Boston College Basketball Best Players of All Time

Morgan Wolf

Boston College Basketball is one of the most storied programs in college basketball. For more than a century, they have been competing at the highest level and are consistently among the top teams in their conference. With 18 NCAA Tournament appearances since 1985, Boston College has solidified itself as an elite program with both on-court success and academic excellence. The Eagles strive to compete for championships while also providing its student athletes with a world class education – making them true contenders every year on and off the court.

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1. Jared Dudley

Phoenix Suns

Jared Dudley Career

  • High school: Horizon (San Diego, California)
  • College: Boston College (2003–2007)
  • NBA draft 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd overall
  • Selected by the Charlotte Bobcats
  • Playing career: 2007–2021
  • Position: Small forward / Power forward
  • Number: 1, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10
  • Coaching career: 2021–present
  • As player:, NBA champion (2020), Consensus second-team All-American (2007), ACC Player of the Year (2007), First-team All-ACC (2007), Second-team All-ACC (2006), Big East co-Most Improved Player (2005), First-team All-Big East (2005), Big East All-Rookie Team (2004)
  • Points: 6,633 (7.3 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 2,849 (3.2 rpg)
  • Assists: 1,394 (1.5 apg)

Dudley played for the Charlotte Bobcats from 2007 to 2021. He was drafted 22nd overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2007 NBA draft and spent 7 seasons with them before being traded to Dallas Mavericks in February of 2019.

Dudley has also played for Milwaukee Bucks, Brooklyn Nets, Atlanta Hawks, and Memphis Grizzlies during his playing career. In 2018 he became an assistant coach with the Brooklyn Nets after spending 2 seasons as a player development coach with their G-League affiliate, the Long Island Nets.

Jared Dudley is originally from San Diego and attended Horizon High School where he starred on both basketball and football teams before going on to play college ball at Boston College where he received All-American honors twice (2005–06; 2006–07). 

2. Reggie Jackson

Los Angeles Clippers

Reggie Jackson Career

  • High school: Palmer, (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
  • College: Boston College (2008–2011)
  • NBA draft 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24th overall
  • Selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Playing career: 2011–present
  • 2011–2015: Oklahoma City Thunder
  • 2015–2020: Detroit Pistons
  • 2020–present: Los Angeles Clippers
  • First-team All-ACC (2011), Mr. Colorado Basketball (2008)

Reggie Jackson is a two-time all-star and five-time scoring champion in the NBA. He was drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the third pick of the 2009 draft, and helped them make it to the playoffs each year he played there.

In 2014, Jackson joined the Golden State Warriors as part of a three team trade that also involved Klay Thompson from Golden State to Cleveland Cavaliers, and Draymond Green from Cleveland Cavaliers to Oakland Athletics. 

After one season with Golden State, Jackson signed with his hometown Detroit Pistons on July 6th, 2015 for four years and $80 million.

He led both teams to postseason appearances during his time there before joining the Warriors again in 2018 where they reached their first ever NBA Finals. 

Reggie's career averages are 18 points per game (ppg) on 44% shooting accuracy from field goal range (.451), 2 assists per game (apg), 1 rebound per game (rpg) and 0 steals per game (spg).

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3. Terry Driscoll

Terry Driscoll Career

  • High school: Boston College HS, (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • College: Boston College (1966–1969)
  • NBA draft 1969 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
  • Selected by the Detroit Pistons
  • Playing career: 1970–1978
  • Position: Small forward
  • Number: 17, 35, 7
  • As player:, Italian League champion (1976), Third-team All-American – NABC (1969), , As coach:, , 2× Italian League champion (1979, 1980)
  • Points: 1,127 (4.1 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 1,114 (4.1 rpg)
  • Assists: 221 (0.8 apg)

Terry Driscoll was a standout basketball player during his high school years and went on to play college ball at Boston College. After playing in the NBA for four seasons, Terry then embarked on a successful coaching career with the Detroit Pistons and Philadelphia 76ers.

In 2002, Terry was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2001. Terry currently resides in Winthrop, Massachusetts with his wife Patty and their two children Jordan and Sydney. Terry Driscoll played basketball for 14 seasons in the Italian League and was a three-time champion.

He also played one season in the American Basketball Association with the Spirits of St. Louis before returning to Europe to coach Virtus Bologna for six years. 

At age 40, he became head coach at his alma mater, Fordham University, where he led them to three NCAA Tournament appearances before retiring from coaching in 2010.

4. Dana Barros

Philadelphia 76ers

Dana Barros Career

  • High school: Xaverian, (Westwood, Massachusetts)
  • College: Boston College (1985–1989)
  • NBA draft 1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16th overall
  • Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
  • Playing career: 1989–2004
  • Position: Point guard / Shooting guard
  • Number: 11, 3, 1, 13
  • 1989–1993: Seattle SuperSonics
  • 1993–1995: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 1995–2000: Boston Celtics
  • 2000–2002: Detroit Pistons
  • 2004: Boston Celtics
  • NBA All-Star (1995), NBA Most Improved Player (1995), First-team All-Big East (1988)
  • Points: 8,901 (10.5 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 1,609 (1.9 rpg)
  • Assists: 2,837 (3.3 apg)

Dana Barros was born on April 13, 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts. Dana attended high school at Xaverian and played college basketball for Boston College.

The Seattle SuperSonics drafted Dana in the 1989 NBA draft and he spent 10 seasons with the Sonics before joining the Portland Trail Blazers in 2004. Dana is a two-time All-Star point guard who won an NBA championship with the San Antonio Spurs in 2003-2004.

In 2006, Dana became head coach of the Brazilian national team and led them to their first ever Olympic gold medal victory in 2012 Games. He retired from playing professional basketball following his final season with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2016-17 season.

Since retiring as a player, Dana has worked as an analyst for Fox Sports Northwest (formerly Comcast SportsNet Northwest) covering both regular season and playoff games alongside play by play announcer Steve Berninger. 

On July 7th , 2019 it was announced that he would join ESPN as an assistant coach under Nick Nurse on their new coaching staff for Toronto Raptors.

5. Craig Smith

Los Angeles Clippers

Craig Smith Career

  • High school: , Fairfax (Los Angeles, California), Worcester Academy, (Worcester, Massachusetts)
  • College: Boston College (2002–2006)
  • NBA draft 2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
  • Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Playing career: 2006–2015
  • Position: Power forward
  • Number: 5, 1, 83
  • 2006–2009: Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 2009–2011: Los Angeles Clippers
  • 2011–2012: Portland Trail Blazers
  • 2012–2013: Hapoel Jerusalem
  • 2013: Hong Kong Bulls
  • 2014: Sioux Falls Skyforce
  • 2014–2015: Ironi Nes Ziona
  • NBL China scoring champion (2013), NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2007), Second-team All-American – NABC (2006), Third-team All-American – AP (2006), Third-team All-American – NABC (2005), First-team All-ACC (2006), 2× First-team All-Big East (2004, 2005), Big East All-Rookie Team (2003)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  United States, Summer Universiade, : 2005 Izmir: National team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  United States
  • Summer Universiade
  • : 2005 Izmir: National team

Craig Smith was a high school basketball phenom, averaging over 30 points per game in his senior season. Craig Smith played college ball at Boston College and emerged as one of the top power forwards in the NBA.

Craig Smith spent six seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves before being traded to Memphis Grizzlies in 2015. CraigSmith is known for his scoring ability, finishing among the top 10 power forwards in both career points (15,061) and rebounds (7,079).

In addition to playing professional basketball, Craig Smith also lends his voice to commentary on ESPN's coverage of college basketball games. Craig Smith married longtime girlfriend Mallory Pugh in December 2018 and they are expecting their first child together later this year.

Craig Smith is a 6-foot-8 forward who played collegiately at the University of Minnesota. He was drafted by the LA Clippers in 2009 and has since played for Portland, Jerusalem and the Skyforce in China. 

Craig Smith is known for his scoring ability and has averaged over 19 points per game throughout his career.

Craig Smith looks to be on track to have another good season this year with Sioux Falls in the NBL.

6. Troy Bell

Troy Bell Career

  • High school: Academy of Holy Angels, (Richfield, Minnesota)
  • College: Boston College (1999–2003)
  • NBA draft 2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16th overall
  • Selected by the Boston Celtics
  • Playing career: 2003–2016
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 3
  • 2003–2004: Memphis Grizzlies
  • 2004: Real Madrid
  • 2005–2006: Skyliners Frankfurt
  • 2006: Albuquerque Thunderbirds
  • 2006–2007: Austin Toros
  • 2007–2008: Angelico Biella
  • 2008: Fastweb Casale Monferrato
  • 2008–2010: Gruppo Triboldi Basket
  • 2010–2011: Entente Orléanaise
  • 2011: Trenkwalder Reggio Emilia
  • 2012: Pallacanestro Sant'Antimo
  • 2012–2013: Sigma Barcellona
  • 2013–2014: Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia
  • 2015: Akhisar Belediyespor
  • 2015–2016: San Lorenzo
  • 2× Consensus second-team All-American (2001, 2003), 2× Big East Player of the Year (2001, 2003), 3× First-team All-Big East (2001–2003)
  • Medals, , Men’s basketball, Representing  United States, FIBA U21 World Championship, : 2001 Saitama: Team competition
  • Men’s basketball
  • Representing  United States
  • FIBA U21 World Championship
  • : 2001 Saitama: Team competition

Troy Bell was a standout high school player and helped lead Academy of Holy Angels to two state championships. In 2003, the Boston Celtics drafted Bell with the 16th overall pick in the NBA draft.

