Boston College basketball defeated Towson last night, 80-70, giving the Eagles their third straight win. A look at some of the numbers:
100%: BC’s free-throw percentage in the second half, draining all 20 free throws in the half
61.5%: BC’s field goal percentage in the first half. It was their second straight hot start - they shot 65.4% in the first half on Sunday against Stony Brook.
2: Number of lead changes, both in the second half. BC pulled away early in the first half, but Stony Brook popped in to the lead on two occasions in the second. However, BC battled back and retook control.
2,163: Attendance at last night’s game.
4: Number of Eagles with double-digit points: Jerome Robinson, Ky Bowman, Connar Tava, and Jordan Chatman.
36-26: BC’s advantage on the glass.
0: Number of times Towson had been outrebounded this season prior to tonight.
8: Rebounds by Tava, leading the way for BC.
25-18: BC’s advantage in bench scoring.
13: Turnovers for BC, compared to Towson’s 10; the Eagles continue to struggle in this department. BC has 60 turnovers to opponents’ 41 so far.
19.0/4.3: Robinson’s average points and assists per game so far, leading the Eagles in both categories
179: BC’s ranking in the KenPom rankings after last night
148: Towson’s ranking.
41: The ranking of Kansas State, BC’s next opponent. The 4-0 Wildcats will be a big step up for the Eagles on Friday night.