Boston College 61, Virginia Tech 59: Eagles Evade Hokies For Second Straight ACC Win

Dennis Clifford scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Boston College Eagles past the Virginia Tech Hokies, 61-59, on Saturday afternoon at Conte Forum. BC, which led by 11 in the second half, is now 7-10 overall and 2-1 in ACC play.

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Boston College Vs. Virginia Tech Final Score: Eagles Prevail, 61-59

Dennis Clifford scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Boston College Eagles past the Virginia Tech Hokies, 61-59, to claim their second straight win in Atlantic Coast Conference play on Saturday in Chestnut Hill, MA.

Boston College has now won two games in a row, both in Atlantic Conference play, and is now 7-10 overall and 2-1 in conference play. The Eagles have won four straight games against the Hokies and are 10-1 all-time at home against Virginia Tech and hold a 14-7 advantage in the all-time series.

Clifford, who made 5-of-11 shots, also had three rebounds and Matt Humphrey had a solid performance, scoring 14 points and grabbing eight rebounds. Ryan Anderson finished with 12 points and eight boards for BC, which shot 45.2 percent.

Victor Davila scored a team-high 14 points and collected four rebounds for Virginia Tech, which was held to 36.2 percent shooting. Dorenzo Hudson scored 13 but had seven turnovers and Dorian Finley-Smith had eight boards for the Hokies.

The Eagles took a 29-27 lead at halftime following a floater from Jordan Daniels (eight points, two assists) and both teams scored 32 points in the second half. BC had the lead up to 11 points in the second half, but had it cut to two at the end.

Boston College returns to action on Thursday night when it faces the N.C. State Wolfpack.



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Boston College Vs. Virginia Tech Score Update: BC Up 29-27 At Half

Jordan Daniels made a floater as time expired in the first half, giving the Boston College Eagles a 29-27 lead over the Virginia Tech Hokies in their third Atlantic Coast Conference game of the season on Saturday in Chestnut Hill, MA.

Daniels finished the half with eight points on 3-of-4 shooting and had one assist for Boston College, which sank 11-of-23 field goals in the half to shoot 47.8 percent. Dennis Clifford and Ryan Anderson each scored six points and Matt Humphrey added four points and three rebounds for the Eagles, who made 3-of-8 threes and 4-of-9 free throws in the opening half.

Victor Davilla led all scorers with 10 points and Dorenzo Hudson added nine first-half points for Virginia Tech, which has made 10-of-25 buckets to shoot 40.0 percent. Cadarian Raines scored five points off the bench for the Hokies.



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Boston College Vs. Virginia Tech: Eagles Host ACC Rival Hokies

Dennis Clifford and the Boston College Eagles (6-10, 1-1 ACC) host the Virginia Tech Hokies (11-5, 0-2 ACC) in their third ACC game of the season at 3 p.m. EDT on Saturday afternoon at Conte Forum (TV/Radio: ACC Network/WEEI).

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