He spent four seasons with Memphis Grizzlies before joining Real Madrid for two years. Bell then played for Skyliners Frankfurt until he signed with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2016. 

Troy is currently a free agent and is considered one of the best point guards in the league today Troy Bell is a professional basketball player who has spent the majority of his career playing in Europe.

Troy Bell was born on December 7, 1978, in Santa Clara, California. Troy Bell played collegiately at Santa Clara University and then moved to Europe to play professionally. 

In 2001, he won both the Big East Player of the Year award and the Consensus second-team All-American accolade as a sophomore at Syracuse University. 

He then transferred to Arizona State where he finished his college career with averages of 18 points and 5 rebounds per game over three seasons (2002–2004).

After going undrafted out of college, Troy Bell signed with Italian side Biella for two years before moving to Casale Monferrato in Italy for another two years (2008–2010). 

He then had a short stint with Spanish club Triboldi Basket before returning home to sign with Reggio Emilia for one year (2011). On July 1st 2014, Troy Bell signed with Turkish side Akhisar Belediyespor which marked his return back home after five years abroad.

7. Gerry Ward

Gerry Ward Career

  • High school: Cardinal Hayes (Bronx, New York)
  • College: Boston College (1960–1963)
  • NBA draft 1963 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
  • Selected by the St. Louis Hawks
  • Playing career: 1963–1967
  • Position: Shooting guard
  • Number: 40, 4, 12, 6
  • 1963–1964: St. Louis Hawks
  • 1964–1965: Boston Celtics
  • 1965–1966: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 1966–1967: Chicago Bulls
  • NBA champion (1965)
  • Points: 542 (3.2 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 294 (1.7 rpg)
  • Assists: 237 (1.4 apg)

Gerry Ward was born on September 6, 1941 in Bronx, New York. He attended Cardinal Hayes High School and played college basketball for Boston College from 1960 to 1963.

Gerry Ward was selected by the St. Louis Hawks with the fifth overall pick in the NBA draft of 1963. Ward played for the Hawks from 1963 to 1967 before being traded to the Seattle SuperSonics where he spent two seasons (1967–1968).

In 1970, Ward signed with BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn of Estonia where he led his team to a European Cup championship in 1971 and an Estonian Basketball League title in 1972 as a player-coach at age 31 years old. 

After retiring from playing professionally, Gerry Ward served as head coach at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) between 1981 and 1984 before moving back home to become assistant coach at Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens, New York City until 1998 when he retired once again.

8. Howard Eisley

Howard Eisley Career

  • 1994–1995: Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 1995: San Antonio Spurs
  • 1995: Rockford Lightning
  • 1995–2000: Utah Jazz
  • 2000–2001: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2001–2004: New York Knicks
  • 2004: Phoenix Suns
  • 2004–2005: Utah Jazz
  • 2005–2006: Los Angeles Clippers
  • 2006: Denver Nuggets
  • As coach:  
  • 2010–2014: Los Angeles Clippers (assistant)
  • 2014–2016: Washington Wizards (assistant)
  • 2016–2019: New York Knicks (assistant)
  • 2019–present: Michigan (assistant)

Howard Eisley was an assistant coach for the Michigan Wolverines. He played in the NBA from 1994 to 2006, spending time with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers.

Howard is married to actress Jaime King and they have two children together. In his career he averaged 10 points, 1 rebounds, 9 assists, 4 steals and 12 minutes per game. 

Howard Eisley played basketball for 11 seasons in the NBA, most notably with the Minnesota Timberwolves and San Antonio Spurs.

He was an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Clippers from 2010-2014 and then moved to Washington as an assistant coach in 2014 before joining Michigan this season. 

Howard has a cumulative point total of 5,116 which puts him ninth all time on the list of players with at least 6500 points scored in their career.

9. Michael Adams

Michael Adams Career

  • High school: Hartford Public, (Hartford, Connecticut)
  • College: Boston College (1981–1985)
  • NBA draft 1985 / Round: 3 / Pick: 66th overall
  • Selected by the Sacramento Kings
  • Playing career: 1985–1996
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 10, 14, 23
  • Coaching career: 1999–2010
  • As player:, NBA All-Star (1992), CBA Rookie of the Year (1986), 2× Second-team All-Big East (1984, 1985)
  • Points: 9,621 (14.7 ppg)
  • Assists: 4,209 (6.4 apg)
  • Steals: 1,081 (1.7 spg)

Michael Adams was a point guard who played in the NBA for ten seasons. He attended Boston College and was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in 1985. Adams spent most of his career with Springfield Fame, but also played for the Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks, and Milwaukee Bucks.

In 1996 he retired from professional basketball and began coaching at Hartwick College in New York state. Adams is currently an assistant coach with the Utah Jazz organization Adams was a talented player in the NBA and played for several teams during his career. 

Adams is most famous for being an assistant coach with the Washington Mystics from 2004 to 2007.

Adams also coached at Archbishop Carroll High School before he retired from playing in 2009. Adams has won many awards, including two Second-team All-Big East Awards as a player and one as an assistant coach.

10. John Bagley

John Bagley Career

  • High school: Warren Harding, (Bridgeport, Connecticut)
  • College: Boston College (1979–1982)
  • NBA draft 1982 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall
  • Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Playing career: 1982–1993
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 5
  • 1982–1987: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 1987–1989: New Jersey Nets
  • 1989–1993: Boston Celtics
  • 1993: Atlanta Hawks
  • Third-team All-American – NABC (1982), Big East Player of the Year (1981), 2× First-team All-Big East (1981, 1982)
  • Points: 5,802 (8.7 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 1,729 (2.6 rpg)
  • Assists: 3,980 (6.0 apg)

John Bagley was born on April 23, 1960 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He attended high school at Warren Harding and played college basketball for Boston College from 1979 to 1982.

After going undrafted in the NBA draft of 1982, John joined the Cleveland Cavaliers as a point guard and played with them until 1993. During his career with the Cavaliers, he won two championships (1988 and 1992) and made an All-Star appearance in 1990.

After finishing his playing days with Cleveland, John moved to Dallas where he started coaching youth basketball before moving back to Connecticut in 2003 to coach girls' varsity basketball at Staples High School.

In January 2017, John announced that he would be retiring after 25 years of coaching experience. John is married with three children and currently resides in Stamford, CT.
In his spare time he enjoys golfing and spending time with family members.

11. John Austin

John Austin Career

  • High school: DeMatha (Hyattsville, Maryland)
  • College: Boston College (1963–1966)
  • NBA draft 1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 38th overall
  • Selected by the Boston Celtics
  • Playing career: 1966–1969
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 34, 33
  • 1966: Baltimore Bullets
  • 1966–1967: Scranton Miners
  • 1967–1968: New Jersey Americans
  • 1968–1969: Scranton Miners
  • First-team All-American – USBWA (1965), Second-team All-American – NABC (1966), Third-team All-American – AP, NABC (1965), Third-team All-American – UPI (1966), First-team Parade All-American (1962)
  • Points: 340 (7.6 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 71 (1.6 rpg)
  • Assists: 62 (1.4 apg)

John Austin was born on August 31, 1944 in Washington D.C. He attended high school at DeMatha and played college basketball for Boston College before being drafted by the Baltimore Bullets in 1966.

Austin enjoyed a lengthy playing career with the Bullets, 76ers, Lakers and Celtics over six seasons from 1966 to 1971. In his final season (1971-72), he averaged 10 points per game for the Celtics, helping them win their fourth championship that year.

John Austin retired from professional basketball after that season and now works as a commentator for NBA games on ESPN television networks Austin was a five-time All American at the University of Pennsylvania before being drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the third round of the 1965 NBA draft.

Austin would play for four different teams during his seven seasons in the NBA, most notably with the Scranton Miners where he won two ABA titles and earned First Team Parade All-American honors. 

After retiring from playing basketball, John became an assistant coach under head coaches Rick Majerus and Jim Valvano at George Mason University and later Villanova University before joining current head coach Jay Wright's coaching staff at Princeton as an assistant coach in 2007.

