The Eagles and Tar Heels exchanged blows during Friday evening’s Final Four matchup, producing an all-time classic and an equally memorable highlight reel.
Despite trailing 7-1 late in the first half, the Eagles rallied to send the game into overtime before Sam Apuzzo scored a dramatic sudden death winner to send BC to its third straight national championship. Here are 10 observations from the thrilling semifinal win.
BC avenged its ACC Championship loss to UNC—its only defeat of the season—by upending the Tar Heels to book a trip to its third straight National Championship.
The Eagles avenged their 2018 ACC Championship defeat, traveling to Chapel Hill Saturday and beating the No. 3 Tar Heels, 14-8, behind five goals from Sam Apuzzo.
Sam Apuzzo scored five goals and BC avenged last year’s loss in the conference title game via a stifling defensive effort, limiting the nation’s No. 7 offense to just eight goals.
North Carolina bounced back from an early deficit with a 9-2 run—a stretch that ultimately propelled the Tar Heels to their third-consecutive ACC Tournament title, snapping BC’s season-long, 19-game win streak.