The Eagles held Duke to a season-low 63 points and had a four-point lead with under eight minutes to play, but converted just one of their final eight field goal attempts.
Eagles Defense Nonexistent in Blowout Loss to Belmont
The Eagles allowed Belmont to make 15 3-pointers and reach the century mark in points, as the Bruins beat BC men’s basketball, 100-85, and handed the Eagles their first loss of the season.
Notebook: Mitchell Stuffs Stat Sheet, Youth Impress vs. USF
Steffon Mitchell took just four shots but impacted the game in a plethora of ways, while Julian Rishwain and CJ Felder stepped up for a combined 21 points off the bench.
Eagles Overcome Slow Start to Down South Florida
Derryck Thornton led the way with 22 points, Nik Popovic added 15, and the Eagles overcame 28 turnovers to beat South Florida, 74-60, and move to 2-0.
2019-20 Men’s Basketball Preview
After losing Ky Bowman to the NBA, the Eagles start the 2019-20 season with Derryck Thornton at the point guard spot, a reliable post scorer in Nik Popovic, and an exciting freshman class.
Men’s Basketball Releases Complete 2019-20 Schedule
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.
Reyes Transfers to Nevada for Final Year of Eligibility
Graduate transfer Johncarlos Reyes, the Eagles’ last remaining player from its 2015-16 team, has committed to the Wolf Pack, leaving BC with just two true centers.
USC Grad Transfer Derryck Thornton Joins BC for 2019-20 Season
Derryck Thornton was a five-star ESPN 100 recruit who originally played at Duke before transferring to USC after his freshman season.
Nik Popovic Declares for 2019 NBA Draft
The NBA released a full list of early entrants for the 2019 draft Tuesday, and Eagles forward Nik Popovic was among the names listed. The junior averaged 14.5 points and 7.2 rebounds per game in 2018-19.
Weekly Roundup: Men’s Hockey Stays Alive, Lacrosse Moves to 9-0
In the latest edition of our weekly roundup, we take a look at men’s hockey winning its Hockey East Tournament quarterfinal against Providence, lacrosse blowing out Georgetown to move to 9-0, and more.