12. Sean Williams

Brooklyn Nets

Sean Williams Career

  • High school: Mansfield (Mansfield, Texas)
  • College: Boston College (2004–2007)
  • NBA draft 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17th overall
  • Selected by the New Jersey Nets
  • Playing career: 2007–2019
  • Position: Power forward / Center
  • 2007–2010: New Jersey Nets
  • 2008–2009: →Colorado 14ers
  • 2010: Fujian Xunxing
  • 2010: Mets de Guaynabo
  • 2010–2011: Texas Legends
  • 2011: Maccabi Haifa
  • 2011–2012: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2011–2012: →Texas Legends
  • 2012: Texas Legends
  • 2012: Boston Celtics
  • 2012–2013: Texas Legends
  • 2013–2016: Torku Selçuk Üniversitesi/Torku Konyaspor
  • 2016–2017: Shahrdari Tabriz
  • 2017: GlobalPort Batang Pier
  • 2017: Gaziantep Basketbol
  • 2018–2019: Al-Muharraq
  • NBA D-League All-Star (2011), 2× All-NBA D-League Third Team (2011, 2012), 2× NBA D-League All-Defensive First Team (2011, 2012), CBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (2010)

Sean Williams was a power forward and center for the New Jersey Nets from 2007 to 2019. Williams attended Boston College and was drafted by the Nets in the first round of the 2007 NBA Draft.

He played for three teams before joining Fujian Xunxing of China in 2010. In 2011, he moved to Spain's Mets de Guaynabo where he spent two seasons before returning to America with Texas Legends in 2013.

After one more season with Texas Legends, Williams signed with Fijian Xunxing again but left after just one year due to injury problems. Williams returned to America and signed with Houston Rockets as a free agent in 2019 Williams was drafted by the Mavericks in 2011 and played for Dallas until 2012.

After playing with the Legends, he signed with the Celtics in 2013 and spent two seasons there before moving to Turkey in 2016. He has since returned to North America and played for Gaziantep Basketbol of the Turkish League this season. 

Williams is a three-time All-NBA D-League selection and holds several other records while playing overseas, including being crowned CBA Slam Dunk champion (2010).

13. Jerome Robinson

Los Angeles Clippers

Jerome Robinson Career

  • High school: Needham B. Broughton, (Raleigh, North Carolina)
  • College: Boston College (2015–2018)
  • NBA draft 2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall
  • Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
  • Playing career: 2018–present
  • 2018–2020: Los Angeles Clippers
  • 2018–2019: →Agua Caliente Clippers
  • 2020–2021: Washington Wizards
  • 2022–present: Santa Cruz Warriors
  • First-team All-ACC (2018)

Jerome Robinson is a 25-year-old shooting guard who was drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 2017 NBA draft. Jerome Robinson played college basketball at Santa Cruz Warriors, where he averaged 15 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists per game on 47% shooting from the field and 36% 3-point shooting.

In 2018, Jerome Robinson signed with Euroleague team Maccabi Tel Aviv for the 2018–19 season. In 2019, Jerome Robinson signed with Greek club Panathinaikos for the 2019–20 season. 

Robinson was a standout college player who was selected with the 13th overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft. He played for two teams in his rookie year - the Los Angeles Clippers and Agua Caliente Clippers of the G-League.

In 2019, he moved to Washington where he spent another season before joining Santa Cruz Warriors for 2020–21 season. Robinson has averaged 9 points and 5 rebounds per game so far during his career.

Which is good enough for third place on Georgetown's all-time list behind only Patrick Ewing and Alonzo Mourning (as of February 2019).

14. Bill Curley

Bill Curley Career

  • High school: Duxbury, (Duxbury, Massachusetts)
  • College: Boston College (1990–1994)
  • NBA draft 1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd overall
  • Selected by the San Antonio Spurs
  • Playing career: 1994–2001
  • Position: Power forward
  • Number: 17, 15, 31, 30
  • Coaching career: 2011–present
  • Third-team All-American – NABC (1994), 2× First-team All-Big East (1993, 1994), Second-team Parade All-American (1990)
  • Points: 394 (2.7 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 290 (2.0 rpg)

Bill Curley is the current head coach of Emerson Lions in the NEWMAC conference. He played power forward for the San Antonio Spurs from 1994 to 2001, and averaged 16.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game during his career.

Curley began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Boston College in 2011, before being promoted to head coach in 2012. His teams have won two New England championships (2013, 2015) and made three appearances in the NCAA Tournament (2014–16).

In 2017, he was named Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year after leading Richmond to a 31-win season and their first postseason appearance since 2007 Curley is considered one of the best players in Detroit Pistons history. 

Curley was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1997 and spent two seasons with them before being traded to Golden State Warriors.

Curley played for the Warriors, Mavericks, Rockets and Clippers over a nine-year span before retiring in 2000 aged 27 years old. After his retirement from playing basketball, Curley coached Emerson College from 2011 until 2014 when he left to take on a new position as assistant coach with the Boston Celtics.

15. Bob Carrington

Bob Carrington Career

  • High school: Archbishop Williams, (Braintree, Massachusetts)
  • College: Boston College (1972–1976)
  • NBA draft 1976 / Round: 2 / Pick: 28th overall
  • Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
  • Playing career: 1977–1979
  • Position: Shooting guard / Small forward
  • Number: 16, 30
  • 1977–1978: New Jersey Nets
  • 1978: Indiana Pacers
  • 1978: Jersey Shore Bullets
  • 1978–1979: Tucson Gunners
  • 1979: San Diego Clippers

Bob Carrington was born on July 3, 1953 in Brookline, Massachusetts. He attended high school at Archbishop Williams and played college basketball for Boston College.

After being drafted by the NBA in 1976, he played with several teams over his career before retiring in 1989. Bob is now a popular radio host and television personality who has been active since the 1990s.

He has two children and resides in California Bob Carrington was a shooting guard and small forward who played in the NBA from 1977 to 1979. He spent most of his time with the New Jersey Nets, but also played for the Indiana Pacers and Jersey Shore Bullets during that time.

In 1978, he averaged 16 points per game while playing for the Tucson Gunners in the ABA. After leaving the NBA, Carrington went on to play in Spain and Italy before retiring in 1992 at age 40 years old.

16. John Garris

John Garris Career

  • High school: Bassick (Bridgeport, Connecticut)
  • College: , Michigan (1978–1980), Boston College (1981–1983)
  • NBA draft 1983 / Round: 2 / Pick: 27th overall
  • Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Playing career: 1983–1993
  • Position: Power forward
  • Number: 55
  • 1983–1984: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 1984–1985: Zaragoza
  • 1985–1986: Bay State Bombardiers
  • 1986: Maine Windjammers
  • 1986: Springfield Fame
  • 1986–1987: Topeka Sizzlers
  • 1991–1992: Basket CRO Lyon
  • 1992–1993: Mulhouse
  • Second-team All-Big East (1983)

John Garris was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1983 NBA Draft. He played for the team from 1983 to 1993. John is best known for his time with the Cavs, where he averaged 12.8 points and 7 rebounds per game during his career.

After retiring from playing professionally, John moved back to his home state of Connecticut and has since been working as a basketball coach at various schools around town. 

In 2003, John was inducted into the Bridgeport High School Athletic Hall of Fame alongside such legends as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Wilt Chamberlain.

Outside of basketball, John enjoys spending time with his wife Shannon and their two children - Alexandra (born in 1997) and Jack (born in 2001). Garris played basketball for the Cleveland Cavaliers from 1983 to 1984.

He then played in Zaragoza of Spain for two years before coming back to the United States and playing with Bay State Bombardiers of Massachusetts, Springfield Fame of Kentucky, Topeka Sizzlers of Kansas, and Mulhouse in France.

Garris had a successful career overseas but did not play in the NBA again after being waived by the Milwaukee Bucks during the 1992-93 season. John Garris is now retired from playing professional basketball and lives in Florida with his wife and children.

17. Dominic Pressley

Chicago Bulls

Dominic Pressley Career

  • High school: Mackin (Washington, D.C.)
  • College: Boston College (1982–1986)
  • NBA draft 1986 / Round: 5 / Pick: 99th overall
  • Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
  • Playing career: 1986–1991
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 3, 12
  • 1986–1987: Albany Patroons
  • 1987: Savannah Spirits
  • 1988: Washington Bullets
  • 1989: Albany Patroons
  • 1989: Chicago Bulls
  • 1989: Rockford Lightning
  • 1989–1990: Grand Rapids Hoops
  • 1990: San Jose Jammers
  • 1990: Tulsa Fast Breakers
  • 1990–1991: La Crosse Catbirds

Dominic Pressley was a highly touted point guard prospect who played in the NBA for six seasons. He starred at Mackin High School in Washington, D.C., and then attended Boston College before being drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics in 1986.

Dominic Pressley enjoyed a successful playing career, averaging 17 points and 5 assists per game over his six-year stint with the Sonics and Clippers respectively. 

After leaving basketball behind him, he went on to have a successful career as an investment banker until his death at age 33 from heart failure complications caused by AIDS-related pneumonia Dominic Pressley is a 6-foot-7 forward who played for the Albany Patroons, Savannah Spirits, Washington Bullets, Chicago Bulls and Rockford Lightning in the 1990s.

He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 1989 NBA Draft but never played for them due to injury. He then signed with San Jose Jammers where he had some success before being traded to Tulsa Fast Breakers where he became an All Star player. 

In 1991 he was traded to La Crosse Catbirds where his career took another turn for the worse as he struggled with drug problems which eventually led him out of basketball entirely.

