Boston College (2-7) will be looking for their first ACC win today as they take on Duke in Durham, NC. The Eagles lost two games last week, one to Louisville and another to NC State. Duke will be without Coach K who will miss the game due to being in COVID-19 quarantine.
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: Cameron Indoor, Durham, NC
Radio: WEEI 850
Opening Line: Duke (-11.5)
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Duke wins 83-82
Critical mistake by Jay Heath who throws the ball away, his seventh turnover, that might do it for the Eagles. 82-79
Heath hits a runner, but Rich Kelly fouls out after. Goldwire hits both free throws.
BC loses the review, with shot clock at two, and Moore hits the jumper 80-77 Duke lead.
Matthew Hurt hits a three, CJ Felder responds with a layup of his own, but misses the and one free throw. 78-77 Duke
Big block by Mitchell, with 1:46 Jay Heath is heading to the line with the chance to tie it.
Felder sits with four fouls.
CJ Felder off a beautiful pass from Mitchell gives BC a lead on a dunk. But Hurt gets the layup and chance to tie it.
Wendall Moore Jr. hits a three and the game is tied up again 60-60.
CJ Felder is having himself a game, up to 17 points and heading to the line after the media break BC 58 Duke 55
There is Wynston Tabbs, with a big three, his first bucket on the night, to give the Eagles the lead again.
Tabbs and Heath look off today, Tabbs is 0-5 today, and the pair have seven turnovers between them.
Duke now has the lead, 13-3 run for the Blue Devils
Matthew Hurt hits a three and the game is tied. BC's 16 point lead has evaporated.
The lead is down to three, as Duke has started to attack and get to the line.
* DJ Steward hits a three to cut a 16 point lead down to 8. Lead looks very precarious.
BC 43 Duke 35 at half.
* Duke starting to pick up on the offensive end, but BC is answering them almost bucket for bucket.
* Steffon Mitchell with a great move down low and the Eagles are up 41-25. Mitchell is having a huge game. 10 points so far with 2 minutes remaining in the first half.
* What a pass from Tabbs (coming off the bench) to Mitchell under hoop for an easy bucket. These are the kind of high percentage shots that will keep this lead.
* Good energy from BC, offense is moving the ball getting good looks.
* Demarr Langford with an empathic dunk. 29-17 lead. Eagles shooting 71% from the floor.
* 5/7 from three point range for the Eagles so far, good sign early in the game. Eagles up 25-17....Six turnovers though on an offensive foul from Rich Kelly
* Demarr Langford looks confident out there, playing strong on the glass, and hitting shots. Five points so far. Gets to the line.
* Eagles come out with three quick three pointers, but can't keep Duke from responding. 11-9
* New starting lineup today as Wynston Tabbs is coming off the bench and Makai Ashton Langford is out. Demarr Langford and Rich Kelly both will be getting the start today for the Eagles.
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