Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine ripped up BC in the opener of the Wooden Legacy Tournament before UC Irvine finished the job.
With seven 3-pointers from freshman guards Matt Milon and Ervins Meznieks in a 69-56 win over Harvard, BC men’s basketball is off to its best start in seven years.
Against Harvard, Matt Milon led the Eagles with 16 points while Diallo had five fouls in six minutes.
The Eagles dominated the Terriers on the defensive end, leading to their fourth straight win.
After initially struggling to find his shot, Eli Carter got the ball moving and led Boston College men’s basketball to a win over Central Connecticut.
Jerome Robinson and the freshmen picked up the slack in the first half for the Eagles, before Eli Carter put the game away in the second in BC’s second-consecutive blowout victory.
Led by freshman Mariella Fasoula and junior Kelly Hughes, the Eagles outlasted Holy Cross in Chestnut Hill.
The Eagles will add guard Ty Graves, and forwards Nik Popovic and Mike Sagay to the roster next season.
Boston College women’s basketball was tested by the University of Maine on Sunday afternoon, but the Eagles came away with the 55-48 victory. Kelly Hughes led the way with 13 points.
BC women’s basketball looked strong on defense and on the offensive glass, but the team struggled when it came to defensive rebounding and securing the ball in the post.