No budging with UConn and other links
In the last portion of this notes column, UConn Head Coach Randy Edsall continues his public campaign to get BC back on the schedule. He also acknowledges that it will probably not happen as long as Gene is around. I'm in the Gene camp on this issue. I don't think we should ever play the Huskies again. Closeness can help interest and travel costs, but the State of Connecticut and UConn were at the forefront of the Big East lawsuits. They, along with Mike Tranghese, did everything they could to disparage BC. Why help them now?
Speaking of UConn, new BC coach women's coach locked down her first big recruit. The Huskies had shown interest in Shields.
USA Hockey named Nathan Gerbe the College Player of the Year.
For those who missed this article in the Herald: BC has two of the best heptathletes in the country.
BC guy Brooks Orpik was considered a game changer in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
Random article via Google News' RSS feeds: some Arizona kid places third in a national basketball skills competition and says he wants to play for BC one day. I don't know how good he actually is (hell, he's not even in high school yet) but this goes back to some fans' contention that BC recruits itself!