gray, right, go for a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn 66, South Carolina 55

UConn women win 100th straight game

The Huskies defeated No. 6 South Carolina, 66-55.

Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder, 77, said in a statement treatments were going well.

Sports Log

Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder diagnosed with throat cancer

Snyder expects to be on the field when his team begins spring practice March 29.

Northeastern's Dylan Sikura (9) celebrated his third period goal, which put the Huskies ahead for good, with Ryan Shea.

BEANPOT NOTEBOOK

Northeastern beats BC in Beanpot consolation game

Matt Filipe scored two goals and Dylan Sikura had the winner for the Huskies.

SMU forward Semi Ojeleye (33) reaches for a rebound against Cincinnati forward Gary Clark (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Dallas, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

JOE SULLIVAN | COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Revived SMU could be your bracket buster

The overlooked Mustangs have gotten on track, winning 18 of their last 19 games.

Boston College’s Megan Keller (4) had two goals and three assists in a 7-1 win over Vermont.

College roundup

BC’s Megan Keller collects 5 points in victory over Vermont

Andie Anastos chipped in 4 points for No. 6 Eagles in their 7-1 victory.

South Carolina at UConn | 9:15 p.m. (ESPN2)

UConn women close in on 100th straight win

The 24-0 Huskies could reach the mark with a win Monday against visiting South Carolina (21-2).

Villanova coach Jay Wright would prefer his team receive a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament instead of a No. 2.

SPORTS LOG

Villanova early top overall seed by NCAA selection committee

Kansas, Baylor, and Gonzaga also were slotted on the top lines.

COLLEGE ROUNDUP

BC unable to keep Georgia Tech down

Despite leading by as many as 15 points in the first half, the Eagles lost, 65-54, on Saturday in Atlanta.

HARVARD 75, YALE 67

Harvard blows past Yale in men’s hoops

Bryce Aiken scored a season-high 27 points on 7-of-17 shooting, going 5 of 10 from long distance.

Harvard's Clay Anderson celebrates his goal at the bench during their Beanpot game against Northeastern in Boston, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

BEANPOT TOURNAMENT

Harvard players don’t know how heavy the Beanpot is. They want to change that

The Crimson have reached the final just four times (1994, 1998, 2008, 2017) since last winning a title in 1993.

Lowell, MA - 2/10/2017 - Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks forward Jake Kamrass (21) and Boston University Terriers forward Ryan Cloonan (8) joust for possession during the first period. The University of Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks host the Boston University Terriers in a men's hockey game at Tsongas Arena in Lowell. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: , Topic: 11BU-Lowell Hockey, LOID: 8.3.1579458015.

UMASS LOWELL 3, BU 2

Kenny Hausinger lifts River Hawks past Terriers

The Terriers loss to the River Hawks snapped a three-game winning streak.

College roundup

Northeastern women end BC’s home unbeaten streak at 63

Brittany Bugalski made 46 saves to lead the Huskies’ effort.

VCU's Samir Doughty, right, dribbles against La Salle's Johnnie Shuler during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Richmond, Va., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (Daniel Sangjib Min/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

JOE SULLIVAN | COLLEGE BASKETBALL

VCU is pretty good — but it has been lucky, too

A couple of freakish wins have helped the Rams to a share of first place in the Atlantic 10.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Former Salem High star Ben Sattiewhite continues to soar in the high jump at Fitchburg State.

Boston University's Jordan Greenway battles Boston College's Michael Kim for a loose puck during their Beanpot game in Boston, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

COLLEGE HOCKEY NOTEBOOK

BC is in the driver’s seat in Hockey East

It’s looking more and more like BU is the only team with a chance to catch the Eagles for first place.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

As a freshman, Northborough’s AJ Brodeur is averaging a team-leading 14.5 points per game for the Penn men’s basketball team.

Chestnut Hill, MA - 2/08/2017 - Boston College Eagles guard Jerome Robinson (1) dishes off a pass as Pittsburgh Panthers forward Michael Young (2) closes in during the first half.Boston College hosts Pittsburgh in a men's basketball game at Conte Forum. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Julian Benbow, Topic: 09Pitt-BC, LOID: 8.3.1556386224.

College roundup

BC falls to Pitt for eighth straight loss

The Eagles lost a matchup of the bottom teams in the ACC.

12sonoteworthy - Adam Gaudette. (Northeastern University Athletic Communications)

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Northeastern sophomore center Adam Gaudette of Braintree ranks in the top 10 in Division 1 scoring.

Boston College had its hands full with Northeastern, then celebrated by laying hands on the Beanpot trophy.

39th Women’s Beanpot

Erin Connolly, BC keep crown from Northeastern

The South Boston product poked home a power-play goal at 12:56 of the third period in the Eagles’ 2-1 victory.

Boston College goalie Joseph Woll makes a save on a shot by Boston University forward Patrick Harper during the first period of a Beanpot hockey tournament game in Boston, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BEANPOT SEMIFINAL: BU 3, BC 1

BU dumps BC to return to Beanpot title game

The Terriers advanced to the final for the third straight year by beating the Eagles for the third time in three meetings this season.

Boston University's Bobo Carpenter was knocked down by Boston College's Austin Cangelosi.

BEANPOT NOTEBOOK

An intriguing finish awaits in Hockey East

With five league games to play, BC leads BU by 3 points. But the Terriers would earn the tournament’s top seed if the teams end up tied.

Northeastern goaltender Ryan Ruck stops Harvard's Alexander Kerfoot during their Beanpot game in Boston, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

BEANPOT SEMIFINAL: HARVARD 4, NORTHEASTERN 3

Harvard holds off Northeastern to reach Beanpot final

The No. 4 Crimson scored three times in the third, including a shorthanded killer that made it 4-1 at 12:18.

PEARL HARBOR, HI - DECEMBER 07: Myles Stephens #12 of the Princeton Tigers is guarded by Noah Allen #32 of the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors during the second half of the Pearl Harbor Invitational NCAA college basketball game at Bloch Arena on December 7, 2016 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Princeton over Hawaii 75-62. (Photo by Darryl Oumi/Getty Images)

JOE SULLIVAN | COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Princeton has straightened things out

The Tigers hit a few bumps, but now they look like the favorites in the Ivy League.