Jessica Dreswick and Allyson Frei have pitched all but one inning this season and are on pace to break a handful of program records by the end of their careers—the duo’s dependability and achievements slingshot the upperclassmen ahead of every other Eagles pairing that came before them.
BC held on to upend N.C. State, avenging its February loss, in effect, recording back-to-back wins in the ACC Tournament for the first time since the 2005-06 season—the year the Eagles joined the conference.
Just over 24 hours after beating Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament opener, BC will take the court for its second round matchup against fifth-seeded North Carolina State.
It took the Wolfpack more than six minutes to get on the board, but N.C. State needed all of 60 seconds to get back on its feet and roll past a sloppy Eagles group that struggled with its shot and defending the perimeter all night.
BC and N.C. State—two teams trending in opposite directions—will face off on Sunday afternoon in Raleigh, N.C. The Eagles have lost seven in a row, and the Wolfpack is on the verge of its longest win streak since the 2000-01 season.
BC dropped three spots after struggling on the road against Louisville and Syracuse, while the Orange and Virginia Tech both made steady gains.
Duke basketball was the preseason No. 1, but Virginia has controlled the ACC so far, behind stifling defense and methodical offense.