No. 6 Virginia suffered one of its worst losses of the season, falling 63-48 at Boston College on Wednesday. The defeat drops the Wahoos to 21-5 overall and 13-4 in ACC play while also adding what currently stands as a Quad 3 loss to their NCAA Tournament profile.
Boston College grabbed control of the game early and never looked back, with Virginia’s last lead coming when the score was 13-11 and 15-15 being the final time the game was tied. Credit Anthony Grant’s Eagles not only for jumping on a Virginia team that has been floundering a bit recently but coming up with answers every time their top 10-ranked foes were able to make a charge to cut into the lead. Makai Ashton-Langford finished with 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting and Boston College shot 52% from the field as a team against one of the best defenses in the ACC.
BOSTON COLLEGE UPSETS NO. 6 VIRGINIA 😱
The Eagles hold the Cavaliers to just 32% shooting for a HUGE win 🔥 pic.twitter.com/YxwwDWQ9BK
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Boston College’s 15-point win over No. 6 Virginia was their largest win vs an AP Top-10 opponent since Jan. 3, 2001 vs No. 10 UConn (won by 17 Pts) pic.twitter.com/F7Jf0zoftt
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