The Extra Point: How Boston College Men’s Basketball Roster is Shaping Up For 2024-25 Season

With the addition of assistant coach Steve Smith, here’s how the Eagles roster is looking in June.
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On Monday, the Boston College men’s basketball program added an additional staffer for the upcoming 2024-25 season in Florida State assistant coach Steve Smith. 

Smith, who is a veteran coach in the conference, used to work alongside current Eagles head coach Earl Grant as assistant coaches at Clemson. 

During his Seminoles tenure, Smith helped Florida State to an 87-65 overall record including going .500 in ACC play in all but one season, won the 2019-20 ACC regular-season championship, and appeared in two NCAA Tournaments. 

With the addition of Smith, here is how the roster for the men’s basketball program is currently looking: 

Head Coach: Earl Grant

Assistant Coaches: Steve Smith, Corey McCrae, and Jim Molinari

Strength and Conditioning Coach: Marc Proto


00 | Chas Kelley III | Junior | Guard

1 | Dion Brown | Junior | Guard 

3 | Roger McFarlane | Graduate Student | Guard

4 | Jack Di Donna | Sophomore | Guard

5 | Fred Payne | Sophomore | Guard 

7 | Josh Beadle | Graduate Student | Guard

8 | Kany Tchanda | Freshman | Forward 

10 | Luka Toews | Freshman | Guard

11 | Nick Petronio | Freshman | Guard

13 | Donald Hand Jr. | Sophomore | Guard

20 | Ethan Soares | Sophomore  | Guard

22 | Jayden Hastings | Redshirt Freshman | Forward

31 | Elijah Strong | Sophomore | Forward

32 |Chad Venning | Graduate Student | Forward/Center

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Kim Rankin: Kim Rankin is a 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama. She has covered multiple sports including football, men’s basketball, baseball, softball, and gymnastics. She previously worked at Tide 100.9 in Tuscaloosa and is a Boston sports enthusiast. Connect with Kim on X/Twitter: @kmrankin1

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