After playing just 12 games and averaging less than seven minutes as a sophomore, Eagles’ forward Vin Baker Jr. entered the transfer portal and won’t return to the program.
The Eagles started out well against the Wolfpack, but for the rest of the contest, they were completely dominated en route to a blowout loss.
Bowman finished the game with 38 points on 14-of-22 shooting, and Johncarlos Reyes chipped in with 15 points as the Eagles outscored the Cowboys 17-10 in the final four minutes and pulled out an 88-76 win.
The Eagles junior guard announced Wednesday that he was withdrawing from the NBA Draft to return for his third season on the Heights, fresh off a 2017-18 campaign where he averaged nearly 18 points, seven rebounds, and five assists per game.
The Eagles couldn’t hold on despite lights-out three point shooting in the first half, as the Seminoles took advantage of BC’s poor ball handling and discipline towards the game’s end.
Behind Jerome Robinson’s 25 second-half points, BC pulled away from Pittsburgh in the second half to snap its 23-game ACC road losing streak and pick up its first win over the Panthers in 17 years.
The Eagles went on a 20-6 run late to make it close, but turnovers and poor bench play cost them as they fell to Louisville, dropping to just 1-5 on the road.
Ky Bowman jumpstarted a 23-4 run to kick off the second half, and BC pulled away from the Big Green, picking up its 10th non-conference win of the season—the team’s most in seven years.
The Eagles didn’t let the win over Duke get to their heads on Tuesday night, as they picked up right where they left off beyond the arc, handing Columbia a 15-point loss.