After getting swept by Duke by a combined three runs last weekend, the Eagles will return home, albeit at a relocated site, to play Virginia in their second ACC series of the year.
The ACC is frequently labeled as the toughest league in all of college basketball by fans, players, and coaches alike, but, once again, the conference has been exposed when it matters most: March.
Goalie Joseph Woll was able to hold off a Terrier onslaught in the first period, but even as the Eagles’ own offense got rolling, Boston University was able to capitalize on fortunate scoring opportunities.
Each year, associate sports editor Bradley Smart has high hopes for his bracket, but each year he’s let down as Murphy’s Law is in full effect—and there’s plenty of pitfalls in this years tourney.
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.