Thanks to a pair of Jared Hamilton free throws with 17.2 seconds remaining, the Eagles defeated UNC for the first time since February 2010.
The likes of Derryck Thornton, Steffon Mitchell, and Jared Hamilton will aim to provide BC leadership alongside a group of freshmen brimming with potential.
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.
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’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.
Ky Bowman had 25 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists as BC knocked off a struggling Louisville side at Conte Forum on Wednesday night.
Weekly Roundup: Mixed Weekends for Baseball and Softball, Women’s Basketball Continues to Struggle Defensively
In the latest edition of our weekly roundup, we take a look at the past week in BC athletics, which includes up-and-down weekends for baseball and softball, as well as the continued defensive issues of women’s basketball.
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.