Jim Christian hired to coach BC

Updated: April 3, 2014, 8:45 PM ET
By Jack McCluskey | Special to ESPNBoston.com

Boston College has hired former Ohio University coach Jim Christian to lead its men's basketball program, and the new coach says he can't wait to get his hands dirty with the work ahead.

"First of all, obviously I'm tremendously excited and humbled to take over a program with the history and tradition of Boston College," Christian said in a conference call Thursday. "If you look at the great coaches and the success that [the Eagles have] had over the years, this is a situation where you ...

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