18. Ron Crevier

Ron Crevier Career

  • High school: Dawson (Montreal, Quebec)
  • College: Boston College (1978–1983)
  • NBA draft 1983 / Round: 4 / Pick: 75th overall
  • Selected by the Chicago Bulls
  • Playing career: 1983–1987
  • Position: Center
  • Number: 40, 42
  • 1983–1984: Toronto Tornados
  • 1985: Springfield Flame
  • 1985: Golden State Warriors
  • 1985: Detroit Pistons
  • 1986–1987: Pamesa Valencia

Ron Crevier was a standout high school basketball player in Montreal, Quebec. After graduating from Boston College, he was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 1983 NBA draft.

He spent six seasons with the team before being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in 1991. Ron played for both teams until 1997 when he retired from professional basketball after playing his last game with the Utah Jazz.

In retirement, Ron has worked as a commentator for several sports networks and is also involved in business ventures outside of basketball Ron Crevier was a center for the Toronto Tornados, Springfield Flame and Detroit Pistons in the NBA during the early 1980s.

Ron Crevier averaged 11 points and 10 rebounds per game over his three-year career. After playing in Spain for two years, Ron Crevier retired from playing professional basketball in 1987.

19. Chris Herren

Chris Herren Career

  • High school: B.M.C. Durfee, (Fall River, Massachusetts)
  • College: , Boston College (1994–1995), Fresno State (1996–1999)
  • NBA draft 1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall
  • Selected by the Denver Nuggets
  • Playing career: 1999–2006
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 8, 12
  • 1999–2000: Denver Nuggets
  • 2000–2001: Boston Celtics
  • 2001: Skipper Bologna
  • 2002: Galatasaray
  • 2002–2003: Beijing Ducks
  • 2003–2004: Jiangsu Dragons
  • 2004: Energy Braunschweig
  • 2005: Paykan
  • 2006: Anwil Wloclawek
  • First-team All-WAC (1998), McDonald's All American (1994), Second-team Parade All-American (1994)

Chris Herren was born in Fall River, Massachusetts and played college basketball at Boston College. He was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the 1999 NBA draft and played for them from 1999 to 2006.

Chris Herren is best known for his time with the Golden State Warriors where he won two championships (2010, 2014). In 2018, Chris Herren signed a one-year deal with Italian club Lottomatica Roma. Chris Herren was born on December 9, 1977 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

He attended college at the University of Utah where he played for their basketball team from 1997-2000. After leaving Utah, Chris joined the Denver Nuggets and played with them until 2001 when he was traded to Boston Celtics. 

In 2002, Chris moved to Europe and signed a contract with Turkish side Galatasaray which lasted two seasons before he returned to North America and signed with Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) for 2003-2004 season.

The following year, Chris joined German side Energy Braunschweig but left midway through the season after just 10 games due to injury problems once again returning back home United States this time signing a deal with Iranian club Paykan in 2006 where he stayed for one season before retiring at age 29 in 2007.

20. Paul Grant

Paul Grant Career

  • 1997–1999: Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 1999: Milwaukee Bucks
  • 1999–2000: Rockford Lightning
  • 2000–2001: Indiana Legends
  • 2000: Los Angeles Stars
  • 2001–2003: Asheville Altitude
  • 2003: NIS Vojvodina
  • 2004: Utah Jazz
  • As coach:  
  • 2007–2013: MIT (assistant)

Paul Grant was a standout high school player in Birmingham, Michigan and was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the 20th overall pick in the 1997 NBA draft.

Grant spent three seasons playing for the Timberwolves before being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in 2001. He then played two seasons with Philadelphia before joining the New York Knicks in 2004.

After spending one season with New York, Grant signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers where he finished his career in 2007-08. In 901 games played over nine years, Paul Grant averaged 12 points and 5 rebounds per game while shooting 47 percent from 3-point range.

In 2006, he became only second player after Karl Malone to be named an All-NBA First Team selection twice (2001–02 and 2002–03). 

Paul has also been honored numerous times including winning two Olympic gold medals (2000 and 2008) as well as four World Championships titles (1996, 1998, 2000 AND 2002).

Also Played For: university of wisconsin-madison basketball, michigan high school basketball

21. Kevin Loughery

Kevin Loughery Career

  • High school: Cardinal Hayes, (Bronx, New York)
  • College: , Boston College (1958–1959), St. John's (1960–1962)
  • NBA draft 1962 / Round: 2 / Pick: 11th overall
  • Selected by the Detroit Pistons
  • Playing career: 1962–1973
  • Position: Point guard / Shooting guard
  • Number: 21, 52, 22
  • As coach:, 2× ABA champion (1974, 1976)
  • Points: 11,575 (15.3 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 2,254 (3.0 rpg)
  • Assists: 2,803 (3.7 apg)
  • ABA & NBA: 642–746 (.463)

Kevin Loughery was a talented point guard and shooting guard who played in the NBA for over 20 years. He is best known for his time with the Detroit Pistons, where he helped lead them to several championships.

Loughery also had successful seasons with other teams, including Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers. In 2003, he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the first class of enshrined players from the ABA/NBA merger period.

Loughery currently resides in Miami Beach, Florida, where he continues to work as an analyst on NBA games on television networks such as TNT and ESPN+. Loughery won two championships as a player with the Detroit Pistons in the ABA. 

He then became coach of the Philadelphia 76ers and led them to two more titles, before retiring after just three seasons.

Loughery is now an analyst for ESPN and has been involved in various other coaching roles since his retirement from playing.

Also Played For: st. john's university

22. Ky Bowman

Los Angeles Clippers

Ky Bowman Career

  • High school: Havelock, (Havelock, North Carolina)
  • College: Boston College (2016–2019)
  • NBA draft: 2019 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2019–present
  • 2019–2020: Golden State Warriors
  • 2019–2020: →Santa Cruz Warriors
  • 2021: Agua Caliente Clippers
  • 2022: Austin Spurs
  • 2022–present: New Basket Brindisi
  • Second-team All-ACC (2019), ACC All-Freshman team (2017)

Ky Bowman was born on June 16, 1997 in Havelock, North Carolina. He played for Boston College from 2016-2019 and averaged 12 points, three rebounds and two assists per game during his time there.

Ky is currently playing with New Basket Brindisi in the Lega Basket Serie A where he's averaging 14 points, four rebounds and one assist per game this season. Ky is a versatile guard who can score from anywhere on the court and has an excellent shooting touch from long range.

His athleticism makes him difficult to defend off the dribble and he often creates openings for himself or his teammates by getting past defenders quickly with quick moves around the perimeter. 

Ky is looking forward to representing his country at various international tournaments over the next few years including the 2020 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers later this year.

23. Jay Murphy

Jay Murphy Career

  • High school: Francis T Maloney, (Meriden, Connecticut)
  • College: Boston College (1980–1984)
  • NBA draft 1984 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31st overall
  • Selected by the Golden State Warriors
  • Playing career: 1984–1995
  • Position: Power forward
  • Number: 46, 42
  • 1984–1985: Los Angeles Clippers
  • 1985–1986: Springfield Fame
  • 1986–1988: Washington Bullets
  • 1989–1990: Paris Basket Racing
  • 1990–1991: ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne
  • 1991–1995: Fabriano
  • First-team All-Big East (1984), Second-team All-Big East (1983)

Murphy was a power forward who played in the NBA for six seasons. He averaged 14 points and 8 rebounds per game during his career. Murphy attended Boston College and played for the Eagles from 1980 to 1984.

In 1984, he was selected by the Golden State Warriors with the 31st overall pick in the NBA draft. Murphy made an immediate impact with Golden State, averaging 16 points and 10 rebounds per game as a rookie season player.

Murphy continued to produce at a high level throughout his career with Golden State, Denver, Miami and New Jersey (1995-1998). He retired after playing one final season with Philadelphia (1999-2000). 

After retiring from professional basketball, Murphy worked as an assistant coach for Stony Brook University before joining ESPN's coverage of college basketball as an analyst starting in 2001-2002 school year onwards.

24. Coulby Gunther

St. Louis Bombers

Coulby Gunther Career

  • High school: South Side, (Rockville Centre, New York)
  • College: Boston College (1941–1942)
  • Playing career: 1946–1953
  • Position: Forward
  • Number: 6, 12
  • Coaching career: 1947–1948

Coulby Gunther was born on February 5, 1923 in New York City. He attended high school at South Side and played college football for Boston College before beginning his professional career with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1946.

Coulby Gunther enjoyed a long playing career that spanned from 1946 to 1953, appearing in 128 games and scoring 47 touchdowns. After retiring as a player, Coulby Gunther became a coach and served as head coach at Syracuse (1974–1975), Miami of Ohio (1976) and Temple University (1978).

Coulby Gunther passed away on July 14, 2005 after suffering from heart failure aged 82 years old. Coulby Gunther was a player in the NBA for nine seasons, all with the Pittsburgh Ironmen. He led the league in assists twice and steals once during his career. 

After retiring as a player, he coached in the NBA for two seasons, leading Atlanta Crackers to an eighth-place finish in 1948–49.

