SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — When Boston College needed to hit a big shot down the stretch Saturday at Notre Dame, it turned to freshman guard Jay Heath and he delivered big time.
Boston College (4-3) vs. Richmond (5-1)
Robins Center, Richmond, Virginia; Saturday, 2:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Derryck Thornton and Boston College...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College is hoping its early-season defensive success is building a model for what it wants to play like the whole season.
No. 14 seed Pittsburgh (13-18, 3-15) vs. No. 11 seed Boston College (14-16, 5-13)
Atlantic Coast Conference Tourney First Round, Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina; Tuesday, 6 p.m....
WINSTON SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest didn't give Ky Bowman many opportunities, double-teaming the Boston College star on the perimeter throughout much of Saturday's ACC matchup.
But Bowman supplied a knockout blow, anyway. The 6-foot-1 guard connected on a desperation 3-pointer over two defenders with 16 seconds to play to lift BC to a 65-61 victory.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Jake Allsmiller scored 19 points and dished five assists as Georgia Southern snapped a two-game skid, beating Tennessee Wesleyan of the NAIA 97-61 on Saturday night.
Allsmiller was 6 of 11 from 3-point range for the Eagles (6-2). Tookie Brown had 15 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season. Jared Hamilton added another 15 points, David-Lee Jones Jr. had 12 and Quan Jackson 10.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Ike Smith had 20 points to lead seven Georgia Southern players in double figures as the Eagles soared past Division II Bluefield State 120-52 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
Jake Allsmiller had 17 points, Shawn O'Connell 14 with 11 rebounds and Quan Jackson added a career-best 13 points for Georgia Southern (3-0). Tookie Brown had 12 points and Jared Hamilton chipped in 11 points as 11 Eagles put points on the board.