Boston College vs. High Point: Open Thread and Live Blog

A.J. Black

Boston College is facing off with High Point today on the ACC Network. 

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First Half

*Eagles started off with a strong 12 point lead led by 5 by Jared Hamilton, but allowed High Point to jump back in

* Around the five minute mark BC started to pull away up 26-14. Steffon Mitchell leads all scorers with 7 points. 

* At the half BC is up 33-18, the defense again is the story, holding High Point to just 22% from the field, Jared Hamilton leads the Eagles in scoring with 12 points, while Mitchell has 7 points and 4 steals. 

* Derryck Thornton has been cold all game, shooting just 1-7 from the field. 

Second Half

* Cold shooting by the Panthers, and BC has jumped up to a 42-18 lead earlier in the half. 

* This is the kind of game you would want to see BC play against a team with a KenPom rating in the 300's. BC is up VERY big 48-18, dominating on both ends of the floor. 

* Boston College is starting to get cute on offense, and not just taking the easy buckets 55-26

* Eagles are just relentless on defense. CJ Felder just ripped the ball out of a High Point guard's hands. 

Boston College wins 59-33.

Story of the game, BC holds High Point to 21% shooting from the field. 

Comments (3)
No. 1-3

We need a blowout and bench garbage time. I predicted 94-59.

Might not make 94! 3-0!

Evansville was 25 point dog and beat UK!

Go Eagles!🦅🦅🦅🏀🏀🏀🏀


I just don't want another WTF loss to some scrub school. BC has started off great this season, just finish this one!


Thornton has not looked at all tonight. Bad shooting needs to drive more.