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Boston College's Derryck Thornton, right is fouled while attempting a shot by Florida State's Devin Vassell in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7 2020, in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State won 80-62. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)

No. 7 Florida State tops Boston College to clinch ACC title

Mar. 7, 2020 9:00 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The banner was ready. So was the ladder. Balsa Koprivica scored 15 points, and No. 7 Florida State won its first Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title in school history with an 80-62 victory over Boston College on Saturday. Dominik Olejniczak added a season-high 14 points...

Boston College's Julian Rishwain, left, and Syracuse's Elijah Hughes battle for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, March, 3, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Hughes scores 28, leads Syracuse to 84-71 victory over BC

Mar. 3, 2020 9:59 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College's best options to slow down Syracuse forward Elijah Hughes were sitting on the bench in street clothes. With three of the Eagles' top six players injured, Hughes had 28 points, and Buddy Boeheim added 21 on Tuesday night to help Syracuse beat BC 84-71. “I was just out...

Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite (25) dunks against Boston College during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP)

Key, Clark lead Virginia past Boston College, 78-65

Feb. 19, 2020 11:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia appears to finally have found some answers to its season-long search for offensive weapons, and it couldn't have come at a better time. Braxton Key and Kihei Clark scored 17 points each, Tomas Woldetensae and Jayy Huff added 14 apiece and Mamadi Diakite had 10...

Boston College's Jairus Hamilton (1) celebrates a dunk during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina State in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Thornton, Boston College hold off N.C. State for 71-68 win

Feb. 16, 2020 9:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Steffon Mitchell put his body on the line to help Boston College fend off a second-half surge against North Carolina State. Mitchell made a couple of key steals late, Derryck Thornton scored 22 points, and the Eagles beat the Wolfpack 71-68 on Sunday night. “I feel like I’m...

Miami guard Chris Lykes (0) is fouled by Boston College guard Derryck Thornton, left, as forward Steffon Mitchell (41) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Wong scores 21 as Miami rolls past Boston College 85-58

Feb. 12, 2020 10:49 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Wong is quickly shedding the inexperienced label. Miami’s freshman guard scored 21 points as the Hurricanes snapped a three-game losing streak, defeating Boston College 85-58 on Wednesday. Following his career-high 23 point outing at Florida State Saturday, Wong...

Virginia Tech's Tyrece Radford (23) shoots over Boston College's Jared Hamilton (3)  during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8 2020, in Blacksburg Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Mitchell, BC pull out 77-73 OT win over Virginia Tech

Feb. 8, 2020 4:04 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Steffon Mitchell had scored just 17 points in Boston College’s previous four games, but he certainly delivered in a big way Saturday. Mitchell tied career highs with 21 points and 15 rebounds to lead Boston College to a 77-73 overtime victory over Virginia Tech. Mitchell came...