Wake Forest 85, Boston College 56: Demon Deacons Flatten Young Eagles

C.J. Harris (23 points) and Travis McKie (21 points) were too much for the young Boston College Eagles to handle as the Wake Forest Demon Deacons cruised to an 85-56 victory on Saturday at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C.

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Wake Forest 85, Boston College 56: Demon Deacons Clobber Eagles

C.J. Harris and Travis McKie were too much for the young Boston College Eagles, scoring 23 and 21 respectively to lead the Wake Forest Demon Deacons past the Boston College Eagles, 85-56, on Saturday afternoon at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Both teams kept it close through most of the first half, with the Eagles leading 14-11 at the 12:33 mark and 21-20 with 7:51 left, but the Demon Deacons used an 8-0 run to pull ahead by seven points with five minutes to go. Wake Forest closed out the first half on a 10-8 run to go ahead 38-29 heading into halftime. Wake's 9-2 run to start the second half put BC in a deeper hole, and they didn't look back, capturing the season series sweep over the Eagles.

Ryan Anderson was solid for the Eagles, totaling a team-high 18 points and nine rebounds. Lonnie Jackson scored 12, Dennis Clifford finished with nine points and six rebounds and Matt Humphrey had eight points. Boston College was limited to 43.1 percent shooting.

Boston College returns home to face Georgia Tech in its home finale on Wednesday.



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Boston College Vs. Wake Forest Halftime Score: Eagles Trail 38-29

Ryan Anderson helped lead the Boston College Eagles off to a solid start, taking an early 21-20 lead, but the Eagles fell apart down the stretch and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons took a 38-29 lead into the break on Saturday afternoon.

Anderson had a team-leading nine points on 4-of-6 shooting and six rebounds to lead Boston College, which shot 48.1 percent from the floor. Dennis Clifford had six points, three boards and two assists and both Lonnie Jackson and matt Humphrey had five points. KC Caudill had two points and was the only Eagles reserve to score so far.

C.J. Harris lead all scorers with 13 for the Demon Deacons, who were red-hot from the field at 57.7 percent shooting. Travic McKie had 10 points and both Chase Fischer and Carson Desrosiers scored five points off the bench.



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Boston College Vs. Wake Forest: Watch Game Live Online On ESPN3

Ready for some Boston College Eagles basketball? The young and ever-improving Eagles face the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in their third-to-last game of the season at 1:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, and you can watch the game live online (for free) on ESPN3.com. To view, click the following link beginning at 12:30 p.m.

WATCH LIVE ONLINE: BOSTON COLLEGE VS. WAKE FOREST - ESPN3

The Eagles and Demon Deacons met once earlier this season, with Wake Forest posting a blowout victory. Ever since, both teams have fallen into a rut, with each winning only one of its last eight games. The Eagles still have a chance to reach double digit wins this season, which is impressive considering the way they started the season.



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Boston College Vs. Wake Forest: Eagles Take On Demon Deacons

With a chance to reach double-digit wins still remaining, the young Boston College Eagles (8-19, 3-10 ACC) take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (12-15, 3-10 ACC) at 1 p.m. Saturday in Winston-Salem, NC (TV/Radio: ESPN3/WEEI).

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