Despite strong ball control, a standout performance from Nik Popovic, and a second-half surge from the Eagles, BC lost yet another overtime contest.
The Eagles are on a six-game losing streak, and have allowed 90 or more points in all but one of those defeats—the latest a tough setback on the road in North Carolina.
Emma Guy led all scorers with 19 points, but the Eagles simply couldn’t keep up with Clemson’s hot shooting. The Tigers shot 59 percent from the floor and blew out BC 91-58.
Makayla Dickens led the Eagles with 24 points, but BC again struggled to execute down the stretch, falling to Virginia on the road in overtime Thursday night.
As Taylor Ortlepp dropped to the ground, grimacing and holding her ankle, three of her Boston College women’s basketball teammates helped carry her off the floor to a gracious ovation from the Conte Forum crowd. With just under two minutes left in the game, Ortlepp was forced to watch with an ice pack around her…
BC put up a valiant effort, but a four-point fourth quarter lead evaporated and the Eagles dropped their third-straight ACC game.
The Eagles shot 13-of-21 from 3-point land, and scored 51 points in the second half to hold off a Seminoles rally and record their first ACC win.
Saturday afternoon’s win over DePaul featured a late takeover from Wynston Tabbs, strong post play from Nik Popovic, and an uncharacteristic day from Ky Bowman among other things.
Megan Keller scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Eagles past a resilient Merrimack team, snapping a brief two-game losing streak.
Daryl Watts brought the Eagles within one score early in the third period with her 11th goal of the season, but BC wasn’t able to complete a late comeback and dropped its second straight to the Terriers.