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.