BC entered the break with a two-point lead, but nothing else went right for head coach Erik Johnson’s team after that, as FSU outscored the Eagles, 42-12, in the second period, turning a once-competitive game into a blowout.
Following a three-game homestand, the Eagles will travel to Tallahassee on Thursday night to take on No. 9 Florida State, their third top-10 opponent in as many games.
Even though Georgia Pineau racked up 11 points in the first 10 minutes of play, and the Eagles stormed out to a 23-12 lead, their offensive firepower was unsustainable, allowing Louisville to run away with a 35-point win.
Dropping their ninth game in a row, the Eagles once again failed to eclipse the 60-point mark and committed a season-high 35 turnovers, including 20-plus in the first half alone, against the Yellow Jackets.
The Eagles enter Atlanta, Ga. on a month-long losing streak, looking to beat Georgia Tech on the road for the first time in nine years and avenge last season’s first-round, ACC Tournament loss.
BC will host Wake Forest, a fellow ACC bottom feeder, on Thursday night, in search of its first win over the Demon Deacons in four years and second conference victory all season.
BC trailed by just three after one quarter, but turnovers and poor 3-point shooting resulted in an 18-point blowout loss to Syracuse at home on Sunday.