Thirteen minutes into the first half, Teddy Hawkins went down with a non-contact knee injury, and while BC held its own for much of the night, it didn’t have enough firepower to make a move late in the game.
Both Ky Bowman and Jerome Robinson set new season highs, in terms of scoring, on Wednesday, but the Eagles’ turnovers and minimal bench production, among other first-half blunders, did not go unnoticed.
In his first career game on the Heights, Teddy Hawkins recorded 13 points and 15 rebounds. His double-double headlined the frontcourt’s performance—one that jumpstarted the Eagles’ blowout victory.
Thanks to the backcourt duo of Ky Bowman and Jerome Robinson, BC hung with the best in the nation last season. This year is about finishing.
With Dennis Clifford, Eli Carter, and Jerome Robinson all out with illnesses, BC men’s basketball couldn’t find its stroke in an upset by River Hawks.