Boston College Falls to Nebraska 71-62 in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Credit: Paul Abell/US PRESSWIRE

Boston College suffered a 71-62 setback to Nebraska on Thursday in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

BC, which never led in this one, was able to get its deficit down to as little as one, 51-50, in the seocnd half, but turnovers and missed shots did it in down the stretch.


1 2 T
BC (5-3) 36 26 62
NEB (6-2) 44 27 71

After the Eagles trimmed the Cornhuskers’ lead to 59-57, Nebraska reponded with a 12-0 run, expanding its lead to 71-57 with 1:30 remaining.

BC committed 15 turnovers and let Nebraska shoot 49.1 percent from the field in the loss.

The Eagles look to bounce back against Hartford (3-5) on Saturday at 7 p.m.


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