The Eagles made a tremendous leap forward in their first season under head coach Joanna Bernabei-McNamee, but there is still work to be done, as evidenced by the season-ending nine-game losing streak
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.
Despite progress under first-year head coach Joanna Bernabei-McNamee, BC women’s basketball’s recent defensive struggles show just how much work the Eagles still have to do in order to complete the rebuild.
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.
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.
The Eagles sent the Hurricanes to the line a remarkable 49 times and it proved too much to overcome in a sobering road defeat.
Emma Guy, Taylor Soule, and Makayla Dickens all scored in double figures for the Eagles, who escaped with a narrow road victory over Pittsburgh Sunday night.
Kiara Leslie had a career-high 31 points and the Wolfpack shot a season-high 58.6 percent from the field en route to a 16-point win at Conte Forum on Sunday afternoon.
In Joanna Bernabei-McNamee’s first 13 games as head coach, BC has taken tremendous steps forward from last year in pretty much every facet of the game.
Emma Guy led all scorers with 23, five other BC players registered double-digit points, and the Eagles rolled to their 11th win in 13 non-conference games.