Boston College (7-10, 2-1) was able to get it's second conference win in an ACC victory over Virginia Tech 61-59. The Eagles led most of the way, led by Dennis Clifford with 15 points. Boston College was winning by 11 with just under three minutes to play before the Hokies made a charge, albeit too late.
The Eagles got a very important home win over the weekend and will now look to carry that momentum into their upcoming tilt with North Carolina St.
Harvard (15-2,1-0) continued it's path to the NCAA Tournament with a 69-48 hammering of George Washington at home. The Crimson shot 64.9 percent from the field while the Colonials shot a pedestrian 30 percent. Harvard was paced by Laurent Rivard and Stevee Moundou-Missi who each contributed 16 points. The 25th ranked team out of the Ivy League is turning some heads and deservedly so.
UConn (14-3, 4-2) also took care of business on Saturday beating Big East foe Notre Dame 67-53. The Huskies broke out of their two game funk to deliver an impressive road win at South Bend. The Irish (11-7, 3-2) finally saw their 29-game home winning streak come to an abrupt end.
Four players scored in double digits for Connecticut including Andre Drummond who had a double-double of 13 rebounds and 10 points.
UMass (14-4, 3-1) won in fine fashion over Atlantic 10 rival St. Joseph's 71-62. Chaz Williams took the Minutemen to victory with a stellar performance. Williams scored 22 points, including 10 of 10 from the free throw line to go with seven assists and six rebounds.
Other scores from around the area:
Boston University 61, Stony Brook 55
Darryl Partin was the difference with an 18 point performance.
Northeastern 64, William and Mary 50
Quincy Ford was the star of the show. The freshman snatched his first double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds. Northeastern is now 8-8, 4-2 in conference.
American 67, Holy Cross 54
The Crusaders fell behind early only to come on strong in the middle portion of the game. Unfortunately, Holy Cross went ice cold from the field, not hitting a field goal in the final 9:20 of the game.