The Eagles trailed by nine after one quarter, fought their way back into it, but were ultimately handed a fourth ACC tournament opening-round loss in five years by North Carolina.
Looking to advance to the second round of the ACC tournament for the second time in three years, the Eagles face a North Carolina team that they beat by 13 earlier in the year.
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.
The Eagles were outscored in the paint, 64-14, and saw a nine-point halftime deficit stretch to 34 as they were overmatched by No. 5 Notre Dame on Saturday afternoon.
Georgia Pineau dropped 23 points along with seven rebounds, and BC turned the ball over just three times in the second half en route to its first victory in over a month.
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.