N.C. State 56, Boston College 51: Eagles Fall Short Once Again
Matt Humphrey scored 15 points, but the Boston College Eagles fell short against the N.C. State Wolfpack, 56-51, on Wednesday night at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA. Boston College has lost five games in a row and is now 7-15 (2-6 ACC).
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Boston College's mens basketball team hasn't won many games this season, but if you have been paying attention, it's clear that they have made real progress. The actual victories may not be there, but BC does have plenty of moral ones.
Matt Humphrey and the Boston College Eagles held their own for nearly all of Wednesday night's game, but as they have often done in recent games, they fell off in the end, losing to the N.C. State Wolfpack, 56-51, at Conte Forum.
Humphrey led the Eagles (7-15) with 15 points on 6-of-13 shooting. Lonnie Jackson totaled 10 points, Ryan Anderson had eight points and both Dennis Clifford and Gabe Moton scored six apiece for Boston College, which shot 38 percent in the loss.
Boston College trailed by two points at halftime, 25-23, and was outscored 31-28 in the second half. Humphrey made a three-pointer late in the second half that put the Eagles on top by two, 40-38, but N.C. State squashed the momentum.
Jordan Daniels and the Boston College Eagles (7-14, 2-5 ACC) host the N.C. State Wolfpack (15-7, 4-3 ACC) in a rematch of their battle in mid January at 8:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday in Chestnut Hill, MA (TV/Radio: TV38/WRKO).