BC has a pair of back-to-back road games against stiff opponents, plays two of the worst Power Five teams at home, and opens the season on Saturday against ACC foe Virginia Tech.
Along with Boston University and Northeastern, Boston College received fake test scores, according to U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling, but none of these schools were identified in the charges as having admitted students based on the scheme.
After a rocky start to conference play, Jordan Chatman has responded by going on an unbelievable tear, connecting on 16 3-pointers in his three games in impressive fashion.
Ky Bowman played hero at the end of the game for the Eagles, hitting an off-balance 3-pointer with 15.8 seconds to play as BC managed to beat Wake Forest on the road Saturday.
Bowman was the hero with his wild game-winning shot, while Nik Popovic led the Eagles with 21 points. Jaylen Hoard led all scorers with 22 points in a losing effort for the Demon Deacons.
Taylor Ortlepp led the Eagles with 19 points, including nine in the fourth quarter alone, as BC needed every one of its 19 offensive rebounds to escape with a nail-biting 65-64 road win over Wake Forest.
For the second-straight year, Duke lost its first game of the season following a 4-0 start, and other early-season favorites like Boston College looked more vulnerable than expected.