Kelly Hughes scored 16 points in BC’s final audition before the ACC Tournament.
Goaltender Thatcher Demko tied Cory Schneider with his eighth shutout in a single season, a program record, in a 4-0 domination of the Fighting Irish.
Jim Christian’s switch to a smaller lineup worked in the first half, but a return to his big men in the second plagued the Eagles in a loss to the Fighting Irish.
Still searching for their first ACC win, the Eagles go on the road to play the Fighting Irish in a better matchup than two weeks ago.
The freshman center was the only player to break double digits, but it wasn’t enough to beat Muffet McGraw’s Fighting Irish.
The Eagles kick off their second half on Friday, looking to make a final push toward the NCAA Tournament.
The Eagles couldn’t come out on top against the Fighting Irish, but center Dennis Clifford gave another example of finally coming into his own.