Georgia Pineau was battling pneumonia, but still chipped in 13 points and seven rebounds to help BC end a brief losing streak and beat visiting Rhode Island.
Dickens switched her commitment to follow her coach and shined as a freshman, averaging 11.8 points per game and earning All-ACC Freshman Team honors in the process.
Emma Guy once again led the Eagles with 18 points, but the Cavaliers got 29 points from Jocelyn Willoughby and used a big third-quarter run to beat BC 77-61 in the first round of the ACC tournament Wednesday.
Emma Guy led the Eagles with 17 points, but Syracuse’s Tiana Mangakahia responded with a game-high 27, 20 of which came in the second half, and the Orange beat BC 76-59 Saturday afternoon.
The Irish used a 23-0 run in the third quarter to erase any doubt, building a lead as big as 56 points in a convincing rout of BC.
Emma Guy scored a career-high 30 points for the Eagles, but Syracuse raced out to a 26-15 first quarter lead, and never looked back, blowing out BC 96-69.
In the third edition of our weekly roundup, lacrosse blows out BU to start the season, while men’s and women’s basketball both suffer winless weeks and softball leaves the Texas Classic with an 0-4 record.
Makayla Dickens led the Eagles with 24 points, but BC again struggled to execute down the stretch, falling to Virginia on the road in overtime Thursday night.