Men's Basketball falls to Boston College on the Road, 81-73

Men's Basketball falls to Boston College on the Road, 81-73

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The Sacred Heart University men's basketball team fell to Boston College, 81-73, on the road Thursday evening at the Conte Forum. The loss drops the Pioneers to 3-5 on the year, while the Eagles improve to 6-1

E.J. Anosike led the Pioneers with a career-high 22 points and grabbed nine boards, while Sean Hoehn added 19 points in the loss. Cameron Parker contributed seven points, six rebounds and 13 assists.

SCORE  

Boston College 81  / SHU 73

RECORDS

SHU (3-5) (0-0 NEC) | Boston College (6-1) (0-0 ACC)

LOCATION

Conte Forum / Chestnut Hill, Mass.

PIONEERS STATISTICAL LEADERS

  • Points: Anosike 22, Hoehn 19, Radz 10

  • Rebounds: Anosike 9, Spellman 9, Parker 6

  • Assists: Parker 13, LaRose 2

  • Steals: Hoehn 1

  • Blocks: Spellman 2

FIRST HALF

  • B.C. used the opening 11 minutes of the game to go on a 20-4 run

  • The run was stopped after E.J. Anosike scored on a layup with 8:21 remaining in the first half

  • Trailing 28-11, Cameron Parker nailed a three-pointer with 4:13 to cut the deficit to 14

  • Parker's three-pointer sparked a Pioneer 13-6 run to close the half down 34-24

SECOND HALF

  • Jare'l Spellman's hook shot cut the SHU deficit to 38-29, the first time the Pioneers were within single-digits since trailing 12-4 with 12:41 left in the first half

  • After the Pioneers cut the deficit to 38-29, B.C. responded with a 13-6 run over 4:27 to push its lead to 51-35

  • SHU immediately responded with a 10-5 run of its own to cut the deficit to 56-45, with Sean Hoehn and Anosike combining to score all 10 points for the Pioneers

  • Trailing 65-51, the Pioneers went on a 14-6 run over 3:21 to cut the deficit to 71-63 with 1:48 left in regulation

  • Anosike and Hoehn combined to score 12 of the 14 points on the run

  • SHU was able to cut the deficit to as close as 79-73, but B.C. held on for the

NOTES

  • E.J. Anosike led the Pioneers with a career-high 22 points and nine rebounds

  • Anosike's 22 points tops his previous career-high of 18 points which he has recorded twice

  • Sean Hoehn scored 19 points in the loss

  • Hoehn has 965 career points, 35 points away from 1,000 for his career

  • Cameron Parker added seven points, six rebounds and 13 assists in the loss

  • Parker fell one assist shy of tying his career-high of 14, which he set against Western New England on Nov. 12

  • Parker has recorded at least 10+ assists in back-to-back games and has reached the plateau three times this season

  • Jare'l Spellman led SHU with two blocks, he has recorded multiple blocks in all eight of the Pioneers' contests this season

UPCOMING GAME

Sacred Heart will be back in action on Sunday, Dec. 2, when the Pioneers travel to take on Lafayette at 2 p.m. in Easton, Pa.