CHESTNUT HILL - Boston College opened the game with a strong 18-6 run, but UMass regained its composure and proceeded to blow away the inexperienced Eagles, winning 82-46 in the Commonwealth Clash on Monday night.
BC was led by freshman Patrick Heckmann, who scored a team-high 11 points. Matt Humphrey had 10 points and Ryan Anderson had eight points and five rebounds for Boston College, which dropped its second straight game and fell to 1-2.
Chaz Williams paced the attack for the Minutemen (4-0), scoring 16 points an dishing out five assists. Freddie Riley scored 14 points and Jesse Morgan and Cady Lalanne had 11 points in the win.
Steve Donahue, the head coach of the Eagles, and the freshman Anderson sat down to talk to reporters after the game to share their thoughts on the disheartening loss. Click the link below to hear more.
Boston College Basketball Press Conference (11-21-11)
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