We’re still months away from tipoff for Boston College men’s basketball, but even so, there’s lots to look forward to for the 2020-21 season.
The likes of Derryck Thornton, Steffon Mitchell, and Jared Hamilton will aim to provide BC leadership alongside a group of freshmen brimming with potential.
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.
BC tips off the 2019-20 season against Wake Forest in November, hosts the defending champions Virginia and Northwestern in the ACC/B1G Challenge, and also play in the inaugural Al Attles Classic at Chase Center in San Francisco, Calif.
BC and head coach Jim Christian took a blow on Wednesday, as it announced that talented point guard Wynston Tabbs would undergo knee surgery and miss the 2019-20 season.
Ky Bowman reportedly could have been drafted in the second round on Thursday night, but didn’t want to commit to a two-way contract.
Derryck Thornton was a five-star ESPN 100 recruit who originally played at Duke before transferring to USC after his freshman season.
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.