Cardinals Fall at Boston College 6659

first_imgStory Links PDF Box Score BOSTON (AP) — Ky Bowman had 25 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, hitting a 3-pointer with 2:31 to play to put Boston College ahead for good and the Eagles beat recently ranked Louisville 66-59 on Wednesday night for their first win over the Cardinals since the schools joined the Atlantic Coast Conference.Nik Popovic had 16 points and nine rebounds for BC (14-13, 5-10 ACC), which had lost two in a row.Steven Enoch had a career-high 22 points for Louisville, which had been ranked as high as No. 15 in The Associated Press Top 25 on Jan. 28. The Cardinals (18-11, 9-7) have since lost six of eight games, including defeats by ranked teams North Carolina, Florida State, Duke and Virginia, but also unranked Syracuse and BC.It was 53-all when Bowman hit a 3 from the top of the key to start an 8-0 run. On Louisville’s next possession, BC forward Steffon Mitchell stripped the ball away and passed it ahead to Jared Hamilton for the layup.The Eagles led 61-53 before Christen Cunningham drove for a layup to end the Cardinals’ scoring drought. In all, Bowman scored 10 of BC’s 13 points in the last 2 1/2 minutesThe Eagles had been 0-5 against Louisville in ACC play, last winning in 1995.Jordan Nwora scored 13 points with 12 rebounds for Louisville, and Malik Williams and Dwayne Sutton had 10 rebounds apiece.BC led 22-14 before giving up the last nine points of the first half – four from Enoch and five from Sutton. Williams made a 3-pointer to open the second half and give the Cardinals a 26-22 lead.BIG PICTURELouisville: Another road loss will be damaging to the Cardinals’ hopes of making the NCAA tournament. With Notre Dame, another ACC bottom-dweller, next, Louisville has a chance to pick up a victory before finishing the season at No. 2 Virginia.Boston College: Having already beaten No. 11 Florida State, the Eagles add another good win at Conte Forum.UP NEXTLouisville: Hosts Notre Dame on Sunday.Boston College: At Georgia Tech on Sunday. Postgame Notes Listen Live Full Schedule Roster Preview Buy Tickets Live Stats Matchup History Next Game: NOTRE DAME 3/3/2019 | 1:30 p.m. CBS Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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