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  1. BC expecting big things from PG Hanlan

    Jack McCluskey

    It's hard to go up when you start at the top. That's the logic many college hoops fans may apply to Boston College sophomore point guard Olivier Hanlan. The Aylmer, Quebec, native was named the 2012-13 ACC Rookie of the Year after averaging a t...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  2. Stevens: Rondo not cleared for all activities

    Jack McCluskey

    BOSTON -- Though the majority of the subject matter at the breakfast meeting was his old arena, college hoops, new Celtics coach Brad Stevens wasn't getting away Thursday morning without addressing the issue that's first and foremost on many Celtics ...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  3. Barros: C's must find new identity

    Jack McCluskey | Special to

    It takes dedication, first and foremost. When former Boston College star and NBA veteran Dana Barros addressed the crowd at an NBA Cares Hoops for Troops event at a submarine base in New London, Conn., on Saturday, that was his message. "We tal...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  4. Harvard's Wright hopes to hear name called

    Jack McCluskey

    At the start of the journey, with the long road stretched out before him, Keith Wright wouldn't have believed it if you told him where that ribbon of blacktop would take him. "I've been extremely blessed just to have this opportunity," he said by ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  5. Badgers, Orange excited to play at Garden

    Jack McCluskey

    BOSTON -- There's something different about TD Garden this week. The court is ringed by black, the logo at center court is a blue circle with white lettering. The free throw arc is blue, and the paint isn't painted -- just plain hardwood. And i...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  6. Harvard, Amaker get assist from Lin

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Tommy Amaker isn't shy. Since he arrived in the Ivy League five seasons ago, the Duke Blue Devils alum (as a player, assistant coach and associate head coach) and former Seton Hall and Michigan head coach has recruited for the ...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  7. Harvard recruiting should receive lift from Jeremy Lin

    Jack McCluskey

    Harvard's recruiting should get a boost from Jeremy Lin's rise to stardom.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2012
  8. Amaker: Lin, Melo will work it out

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The suggestion seems preposterous at first: The superstar, the player management traded half the franchise for, has to adjust to the undrafted free agent fresh off the bench, not far removed from being cut by two different teams? ...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  9. Amaker: Lin an 'ideal' fit for Knicks

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Tommy Amaker didn't know much about any of the players on his new team. His team had played against them once, in his last season at Michigan, and the scouting he did before that game and the game itself represented just about all...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  10. Harvard bursting with pride over Lin's Jack McCluskey has a piece on Jeremy Lin's former Harvard teammates reacting to his sudden stardom in the NBA. Click here to read it....

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  11. Lin's spotlight reaching Cambridge

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- While New York Knicks fans may quibble, it's possible no one has enjoyed Jeremy Lin's breakout week more than his former teammates at Harvard. Crimson seniors Oliver McNally and Keith Wright played two seasons with Lin, so they...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  12. Harvard coach 'thrilled' by Lin's opportunity

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Tommy Amaker made no attempt to hide his excitement. Asked about the possibility that former Harvard star Jeremy Lin might get a start for the New York Knicks, the Harvard coach was effusive in his praise of Lin and seemed genu...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  13. Life in the Dee-League

    Chris Forsberg

    Twenty years after his no-look dunk helped him emerge as champion of the 1991 slam dunk contest, the show goes on for former Celtics guard Dee Brown, writes's Jack McCluskey: SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- After the final horn sounded and the player...

    Blog | February 19, 2011
  14. Dee Brown: Now coaching in D-League, fondly remembers 1991 dunk c...

    Jack McCluskey

    Dee Brown will always be remembered for the '91 dunk contest.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2011
  15. Glen Davis wants to grow up, but he won't stop being Big Baby

    Jack McCluskey

    Glen Davis may be maturing, but he'll always be Big Baby.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2010
  16. Postgame notes: Shaq's fitting in

    Jack McCluskey

    BOSTON -- Shaquille O'Neal might be counting down his last days as a professional basketball player, but he's by no means merely playing out the string. In fact the 18-year veteran seems hell-bent on making the most of the two-year contract he signed...

    Blog | November 27, 2010