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.
The likes of Derryck Thornton, Steffon Mitchell, and Jared Hamilton will aim to provide BC leadership alongside a group of freshmen brimming with potential.