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BOSTON -- Boston College guard Jerome Robinson says he improved a bit on all parts of his game during the offseason. Cheap China Jerseys .Its showed by his start so far.Robinson matched his season-high with 27 points to help the Eagles halt a two-game losing skid with an 88-70 non-conference victory over Dartmouth on Saturday.I felt like I got a little better at everything, the 6-foot-5 sophomore guard said. I always feel comfortable.Robinson was 10 of 16 from the floor, including 4 of 7 on 3-point attempts.Im not surprised by it, BC coach Jim Christian said. Hes a very smart basketball player. He understands different things that happen during the course of a game -- when teams try to take things away from him. He adjusts.Freshman point guard Ty Graves added 13 points for the Eagles (4-3) and Jordan Chatman had a season-high 12. BC shot 55.7 percent, connecting on 11 of 21 on 3-point attempts.Evan Boudreaux led Dartmouth (0-6) with 23 points before he was ejected with what the officials determined was a Flagrant 2 foul for whacking BCs Connar Tava in the face while he was shooting with 9:21 left.We know they really execute their stuff, Dartmouth coach David McLaughlin said of BCs defense. We needed to be in certain spots and ended up worrying more about where they were.Robinson sandwiched a pair of 3-pointers around an alley-oop basket when he scored all eight of BCs points to push the Eagles lead to 52-41 early in the second half.The Eagles broke it open with a 13-0 run -- with Boudreauxs foul in the middle of it -- to make it 78-56 with just under eight minutes to play.BC led 40-33 at halftime.BIG PICTUREDartmouth: The Big Green are off to their worst start since opening 2006-07 with six losses. With the level of play in the Ivy League more consistent to their talent level, they shouldnt look at the non-conference portion of their schedule as an indication of their season.Boston College: The Eagles bounced back from losses to Kansas State and Richmond at the Barclays Center Classic. They should be able to post a few more wins before it gets a lot tougher in Atlantic Coast Conference play in January.SETTING AN EXAMPLERobinson entered the game third in the ACC in scoring, averaging 19.0 per game.He went over 20 points for the fourth time in five games, looking, at times, like he could get the basket anytime he wanted. He was also able to use a quick dribble and first step to elude defenders and spot up for a handful of mid-range jumpers.Our team moved the ball so well a lot times, Christian said. Hes such a good player that a lot of times hes on the good end if it.CONTROLBC won for the 21st time in 29 meetings between the schools, with the first coming in 1905.SHARE ITBC had 23 assists on 34 baskets.UP NEXTDartmouth: At Vermont on Wednesday in the first of three consecutive games against America East opponents.Boston College: Host another Ivy team on Wednesday when Harvard comes in for the second of three straight home games. Wholesale NFL Jerseys . -- Matt Ryan needed one of the best games of his career to lead the Falcons and their depleted offence out of their three-game losing streak last week. Cheap Jerseys From China . Ryan Garbutt had a goal and two assists as Dallas snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. . With Parker having a quiet game for once, Nicolas Batum and Boris Diaw provided the scoring as France won its first major basketball title by beating Lithuania 80-66 on Sunday. It was a victory that ended a decade of frustration for Parker and a talented French generation, which lost the final against Spain two years ago and took bronze in 2005. Thursday, we looked at the best pitches in baseball by the numbers. It didnt take numbers to know that facing Zack Brittons sinker or Noah Syndergaards slider is an unpleasant experience, but it was fun to rank the pitches anyway.Today, its time to flip the switch. The sample would be too small to say what a specific hitter would do against a specific pitchers pitch. But we can say which hitters are the best against different pitch types. Which hitter shellacks sliders? Whos the guy who wrecks curveballs?We have pitch-type values on FanGraphs that measure the value of events that happen on each pitch. So you can sort our leaderboards and find out that nobody hhandles a specific pitch as well as Khris Davis handles a curveball. Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys. But I thought it would be fun to open fastballs up and include more subsets in the data. How about fastballs in? Away? Up or down? So I ran the data on those fastballs in those quadrants, and then added the curves, changeups, and sliders back in. I used OPS to judge the hitters execution against those pitches, and used 200 pitches as a minimum for fastballs, and 100 for off-speed pitches.With that done, here are your OPS leaders against specific pitches. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '