Jerome Robinson endured two-straight years of losing, suffered a handful of minor injuries, and even contracted the norovirus, but stuck by Jim Christian and helped rescue the program.
Virginia, North Carolina, and Duke comprise the top three slots, but from there its tough to make sense of the most competitive conference in college basketball.
BC had topped three No. 1 teams before Saturday, but never at home. By defeating Duke, it showed students, fans, and the world of college basketball that it can, not only hang with, but also beat any team in the nation.
Jerome Robinson reached 1,000 points for his career in the win, but several consistent shortcomings that popped up against Hartford may haunt the Eagles come ACC play.
Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski recently made headlines for taking tough measures against his slumping team, but until he takes serious action against Grayson Allen his actions look hypocritical.
Six Blue Devils reached double figures in scoring as the Eagles lost their second conference game of the season, 93-82.
Behind Eli Carter’s 19 points, Jim Christian’s crew performed better than expected, yet it wasn’t enough for the dangerous Blue Devils.