Mitchell was a defensive stalwart and elite rebounder for the Eagles, averaging 6.8 points and 8.1 rebounds per game across his career.
The Eagles showed a knack for getting back into the game over and over but their comeback ability ran out in the second half and they fell 61-49.
Boston College men’s basketball lost to Minnesota in overtime despite having a 15-point lead in the second half.
Boston College men’s basketball fought back from a 20-point deficit within a single basket, but mistakes haunted the Eagles late in the game.
Boston College men’s basketball took down Rhode Island 69-64 in the consolation game of the 2K Empire Classic on Thursday night.
The Eagles new faces showed promise but a lack of discipline down the stretch crushed BC’s hopes of an upset.
BC coach and players discussed strength of schedule, impacts of COVID-19, and key differences between this year’s team and those of years past in 2020 media day.