A.J. Turner, who announced on Wednesday that he will take his talents to Northwestern, is the fifth BC player recruited by head coach Jim Christian to transfer in the last three years.
Two years in a row, the Eagles have played North Carolina down to the wire. Both seasons, the Tar Heels have ended up in the national final. Are BC’s moral victories within the ACC legitimate, or are they meaningless?
Often, bench players are an afterthought. But with Luke Maye’s game-winning shot in Sunday’s South Regional final, everyone was reminded how important a supporting cast really is.
Recently, Boston College has lived in the cellar of the ACC, as losing has become more of a norm. Blowouts, close losses, you name it. BC has seen it all.
Ky Bowman’s electrifying play in the back half of the season complemented Jerome Robinson and gave fans a sense of hope. Yet it wasn’t enough to right Christian’s rebuild. BC still sits at the bottom of the ACC.
Nearing the five-minute mark in the first half, Ky Bowman leapt to block to a Bryant Crawford shot. But the All-ACC Freshman fell awkwardly on his right leg. His season was finished, and effectively, so was the Eagles’.
The Eagles couldn’t snap their 14-game losing streak in the last game of the regular season, falling to Clemson 82-68 on Saturday evening.
The Eagles struggled to play catch-up against Notre Dame, ultimately losing 82-66 to the Fighting Irish.
Jerome Robinson scored 25 points, but the Eagles couldn’t overcome the Hokies on Senior Day in a 91-75 loss.
The Seminoles exploited poor defense from BC en route a blowout victory over the Eagles.