After scoring 18 points in BC’s loss to Charlotte yesterday, transfer Cameron Swartz scored an even more impressive 27 points today to leas Boston College to an 89-76 Thanksgiving victory against Tulane. The win is BC’s first outside of Conte this season.
Swartz got BC on the board just 12 seconds into the game, and the Eagles maintained the lead for the rest of the game, despite being outscored in the second half. BC took a 53-28 lead to halftime, which was enough of a cushion to withstand Tulane’s comeback attempts.
The Eagles lead the game with 30 rebounds to Tulane’s 24 and 12 steals to Tulane’s 10. BC did commit 19 turnovers, giving Tulane the chance to score 18 points off turnovers, but the Eagles also scored 31 points off of Tulane’s 20 turnovers.
The Eagles had one of their strongest shooting performances in recent memory today shooting 58.6% on field goals and 84.2% from behind the free throw line.
Outside of Swartz, Emma Guy and Marnelle Garraud were BC’s standout players today. Garraud scored 15 points and added 6 steals, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds, and Guy added 17 points and 5 rebounds. Taylor Soule also had a strong game. leading the Eagles with 6 rebounds and adding 11 points including going 5-for-5 on free throws.