Jim Christian has been named the head coach at Boston College, sources confirmed to CBSSports.com.

ESPN.com and the Athens Messenger first reported the news.

Christian has been at Ohio for the last two seasons, going 49-22 after taking over for John Groce. He spent the previous four seasons at TCU, after going to two NCAA Tournaments in six seasons at Kent State.

Christian had been an assistant at Western Kentucky, St. Francis (Pa.), Miami (Ohio), Pittsburgh and Kent State.

He played at Boston University and is a native of Long Island.