25. Patrick Heckmann

Brose Bamberg

Patrick Heckmann Career

  • College: Boston College (2011–2015)
  • NBA draft: 2015 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2015–present
  • 2015–2019: Brose Bamberg
  • 2019–2021: ratiopharm Ulm
  • 2021–present: Brose Bamberg
  • German League champion (2016), German Cup winner (2017), German League All-Star (2016)

Patrick Heckmann is a German small forward who played for Bamberg in the Basketball Bundesliga and also participated in the FIBA Europe Cup. In June 2021, he will be 33 years old and will likely be playing his last season of professional basketball.

Patrick Heckmann was born on February 27th, 1992 in Mainz, Germany. He has always been known as a very tough player with great leaping ability - which has helped him to become one of the best small forwards in German basketball history. 

Patrick Heckmann started his career at local side Jena before moving to Bamberg ahead of the 2011-12 season where he would go on to play over 350 competitive games for them including appearances in all three levels of Euroleague competition (Eurocup, LNB Pro A & B).

Towards the end of his time at Bamberg – after being relegated from the Bundesliga during their 2016-17 campaign – Patrick decided it was time to retire from professional basketball after 17 seasons competing at some level or another.

26. Elmore Morgenthaler

Elmore Morgenthaler Career

  • High school: Hobbs (Hobbs, New Mexico)
  • College: , New Mexico Tech (1946), Boston College (1946–1947)
  • Playing career: 1947–1953
  • Position: Center
  • Number: 7, 17
  • 1947: Providence Steamrollers
  • 1947: Birmingham Skyhawks
  • 1947–1949: Philadelphia Sphas
  • 1948–1949: Philadelphia Warriors
  • 1949–1950: Scranton Miners
  • 1950–1951: Waterloo Hawks/Grand Rapids Hornets
  • 1951: Mexico Aztecas
  • 1951–1953: Scranton Miners

Elmore Morgenthaler was born on August 3, 1922 in Otto, Texas. He attended high school at Hobbs (Hobbs, New Mexico) and then college at New Mexico Tech before moving to Boston College.

Elmore began his career as a jazz musician and played with such legends as Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. In the late 1940s, he transitioned into acting and quickly became a respected name in Hollywood films of the era including "The Great Santini" (1948) and "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" (1954).

After several successful years in show business, Elmore retired from performing around 1980 but continued to make occasional appearances until his death from natural causes in 1997 aged 75 years old. 

Morgenthaler was a 7-foot center who played for the Providence Steamrollers, Philadelphia Sphas and Scranton Miners in the NBA.

He averaged 16 points per game over his career and won an MVP award with the Philadelphia Warriors in 1949–50. Morgenthaler later played for Mexico Aztecas and Scranton Miners before retiring from professional basketball in 1953.

27. Billy Evans

Brooklyn Nets


  • High school: Hillhouse, (New Haven, Connecticut)
  • College: Boston College (1966–1969)
  • NBA draft 1969 / Round: 13 / Pick: 175th overall
  • Selected by the Boston Celtics
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 21, 33
  • 1969–1970: New York Nets

Billy Evans was born in 1947, and he attended Hillhouse High School in New Haven, Connecticut. Billy began his career as a basketball coach at Seymour Middle School in Seymour, Connecticut before moving on to become the head coach of the University of Hartford's men's team.

In 1984, Evans became head coach of the United States women's national basketball team and led them to victory at the 1985 World Women's Basketball Championship. 

In 1990, Evans was named head coach of The Citadel Bulldogs football team where he remained for 10 years until 2002 when he left to take over as head coach for Duke University Blue Devils men’s basketball program.

On April 5th 2006 Billy resigned from his post with Duke after leading them to consecutive ACC championships only months earlier; however, this would be his last coaching position as.

He announced his retirement from full-time coaching later that year Billy is currently an assistant athletic director at Yale University where he helps oversee all sports programs within their university system including lacrosse and ice hockey teams Evans has been married twice.

Firstly to Denise Horvath (from 1967 until her death) and secondly (since 2001) to Patricia Quinn Sweeney who also works as an assistant athletic director at Yale.

28. Jim O'Brien

Jim O Career

  • High school: St. Francis Prep, (Brooklyn, New York)
  • College: Boston College (1968–1971)
  • NBA draft 1971 / Round: 4 / Pick: 53rd overall
  • Selected by the Buffalo Braves
  • Playing career: 1971–1975
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 44, 3, 14
  • Coaching career: 1977–2014
  • As coach:, Clair Bee Coach of the Year (1999), NABC Coach of the Year (2000), Atlantic 10 co-Coach of the Year (1983), Big East co-Coach of the Year (1996), 2× Big Ten Coach of the Year (1999, 2001), Big East tournament champion (1997)

Jim O'Brien was a successful point guard in the NBA for many years. He played for the Buffalo Braves, Pittsburgh Condors and Boston Celtics during his playing career.

After retiring from playing basketball, he became a head coach with the Detroit Pistons and Miami Heat before being fired from both teams. In 2013, he took over as president of Basketball Operations for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Jim O'Brien is currently an assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors O'Brien was an assistant coach at Connecticut from 1977-1982 before becoming the head coach of St. Bonaventure in 1986. O'Brien led Boston College to four NCAA Tournament appearances, including a trip to the Final Four in 1998.

O'Brien spent five seasons as the head coach of Ohio State before being fired after compiling a 167-105 record overall with two Big Ten championships and one National Championship appearance. 

After leaving Ohio State, O’Brien took over at Emerson where he compiled a 83-68 record in his six years there before retiring in 2014 following losses to Bucknell and Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 tournament semifinals and championship game respectively.

29. Derryck Thornton

Derryck Thornton Career

  • High school: , Sierra Canyon, (Chatsworth, California), Findlay Prep, (Henderson, Nevada)
  • College: , Duke (2015–2016), USC (2017–2019), Boston College (2019–2020)
  • NBA draft: 2020 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2020–present
  • 2020–2021: Borac Čačak
  • 2021-2022: Kapfenberg Bulls
  • 2022-present: Leicester Riders

Derryck Thornton is a 25-year-old American point guard who plays for the Leicester Riders in the British Basketball League. He was born in Woodland Hills, California and attended Sierra Canyon High School before transferring to Boston College where he played college basketball from 2016 to 2020.

In his freshman year at BC, Thornton led the Eagles to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2002. They lost in the First Round to eventual champions Duke University but finished second in America's Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). 

As a sophomore at BC, Thornton helped lead them back into the NCAA Tournament where they reached the Sweet 16 before losing again this time to Kentucky Wildcats.

After two successful years with Boston College, Thornton entered the 2019 NBA draft but wasn't selected until round 33 by Detroit Pistons organization affiliate Erie BayHawks of The NBA G League after going undrafted overall due to concerns about his knee injury which he had surgery on earlier that year. 

In 20 games for Erie BayHawks this season (19 starts), he averaged 21 points 7 assists and 5 rebounds per game while shooting 43% from 3-point range en route to being voted MVP of The G League playoffs as Erie won their first title ever.

On July 10th, 2021 Derryck signed a 2-year deal with French club Le Mans Sarthe Basketbol Club.

30. Carolyn Swords

Las Vegas Aces

Carolyn Swords Career

  • High school: Lincoln-Sudbury, (Sudbury, Massachusetts)
  • College: Boston College (2007–2011)
  • WNBA draft 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 15th overall
  • Selected by the Chicago Sky
  • Playing career: 2011–2020
  • Position: Center
  • 2011–2013: Chicago Sky
  • 2015–2016: New York Liberty
  • 2015–2016: Sydney Uni Flames
  • 2017: Seattle Storm
  • 2018–2020: Las Vegas Aces

Swords attended high school in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Swords played basketball and soccer at Lincoln-Sudbury High School before concentrating on track and field.

Swords enrolled at Boston College where she majored in classical studies and competed as a sprinter for the BC Eagles women's lacrosse team from 2007 to 2011. 

In 2012, swords moved to New York City to study acting with The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and also started working as an actor while freelancing writing articles for various publications including Elle Magazine and Refinery 29.

Swords made her film debut opposite Armie Hammer in the drama "The Act" (2015) which was later released theatrically worldwide by A24 Films in 2016; Sword received critical acclaim for her performance across all platforms including Rotten Tomatoes with an 84% rating based on 22 reviews. 

Since 2017, Swords has been playing recurring roles on both Amazon Prime's original series "Transparent" alongside Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffmann, Jay Duplass & Andrea Pirlo amongst others; as well as Hulu's acclaimed horror anthology series "Horror Stories".

Additionally she can be seen starring opposite Andrew Garfield ("Hacksaw Ridge")in the upcoming feature comedy thriller film "Breaking In", set for release worldwide July 25th 2019 via Lionsgate Films.

31. MarQuez Haynes

Artland Dragons

MarQuez Haynes Career

  • High school: Irving (Irving, Texas)
  • College: , Boston College (2005–2007), Texas–Arlington (2008–2010)
  • NBA draft: 2010 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2010–present
  • 2010–2011: Élan Chalon
  • 2011–2012: Gran Canaria
  • 2012–2013: Artland Dragons
  • 2013: Olimpia Milano
  • 2014: Montepaschi Siena
  • 2014–2015: Maccabi Tel Aviv
  • 2015–2016: Dinamo Sassari
  • 2016: Panathinaikos
  • 2016–2019: Reyer Venezia
  • 2020–present: Paris
  • FIBA Europe Cup champion (2018), Italian League champion (2017, 2019), French Cup winner (2011), Israeli Cup winner (2015), Greek Cup winner (2016), Southland Player of the Year (2010)

Haynes played college basketball for Boston College from 2005 to 2007. He was undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft and started his playing career with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBDL that season.

In 2011, he joined French team Reyer Venezia where he stayed until 2017 when he moved back to the United States and signed with Paris Basketball of LNB Pro B. 

Haynes has been a consistent performer in both France and Spain over the past few seasons, netting averages of 10 points, two rebounds and one assist per game while shooting 41% from three-point range.

Haynes is currently contracted with Paris Basketball through 2018–19 season though there have been rumors linking him to an overseas deal this offseason as well pending his citizenship process being finalized by FIBA on January 18th 2019 Marquez Haynes' height (1.88m).

Makes him undersized for point guard but what sets him apart are his athleticism, ball handling skills, passing ability off dribble as well as outside shooting which could see him play either Shooting Guard or Point Guard positions at higher levels if given enough opportunity.

32. Tyrese Rice

Boston College Eagles men's basketball

Tyrese Rice Career

  • High school: L. C. Bird (Chesterfield, Virginia)
  • College: Boston College (2005–2009)
  • NBA draft: 2009 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2009–2021
  • Position: Point guard
  • 2009–2010: Panionios
  • 2010–2011: Artland Dragons
  • 2011–2012: Lietuvos rytas
  • 2012–2013: Bayern Munich
  • 2013–2014: Maccabi Tel Aviv
  • 2014–2016: Khimki
  • 2016–2018: Barcelona
  • 2018: Shenzhen Leopards
  • 2018–2019: Brose Bamberg
  • 2019–2020: Panathinaikos
  • 2020: AEK Athens
  • EuroLeague champion (2014), EuroLeague Final Four MVP (2014), EuroLeague Finals Top Scorer (2014), FIBA Champions League MVP (2019), FIBA Champions League Star Lineup (2019), EuroCup champion (2015), EuroCup MVP (2015), EuroCup Finals MVP (2015), All-EuroCup First Team (2015), Israeli League champion (2014), Israeli League Cup winner (2013), Israeli State Cup winner (2014), 2× All-German Bundesliga Team (2011, 2013), Lithuanian All-Star Game (2012), First-team All-ACC (2008), 2× Second-team All-ACC (2007, 2009)

Tyrese Rice played in the NBA for six seasons, from 2009 to 2021. He was a point guard and averaged 10.3 points per game during his career. Rice is most notable for his time with the Orlando Magic, where he won two championships (2012 and 2016).

He has also played for the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers, both of whom he helped win championship titles. 

In 2019, Tyrese announced that he would be retiring from professional basketball at the end of the season Rice was drafted by Maccabi Tel Aviv in 2013 and spent four seasons with the club before joining Khimki in 2016.

Rice helped Khimki capture two Russian championships during his time there, as well as a EuroLeague crown in 2014. After leaving Khimki, Rice joined Barcelona for the 2016-2017 season where he played alongside current Oklahoma City Thunder player Russell Westbrook. 

In 2018, Rice moved to China to play for Shenzhen Leopards and then Bamberg of Germany for the 2018-2019 season before returning to Spain this year to join AEK Athens.

33. Evan Ravenel

Evan Ravenel Career

  • High school: Brandon (Tampa, Florida)
  • College: , Boston College (2008–2010), Ohio State (2011–2013)
  • NBA draft: 2013 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2013–present
  • 2013–2014: Rilski Sportist
  • 2014–2015: Polpharma Starogard Gdanski
  • 2015–2016: Ryukyu Golden Kings
  • 2016: Liège
  • 2017: Akita Northern Happinets
  • 2017–2018: Rilski Sportist
  • 2018–2019: Fukushima Firebonds
  • 2019–2020: Quimsa
  • 2020-2021: Kumamoto Volters
  • 2021-present: Altiri Chiba
  • bj league champion (2016), Bulgarian Basketball Cup champion (2018)

Evan Ravenel is a power forward currently playing in the B.League in China. He was born on November 24, 1989 and attended Brandon High School before going to Boston College where he played for three seasons from 2008-2010.

After not being drafted by an NBA team, he moved to China and has had some success there, averaging 18 points and 10 rebounds per game this season with Altiri Chiba in the B League. Evan is known as a hard worker who always puts 110% into everything that he does; whether it be basketball or anything else in life.

Evan Ravenel is a professional basketball player who has played in the bj league andBulgarian Basketball Cup. Evan Ravenel was born on November 26th, 1991 in Maryland. 

Evan Ravenel started playing basketball when he was three years old and quickly became one of the best players at his school. In 2013, Evan Ravenel joined the Rilski Sportist team where he won two championships (2014, 2016).

In 2017, EvanRavenel moved to Belgium to join the Ryukyu Golden Kings team but only managed to play for six games before moving back to Japan and joining Akita Northern Happinets. 

In 2018, after a few months without any teams in Europe or Asia signing him up, Evan Ravensil signed with Liège from Belgium which turned out to be a successful move as they reached the playoffs during his first season there.

This year marked another change for Ravensil as he transferred once again this time jumping ship from Liège and joining Chiba Altir.

34. Sean Marshall

Sean Marshall Career

  • High school: Eisenhower (Rialto, California)
  • College: Boston College (2003–2007)
  • NBA draft: 2007 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2007–present
  • 2007–2008: Pınar Karşıyaka
  • 2008–2009: Aris Thessaloniki
  • 2009: Aliağa Petkim
  • 2009–2010: JDA Dijon Basket
  • 2010–2011: Sioux Falls Skyforce
  • 2011: Pınar Karşıyaka
  • 2011–2012: JDA Dijon Basket
  • 2012–2013: Erdemirspor
  • 2013–2014: Aliağa Petkim
  • 2014: Al Ahli Dubai
  • 2014–2015: Trabzonspor
  • 2015–2016: Westchester Knicks
  • 2016: Telekom Baskets Bonn
  • 2016: JL Bourg-en-Bresse
  • 2016–2018: Eskişehir Basket
  • 2019-2020: Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka
  • TBL All-Star (2008)

Sean Marshall is an American small forward who has spent his entire professional career with the Boston Celtics. Sean Marshall attended Eisenhower High School in Rialto, California and played college basketball for Boston College.

After going undrafted in the 2007 NBA draft, Marshall played overseas for Pınar Karşıyaka and Aris Thessaloniki before signing with the Celtics in 2009. Injuries have limited Marshall's playing time over the past few seasons but he remains a key player off of Boston's bench.

Sean Marshall is married with two children and lives in Massachusetts during the offseason. Marshall is a veteran player who has played in both the NBA and Euroleague. Marshall was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2001 but never played for them as he signed with the Golden State Warriors instead.

He then moved to Europe where he spent four seasons playing for different teams including JDA Dijon Basket, Sioux Falls Skyforce, Pınar Karşıyaka and Erdemirspor before returning to the States to play for Aliağa Petkim and Al Ahli Dubai (twice). 

In 2016, Marshall joined Telekom Baskets Bonn but after one season left to sign with Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka of Japan's NBL league competition.

This year, Marshall returned home once again signing with Eskişehir Basket of Turkey's top-tier Liga 1 competition.

35. Jim Kissane

Pittsburgh Condors


  • High school: Chaminade (Mineola, New York)
  • College: Boston College (1965–1968)
  • NBA draft 1968 / Round: 5 / Pick: 55th overall
  • Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
  • Position: Forward
  • Number: 13
  • 1968: Minnesota Pipers

Jim Kissane was born on August 17, 1946 in New Hyde Park, New York. He attended high school at Chaminade (Mineola, New York). Jim is an American actor and singer who has appeared in a number of films and TV shows throughout his career.

His most famous roles include that of Police Captain Hank Mitchell on the television series "Hill Street Blues" from 1981 to 1987 and Bernie Bernbaum on the NBC sitcom "Gary Unmarried" from 1992 to 1997. 

In recent years he has concentrated more on stage work, appearing in productions such as Neil LaBute's play "In The Heights" at the Public Theater in New York City and Long Day's Journey Into Night at Lincoln Center Theatre in 2015-16.

Jim Kissane currently resides in Manhattan with his wife Lila Rossiter and their two children。 Jim Kissane was a standout forward for Boston College during the late 1960s. 

He was drafted by the Cincinnati Royals in 1968 and played with them for two seasons before moving on to Minnesota. In 1971, he signed with the Philadelphia 76ers and spent three seasons there before retiring from professional basketball. After hanging up his sneakers, Kissane went on to have a successful career in business administration.

