BC Beats #6 Duke 80-74

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Reggie Jackson broke the game's final tie with a jumper with 47.2 seconds left and Boston College scored the final six points in an 80-74 victory over No. 6 Duke on Sunday, the Eagles' first win over the Blue Devils in 24 years.

Tyrese Rice had 21 points, including a key 3-pointer, and Joe
Trapani added 20 for the Eagles (19-8, 7-5 Atlantic Coast
Conference). Jackson finished with 15 points.

Kyle Singler had 25 points for the Blue Devils (20-5, 7-4), who
have lost three of four, while Gerald Henderson added 20.

With the final horn sounded, BC's students rushed the court from
both ends to celebrate.

It was BC's second win over a highly ranked team this season.
The Eagles handed then-No. 1 North Carolina its first loss, 85-78,
in Chapel Hill on Jan. 4.


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