Northeastern 78, Miami 77

Quincy Ford’s buzzer-beater lifts Northeastern over No. 15 Miami

Miami guard Angel Rodriguez (13) tries to block the path of Northeastern's T.J Williams during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Coral Gables, Fla., Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. Northeastern won 78-77. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)

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The Huskies defeated a Top-25 ranked team for the first time since 1986.

// BC looking to end poor season on high note

The Eagles (3-8) are hoping to use the momentum gained from last weekend’s hard-fought loss to Notre Dame to their advantage against Syracuse.

// BC’s trying season hasn’t hurt the bond between the Addazios

Father Steve and son Louie are in many ways mirror images, and their passion for football shone through this season.

Joe Sullivan | On college basketball

// Maryland’s Melo Trimble is worth keeping an eye on

The Terrapins point guard is a tremendous passer and scorer and will be in action this weekend.


Inaugural ‘Belpot’ brings college hockey to Belfast

UMass Lowell, Northeastern, Brown, and Colgate square off in the Northern Ireland capital this weekend.

Michigan State 99, BC 68

// Michigan State enjoys Valentine’s day in win over BC

Denzel Valentine registered 29 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists for the third-ranked Spartans

Sports Log

// Sports Log: Hall of Fame coach Guy Lewis dies at 93

Guy Lewis compiled a 592-279 record as a basketball coach at Houston, guiding the Cougars to 27 consecutive winning seasons (1959-85).

// College roundup: Harvard has no trouble handling Bryant

Tommy McCarthy scored 16 points and had eight assists to lead Harvard to an 80-45 victory over Bryant.

Receiver Charlie Callinan (83) and the Eagles didn’t beat Notre Dame, but they knocked them down a couple of pegs.

Thanks to BC, Notre Dame knocked out of playoff rankings

The Irish’s 19-16 victory over the Eagles dropped them to No. 6 in the College Football Playoff rankings.

// UMass Lowell player’s thundering dunk shatters backboard

Dontavious Smith did something during Tuesday’s game that’s almost unheard-of nowadays.

Kentucky 82, BU 62

// Top-ranked Kentucky pulls away from BU

Senior guard John Papale led BU (2-3) with 15 points, as the Terriers played tough at Rupp Arena

College roundup: BU hoops a handful for No. 1 Kentucky

The Terriers overcame a game-opening 10-0 Kentucky run to take a 1-point lead with 3:40 left in the first half, and trailed by just 7 points at halftime.


// ACC colleagues support fired Syracuse coach Scott Shafer

Shafer will be dismissed after Saturday’s game, a decision that does not sit well with some of his fellow coaches.


// Boston College QB decision is on hold

Coach Steve Addazio is waiting on John Fadule’s status after the freshman sustained a concussion vs. Notre Dame.

Joe Sullivan | On college basketball

// Purdue has the size and skill to be a contender

No team in the country has this type of height and bulk which gives the Boilermakers a unique advantage.


// Roundup: UMass routs Clemson for 4-0 start

The Minutemen reached the championship game of the Main Event tournament at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Syracuse fires coach Scott Shafer after 8th straight loss

Syracuse has fired football coach Scott Shafer two days after the team’s eighth straight loss.

// BC coach Jim Christian sees promise in his young team

In a Q&A, the men’s basketball coach discusses the recruiting challenge and how he tried to put this team together.

// Boston University gets another crack at No. 1 Kentucky

The Terriers acquitted themselves well in a loss at Rupp Arena last year, and are treating this as just another game.

All is not lost for young BC football team

The effort against highly ranked Notre Dame gives the Eagles something to look forward to.

Notre Dame 19, Boston College 16

// Notre Dame escapes Fenway Park with win over BC

The fourth-ranked Irish were plagued by turnovers, but managed to leave town with a 10-1 record.

BC 69, Harvard 56

Eli Carter, BC show sole in defeating Harvard

Carter didn’t get really going until he changed his sneakers in the second half.

Dan Shaughnessy

// Irish make themselves at home by Green Monster

Notre Dame’s connections to Fenway Park are greater than you think — starting with Carl Yastrzemski

Harvard senior quarterback Scott Hosch burned Yale with three touchdown passes in the first half.

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Harvard 38, Yale 19

Harvard beats Yale for 9th straight time, takes share of Ivy title

The Crimson finished 6-1 in Ivy League play and split the title with Penn and Dartmouth.


// Steve Addazio learned lessons to build on at Notre Dame

He served as an assistant on Bob Davie’s staff at Notre Dame from 1999-2001.