BC is on a four-game winning streak and has already set the program’s single-season record for ACC wins, but the question is whether it’s too late for a tournament push.
The Eagles held Duke to a season-low 63 points and had a four-point lead with under eight minutes to play, but converted just one of their final eight field goal attempts.
Margo Carlin scored twice, including the game winner with four minutes left in the fourth quarter, and the Eagles won their fifth straight as they knocked off the 15th-ranked Orange.
After one week of ACC action, one thing is clear: No. 1 Clemson is heads and shoulders above the rest of the conference, while the likes of Syracuse, Virginia, and North Carolina follow.
Derryck Thornton was a five-star ESPN 100 recruit who originally played at Duke before transferring to USC after his freshman season.
Dickens switched her commitment to follow her coach and shined as a freshman, averaging 11.8 points per game and earning All-ACC Freshman Team honors in the process.
The last two seasons, Duke has handed the Eagles convincing 7-0 defeats. On Sunday afternoon that trend continued, with the Blue Devils rolling to a 6-1 win to drop BC to 0-11 in conference play.
Duke erased a 23-point deficit to beat Louisville on the road, so to no surprise, the Blue Devils are once again the cream of the crop in our ACC Power Rankings.
Ky Bowman struggled, the Eagles couldn’t box Zion Williamson out, and BC watched a first-half lead quickly delve into a 25-point loss.
The Eagles held a slim two-point lead at the halftime break, but the No. 2 Blue Devils exerted their will in the second half, eventually winning by 25.