CHESTNUT HILL - The losing ways continued for the Boston College Eagles, which dropped its third straight game and sixth of its last seven games in a 75-61 loss to the Boston U. Terriers on Saturday afternoon at Conte Forum.
Boston College (2-6) played the Terriers (4-4) to a draw (31-31) in the first half before being outscored 44-30 in the final twenty minutes. Darryl Partin paced the Terriers attack with a game-high 27 points and D.J. Irving added 17 points and seven assists for Boston University.
Lonnie Jackson scored 11 points to lead the Eagles, who shot 44.4 percent from the field (24-for-54). Ryan Anderson and Dennis Clifford each finished with nine points and both Matt Humphrey and Jordan Daniels scored seven points apiece. Patrick Heckmann, the Eagles' leading scorer entering the game, had six points in the loss.
Steve Donahue, the Eagles' second-year head coach, spoke to the media following the loss.