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.
BC suffered one of its worst losses of the season on the biggest stage it has seen all year, but it doesn’t strip the team of the fact that it found a way to greatly exceed expectations.
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.
Florida State guards Braian Angola and Trent Forrest combined for 33 points in the second half, putting an end to the Eagles’ 22-plus minute lead and, eventually, capping off a comeback to even the season series.
BC turned the ball over 17 times and offered very little resistance on the defensive end of the court, allowing the Orange to shoot a season-high 60.4 percent from the field on Wednesday night.
Eight Eagles scored at least five points in their blowout win over Central Connecticut State on Sunday afternoon.
The Eagles will host neighboring Harvard on Wednesday night. The game marks BC’s second-straight Ivy League matchup.
With seven 3-pointers from freshman guards Matt Milon and Ervins Meznieks in a 69-56 win over Harvard, BC men’s basketball is off to its best start in seven years.
Jerome Robinson and the freshmen picked up the slack in the first half for the Eagles, before Eli Carter put the game away in the second in BC’s second-consecutive blowout victory.
Staff writer Chris Noyes analyzes the numbers and breaks down the film to get a look at what to expect from Boston College basketball in 2015-16.