In the face of numerous injuries, BC’s supporting cast behind Ky Bowman stepped up to grind out a gritty victory over Pitt.
Despite leading his team to a 19-win season last year, head coach Jim Christian has not found the same success this year as the Eagles have instead taken a massive step backwards.
In the latest edition of our ACC power rankings, the top five remains unchanged ahead of a Duke-Virginia weekend showdown that could decide who wins the regular season title.
Starting his first game of the season, reserve guard Nikola Djogo racked up a career-high 21 points, guiding the Irish to their best offensive performance of ACC play and another win over rival BC.
Tyus Battle dropped 31 points, 21 in the second half, and the Orange used an early 14-0 run to take a lead that it would never relinquish against the Eagles on Wednesday night.
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.
The Eagles shot 13-of-21 from 3-point land, and scored 51 points in the second half to hold off a Seminoles rally and record their first ACC win.
Jordan Chatman was the lone bright spot for the Eagles, returning to form by leading BC with 21 points and connecting on 6-of-10 attempts from behind the arc in the Eagles’ loss to Louisville.
Wynston Tabbs found himself on the wrong end of two controversial calls in the final minute of regulation as BC suffered a tough defeat to its rivals.
After mostly keeping pace in the first half against No. 4 Virginia, the Eagles struggled mightily on defense in the second half and bowed out in a 27-point defeat.