1. Varsity Club Hall of Fame
Take some time before the game to check out the Varsity Club Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame has a plaque for each member and you’ll find plenty of honorees from the NBA, NFL, and NHL here.
2. Trophy Case
The trophy case is an excellent place to see Boston College’s strong athletics history. The case is home to a variety of trophies and memorabilia making it a must see for anyone visiting the Conte Forum.
3. Superfan T-Shirts
The superfan t-shirts were started by two BC students in 1998, and the tradition has only grown since. The shirts are a great way to show off your BC pride, so be sure to buy your very own superfan t-shirt to fit in with the crowd.
4. Eagles in the Pros
While at a BC basketball game, make sure to stop by the Eagles in the Pros wall. The wall shows off all of the Eagles men’s and women’s’ basketball players who played in the NBA and WNBA making it a must-see for basketball fans.
5. Baldwin the Eagle
Baldwin made his first appearance in 1966, and has been entertaining crowds at BC sporting events ever since. He gets his name from a combination of the words “bald” and “win,” and is a can’t miss of at any Boston College sporting event. Keep your eyes peeled for Baldwin as you never know what he’ll do next.
Hanging from the rafters of the Conte Forum are banners honoring all of the best players and teams in Boston College basketball and hockey history. There are plenty of basketball banners to check out, and Boston College is home to one of the best programs in college hockey, so take a minute to enjoy the banners when attending a BC game.
7. Boston College-Providence Rivalry
The Providence Friars were one of the Eagles’ biggest rivals during both teams time in the Big East, and the rivalry remains competitive today. The two teams still meet every year, and there is still a lot at stake as less than 50 miles separate the two schools. Don’t miss it when BC and Providence renew their yearly rivalry.
8. Doug Flutie Statue
The Conte Forum is located right next to Alumni Stadium, so make sure to stop by the Doug Flutie statue. Doug Flutie is arguably the biggest legend in BC football history, and as such, there is an incredible statue to commemorate his legacy. The statue can be found outside Gate D, so stop by and grab a picture as part of your Eagles game day experience.
9. Commonwealth Classic: Boston College-UMass
Boston College and UMass have a strong rivalry that dates back to 1905, but the two didn’t start playing regularly until 1995. UMass dominated the early days of the rivalry, however, in recent years BC has taken the series lead and today holds a 10-9 record all-time against the Minutemen. Make sure to be in attendance when the Eagles take on the Minutemen as you wouldn’t want to miss this matchup.
10. Bronze Osprey Statue
Overlooking Linden Lane is a bronze osprey statue. The statue was donated by diplomat Larz Anderson and is a must see for anyone visiting BC for the first time. Take some time before the game to visit the statue and take a picture.