A woeful season from men’s basketball is one strike against Jim Christian, but fans should keep the long-term in mind.
Dennis Clifford’s passing and Garland Owens’ highlight reel dunk were just about the only two bright spots for the Eagles against Virginia Tech, who ran all over BC in a 71-56 win.
Despite clear looks, especially from 3-point range, the Eagles still struggled, big time. And their attitude after the game showed it.
After Sunday’s dreadful loss to Wake Forest, the Eagles are back at it again tonight at 9pm at Conte Forum against Virginia Tech.
With a mere 14 points, Jim Christian’s crew put up the worst first half by any team in the conference this season, ultimately losing to Wake Forest, 74-48, to remain winless in the ACC.
With star player Devin Thomas out, the Eagles have their best opportunity for an ACC win yet, tonight against the Demon Deacons.
Dennis Clifford put up another strong performance, but all of his positives were negated by Eli Carter’s terrible game in a 65-54 loss to Clemson.
The Eagles will continue their quest for a first ACC win against Jim Boeheim and the 2-3 zone on Sunday afternoon.
With the Tar Heels running a short bench lacking several key players and head coach Roy Williams, Justin Jackson took over Tuesday’s game against BC.
The Eagles couldn’t hold onto a six-point halftime lead, falling to No. 9 UNC in dramatic fashion, 68-65, at a packed Conte Forum.