Steffon Mitchell took just four shots but impacted the game in a plethora of ways, while Julian Rishwain and CJ Felder stepped up for a combined 21 points off the bench.
Four-star, Top-100 recruit DeMarr Langford announced his commitment to the Eagles Saturday. His brother, Makai Ashton-Langford, also transferred to BC in July. Langford is the second Top-100 recruit the Eagles have secured in 12 years.
The Eagles enter the ACC Tournament on a two-game losing streak, having lost blowouts to UNC and N.C. State. Meanwhile, the Panthers claimed a key win over Notre Dame to end the regular season.
Ky Bowman led the Eagles with 23 points and nine rebounds, while Nik Popovic chipped in with 20 points, but it wasn’t nearly enough as BC lost to UNC 79-66 Tuesday night.
BC’s late-season push came to a screeching halt on Sunday as the Eagles fell to a Yellow Jackets team that had lost nine of its last 10 games.
Marcquise Reed was unstoppable at the tail end of both halves, recording a season-high 31 points, nine rebounds, and four assists, and the Eagles could only keep pace for so long, once again letting a second-period lead slip on the road.
Nik Popovic scored all of his team-high 18 points in the second half, while Ky Bowman chipped in with 16 points of his own, but the Eagles fell 89-80 to the Wolfpack in overtime.
Despite leading his team to a 19-win season last year, head coach Jim Christian has not found the same success this year as the Eagles have instead taken a massive step backwards.