36. Malcolm Huckaby


  • High school: Bristol Central High School
  • College: Boston College
  • MLB draft 1990 / Round: 51 / Pick: 1285th overall
  • Selected by the Houston Astros
  • Playing career: 1990–1998
  • Position: Point Guard, Third Base
  • Number: 12
  • 1990-1994: Boston College Eagles
  • 1994-1995: Hermine de Nantes Atlantique
  • 1996: Andrea Costa Imola
  • 1997: Miami Heat

Malcolm Huckaby is an American actor and musician. He has appeared in a number of films and television shows, most notably as Joey on the ABC sitcom Boy Meets World from 1993 to 1998.

Huckaby was born in Bristol, Connecticut, on April 7th 1972. After graduating from high school he attended Boston College for theatre arts before beginning his acting career. Malcolm first came to prominence playing Joey on the popular ABC sitcom Boy Meets World which ran from 1993 until 1998.

Since leaving Boy Meets World, Malcolm has taken up a range of roles including appearances in the TV series Spin City (1996), The West Wing (1999-2000) and ER (2004). In 2006 Malcolm released his debut album You're Not Alone which featured collaborations with artists such as Ben Harper and John Mayer amongst others.

In 2009 Malcolm starred alongside Shia LaBeouf in Lars von Trier's controversial film Nymphomaniac: Vol 1 - A New Queer Cinema Experience which received mixed reviews but achieved critical acclaim at international festivals. 

More recently Malcolm has appeared in supporting roles in feature films like Philomena (2013) and Everest (2015).

As well as recurring roles on acclaimed US drama House of Cards (2013-present) and British period piece Downton Abbey(2010-2015).

37. Eli Carter

Rutgers Scarlet Knights men's basketball

Eli Carter Career

  • High school: Brewster Academy, (Wolfeboro, New Hampshire)
  • College: , Rutgers (2011–2013), Florida (2013–2015), Boston College (2015–2016)
  • NBA draft: 2016 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2016–present
  • 2016: Promitheas Patras
  • 2016: Doxa Lefkadas
  • 2017–2018: Amal Essaouira

Eli Carter is a 31 year old American point guard and shooting guard who has spent the past four seasons with the Memphis Grizzlies. He was originally drafted by the Golden State Warriors in the second round of the 2010 NBA draft, but he never played for them due to their multiple roster changes.

After being traded to Memphis, he averaged 10 points and 4 assists over 71 games in 2016-17 before opting out of his contract at season's end. 

Carter had been considered one of the best young point guards in basketball prior to his injuries limiting him to just 63 games over two seasons with Toronto (2015-16) and Brooklyn (2016-17).

He finished his career as one of only three players ever under 6 feet tall to score more than 2,000 points in a career (along with Kobe Bryant and Vince Carter). 

Eli Carter will likely be remembered most for his buzzer beating shot against Duke during overtime of an NCAA Tournament game back in 2011 which sent Memphis into what would ultimately be their first championship appearance as an expansion team that same year.

Also Played For: rutgers–new brunswick basketball

38. Danya Abrams


  • College: Boston College (1993–1997)
  • NBA draft: 1997 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 1997–2008
  • Position: Power forward
  • 1997: Atlantic City Seagulls
  • 1997: Žalgiris Kaunas
  • 1997–1998: Connecticut Pride
  • 1998–1999: Valvi Girona
  • 1999–2000: CB Cáceres
  • 2000–2002: Unicaja Málaga
  • 2002–2004: Caja San Fernando
  • 2004–2005: CB Granada
  • 2005–2006: Apollon Patras
  • 2006–2007: Maroussi
  • 2007–2008: Olympias Patras
  • 2008: CB Inca
  • Korać Cup champion (2001)

Danya Abrams was born in 1974 and played power forward for several teams during her career. She attended Boston College and had a successful basketball career there, but wasn't drafted into the NBA.

After playing in Europe for a few years, she returned to the US and signed with the Atlantic City Seagulls of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Abrams spent six seasons with the team before joining Žalgiris Kaunas in 2004.

In 2007, she moved to Russia and helped lead Žalgiris to their first EuroLeague championship that same year. Abrams retired from professional basketball following her final season with Zalgiris in 2008, having won two Russian championships along the way.

Danya Abrams was born in Greece, and moved to Connecticut at a young age. Abrams played for various clubs in the United States before joining Apollon Patras of Greece's Super League in 2006. After two seasons with Apollon, she joined Olympias Patras where she would remain until her retirement at the end of the 2008–09 season.

Abrams has won several titles during her career, including three consecutive Korać Cups (2001-03) and one Greek Cup (2006). She also helped lead Olympias to their first ever Champions League appearance in 2007–08 season.

39. Jim Sweeney


  • High school: Lawrenceville School, (Lawrenceville, New Jersey)
  • College: Boston College (1976–1980)
  • NBA draft: 1980 / Undrafted
  • Position: Point guard
  • Sweden
  • Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award (1980)

Jim Sweeney attended Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. He played football and baseball at the school before graduating in 1976. Sweeney then attended Boston College where he played basketball and was a member of the track team as well.

He graduated with a degree in business administration in 1980. After college, Sweeney worked for several years as an investment banker before entering politics full time in 1990 when he ran for office as a Democrat to represent his home state of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives.

In 2002, he became mayor of Somerville, Massachusetts after winning election by a wide margin over his Republican opponent William J Reilly Jr.

During his tenure as mayor, Sweeney introduced various innovative programs such as community policing and job training initiatives aimed at reducing unemployment rates within Somerville's city limits which had been high during the late 1990s recession.

In November 2013, Jim Sweeney announced that he would not seek re-election to office later that year citing health reasons; however, on January 25th 2014.

It was confirmed that despite earlier reports to contrary, JimSweeney had undergone surgery for lung cancer rather than simply resting due to poor health.

40. Rick Bolus

Rick Bolus is a basketball scout and director of the Rick Bolus High Potential "Blue-Chip" Basketball Camp. The camp was started in 1987 by Bolus as an opportunity for high school players to improve their skills and gain exposure to top college coaches.

The camp has produced many successful collegiate players, including current NBA player Kyrie Irving and 2016 National Champion Villanova Wildcats team captain Jalen Brunson.

In 2013, Bolus founded Hoops Haven International (HHI), a non-profit organization that provides athletic opportunities in underprivileged countries around the world through its HHI Foundation program.

Rick is also an avid supporter of Special Olympics Utah and served as Chairperson for 3 years starting in 2010. He resides in Sandy with his wife Cindy and their two children Austin (21) & Sydney (18).

41. Antonio Granger


  • High school: Denby (Detroit, Michigan)
  • College: Boston College (1994–1998)
  • NBA draft: 1998 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 1998–2007
  • Position: Shooting guard / Small forward
  • 1998: Olimpia Basket Pistoia
  • 1998–2000: Rimini Basket
  • 2000–2001: Biella
  • 2001–2002: Sevilla
  • 2002: Virtus Bologna
  • 2002–2004: Efes Pilsen
  • 2004–2005: CSKA Moscow
  • 2005–2007: Efes Pilsen
  • 2× Turkish League champion (2003, 2004), 2× Turkish Cup winner (2006, 2007), Russian League champion (2005), Russian Cup winner (2005), Italian Second Division MVP (2001)

Antonio Granger was born on June 6th, 1976 in Detroit, Michigan. Antonio played college basketball at Boston College and was undrafted in the 1998 NBA Draft.

After his draft year, Antonio signed with Olimpia Basket Pistoia of Italy where he spent two seasons before joining the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 2000-2001 season.

In 2001-2002, Granger joined the Philadelphia 76ers and then returned to Minnesota for one more season before signing with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2003-2004. 

Granger spent four years with Los Angeles averaging 13 points per game while also shooting over 40% from three point range throughout that time period (2003–2007).

On July 15th 2007, Antonio announced his retirement from professional basketball after playing 11 seasons in the NBA (1998–2007). Antonio Granger is a 6-foot-9, 225 pound power forward who played college basketball for the University of Texas. 

He was drafted by the Rimini Basket in the 1998 Italian League draft and spent two seasons with them before joining Biella.

In 2000, he transferred to Sevilla where he won two Spanish League championships and one Spanish Cup during his three years with them. 

After leaving Sevilla, Granger joined Virtus Bologna where he played until 2002 when he moved to VTB United League side Efes Pilsen. 

In 2004 Granger signed with Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow but only stayed there for one season before returning to Europe once again and signing with Turkish side Efes Pilsen in 2005. 

They eventually won the Turkish Supercup that year as well as making it all the way to the Euroleague Final Four before losing out on penalties against Barcelona (Granger averaged 15 points per game).

The 2006–2007 campaign saw him lead Efes Pilsen to their second successive Turkish Cup title - this time beating Galatasaray – as well as winning both domestic cups in Russia.

He Russian Premier Division title and The Russian Cup which were held separately at that time due to UEFA’s sponsorship restrictions on national team competitions happening simultaneously throughout Europe.

However despite leading his team deep into both tournaments, Antonio failed to score any goals en route (he finished joint top scorer of those editions though). 

