Boston College Vs. Miami Score Update: Eagles Trailing, 31-23, After 3rd

CHESTNUT HILL - Miami didn't have any trouble solving the Boston College defense in the third quarter, putting 10 points on the board as the Hurricanes took a 31-23 lead over the Eagles heading into the final period of the season opener inside Alumni Stadium.

The Eagles took the lead with a 30-yard field goal with 9:52 to go, but the 'Canes answered with a 22-yard field goal of their own from Jake Wieclaw with 5:06 left, putting Miami back in the driver's seat, 24-23. Duke Johnson would then break free for a 56-yard touchdown rush -- his second rushing score of 50 or more yards of the game -- to give the Hurricanes their 31-23 advantage entering the fourth.

Through three quarters, Chase Rettig had 266 passing yards to go with a touchdown and one interception for BC. Miami quarterback Stephen Morris had thrown for 166 yards and a pick and Johnson had racked up 125 rushing yards and two scores. Alex Amidon has 135 receiving yards for the Eagles.



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