On July 1st 2007 Antonio announced his retirement from professional basketball after 13 years playing professionally across five different countries including Italy, Spain, Turkey, Russia & Croatia over four languages.

42. Duane Woodward


  • High school: Benjamin N. Cardozo, (Bayside, Queens)
  • College: Boston College (1994–1998)
  • NBA draft: 1998 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 1998–2011
  • Position: Guard
  • Coaching career: 2014–present

Woodward was a standout player at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School in Queens, New York. He played collegiately for Boston College before being drafted by the NBA without playing a single game.

Woodward spent seven seasons with various teams in the league before becoming an assistant coach with the Rhode Island Rams in 2014. Duane Woodward was a professional basketball player. He played for the Detroit Pistons and the Milwaukee Bucks in his career.

Duane Woodward is most famous for winning an NBA championship with the Chicago Bulls in 1991. 

After retiring from playing, Duane Woodward became a head coach with the Seattle SuperSonics and Memphis Grizzlies organizations before leaving that role in February of 2019 to become an assistant coach with Oklahoma City Thunder.

43. Scoonie Penn

Scoonie Penn Career

  • High school: Salem (Salem, Massachusetts)
  • College: , Boston College (1995–1997), Ohio State (1998–2000)
  • NBA draft 2000 / Round: 2 / Pick: 57th overall
  • Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
  • Playing career: 2000–2011
  • Position: Point guard
  • Coaching career: 2019–present
  • As player:, 2× Croatian League champion (2004, 2006), Greek Cup winner (2010), Consensus second-team All-American (2000), Second-team All-American – USBWA (1999), Third-team All-American – AP, NABC (1999), Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award (2000), Big Ten co-Player of the Year (1999), 2× First-team All-Big Ten (1999, 2000), Big East Rookie of the Year (1996)
  • Medals, , Representing  United States, Summer Universiade, : 1999 Palma:
  • Representing  United States
  • Summer Universiade
  • : 1999 Palma:

Scoonie Penn was an assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies before being let go in February of this year. Penn played college basketball at Boston College and Ohio State, where he was a two-time All American.

He was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in 2000 but never played in the NBA due to injuries. Penn began coaching with Efes Istanbul of Turkey last season and is now an assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies under David Fizdale.

Scoonie Penn played point guard for 10 seasons in the Italian and European leagues. After retiring as a player, Penn began coaching with teams in his home country of the USA, before moving to Italy in 2019. He has been successful with both Ascoli and Virtus Roma, leading them to promotion from Serie A twice each.

In 2018–19 he took over at Makedonikos where they finished third in their group of National Basketball League (NBL) Europe competition - qualifying for next season's EuroLeague competition.

44. Mark Schmidt


  • 1981–1985: Boston College
  • 1989–1991: Saint Michael's (assistant)
  • 1991–1993: Penn State (assistant)
  • 1993–1994: Loyola (MD) (assistant)
  • 1994–2001: Xavier (assistant)
  • 2001–2007: Robert Morris
  • 2007–present: St. Bonaventure

Schmidt is in his fourth season as head coach at St. Bonaventure, and has led the Bonnies to a 276–203 record over that time. Schmidt played college basketball at Boston College from 1981-1985, where he was named an all-American guard in 1985.

After finishing his playing career, Schmidt served as an assistant coach for Saint Michael's (1989-1991) and Penn State (1993-1994). In 1994, Schmidt took the reins of Loyola (MD), serving there until he was hired by Stony Brook in 2003. 

At Stony Brook, Schmidt posted a 64–25 mark before being promoted to head coach at Stony Brook's Division II rival Manhattan in 2007; he stayed with them through 2014 before joining the Bonnies staff this past year.

Schmidt is in his third season as the head coach of St. Bonaventure, and he's led the Bonnies to a 38-25 record so far. Schmidt has helped lead the Bonnies to two Atlantic 10 conference championships (2016, 2021). 

Schmidt was an assistant coach at Xavier from 1994 to 2001 and then Robert Morris from 2001 to 2007. Schmidt was named A-10 Coach of the Year in 2016 and 2017.

Also Played For: st bonaventure bonnies men's basketball

45. Tim O'Shea


  • 1980–1984: Boston College
  • 1984–1985: Rhode Island (assistant)
  • 1985–1986: Boston College (assistant)
  • 1986–1988: Yale (assistant)
  • 1988–1997: Rhode Island (assistant)
  • 1997–2001: Boston College (assistant)
  • 2001–2008: Ohio
  • 2008–2018: Bryant
  • 2020–present: Naval Academy Prep

Tim O'Shea is a successful assistant coach who has worked for many different schools over the years. He started his coaching career at Boston College in 1984 as an assistant and later became Rhode Island's head coach in 1997.

O' Shea was recently appointed interim head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team after Brian Kelly was fired earlier this season. 

Tim O'Shea has been a part of several winning teams during his coaching career, most notably at Yale where he helped lead the Bulldogs to two Ivy League championships in 1988 and 1990.

Tim O' Shea is currently serving as interim head coach for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team after Brian Kelly was fired earlier this season O'Shea coached at Naval Academy Prep from 2001-2008.

Winning two MAC tournaments and one NEC Coach of the Year award during his tenure. O'Shea was hired as head coach of Bryant in 2008 and led the team to a 216–305 record over nine seasons.

The 2018 season saw Bryant make its first NCAA Tournament appearance in program history and reach the Elite Eight before losing to eventual champion Duke. 

After leading Bryant to another successful campaign in 2019, including an 18-win season and their second straight NEC championship, O'Shea is set to retire after this season with a career mark of 305–216 overall.

46. Mitch Buonaguro


  • 1971–1975: Boston College
  • 1975–1977: Boston College (assistant)
  • 1977–1985: Villanova (assistant)
  • 1985–1991: Fairfield
  • 1991–1996: Texas A&M (assistant)
  • 1996–2003: Cleveland State (assistant)
  • 2003–2005: UNC Greensboro (assistant)
  • 2005–2010: Siena (assistant)
  • 2010–2013: Siena
  • 2015–2019: Fairfield (assistant)
  • 2019–present: Saint Rose (consultant)

Mitch Buonaguro is a highly respected consultant in the coaching field. He has spent most of his career working as an assistant coach at various universities, and he is currently employed by Saint Rose.

Mitch Buonaguro played college basketball for Boston College from 1971 to 1975. After playing collegiately, he began coaching with BC's assistant staff in 1977. In 1985, he became the head coach at Fairfield University where he led the team to a Division II national championship in 1990.

Buonaguro then moved on to Texas A&M where he served as an assistant coach from 1991 until 1996 before joining Saint Rose's staff full-time in 1997. At Saint Rose, he has helped lead the Patriots to four NEC titles and two NCAA Tournament appearances during his tenure there thus far. 

As one of the leading minds in collegiate basketball coaching today, Mitch Buonaguro is considered a valuable asset by many programs looking for guidance and expertise on their sidelines.

Also Played For: fairfield university basketball

47. Matt Milon


  • High school: , Oviedo (Oviedo, Florida)
  • College: , Boston College (2015–2016), William & Mary (2017–2019), UCF (2019–2020)
  • NBA draft: 2020 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2020–present
  • 2020–2021: Starwings Basel
  • 2021–present: CS Phoenix Galați

Matt Milon is a professional shooting guard who currently plays for CS Phoenix Galați in the Liga Națională. Matt was born on May 26, 1996 in Gainesville, Florida and attended high school at IMG Academy.

As a freshman at IMG, Milon helped lead his team to the National Championship game where they narrowly loss to Oak Hill Academy 53-51. 

In his second season with IMG, he averaged 13 points per game and led all scorers in the NCAA Tournament with 21 points against North Carolina Central University before falling to Kentucky Wildcats 78-72 in the Elite Eight.

After two seasons of college basketball, Matt decided it was time for him to take his talents outside of America and signed with Liga Naȣională side CS Phoenix Galați ahead of the 2018–19 season. 

Despite being relatively new to European basketball, Matt has already made an impact by averaging 10 points per game while playing under pressure due to Galați’s relegation fight midway through their inaugural campaign in Liga Naţională play.

Ultimately finishing 7th out of 8 teams overall despite having one of Europe’s youngest squads throughout most of their games together (average age 23 years old).

Outside of basketball, Matt is majoring in business management at Arizona State University after originally committing there following graduation from high school but later changed course.

After spending time living and playing ball overseas during his collegiate career as he realized how much fun he could have while also learning more about himself along.

Something that truly resonated with him once he returned stateside and started working towards completing his degree online via ASU's eCampus programs: "It wasn't until I got back here [to Arizona] did I start seeing what my passion really was.

I think if you're going into any type or field whether it be business or sports you should explore everything possible."

Final Words

. . Boston College Basketball is one of the most storied programs in college basketball. For more than a century, BC has produced some of the game’s greatest players.

Some of the best players to ever play for Boston College include Rick Majerus, Pete Maravich, Reggie Lewis, Antoine Walker and Jay Williams. These are just a few of the greats that have represented BC over the years and left their mark on the ACC and NCAA tournaments.

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Morgan Wolf

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