Field Goal %
- BC 42.9
- 32.3 SYR
Three Point %
- BC 50.0
- 16.7 SYR
- BC 21
- 8 SYR
- BC 40
- 37 SYR
- Syracuse, New York 13290
- Line: SYR -16.5
0:00 - OT
End of Game
Boston College's 19 losses at the time of game are the most ever by a team who defeated the AP No. 1 team. The previous record was 18 by UCLA, who at 9-18 defeated No. 1 Arizona on March 13, 2003.
Entering play on Wednesday, Syracuse was undefeated and the near-unanimous No. 1 team in the country. After their loss to Boston College, the Orange now have the worst loss this season of any of Joe Lunardi's No. 1 seeds.
Tyler Ennis was clutch... until tonight. In 1-possession games in the final 5 minutes of the 2nd half and overtime, he had more turnovers (2) tonight than he had in all other games combined. He was 1-for-5 shooting with 0 assists and 2 turnovers, and even missed a free throw, after the 5-minute mark of the 2nd half.
UPDATES WITH LATE REVISION TO FG PCT IN FINAL BOX SCORE:Syracuse had its worst shooting night of the season in their upset loss to Boston College on Wednesday:
Syracuse entered Wednesday ranked No. 3 in BPI. Boston College entered ranked No. 159. In terms of BPI rank differential (156), it's currently the largest upset against a BPI top-25 team this season.
This is the 3rd time EVER that a team below .500 has defeated the AP No. 1 team on the road. It's the first time since Georgia Tech won at top-ranked Kentucky in 1955.
Boston College entered the game with a .240 win percentage. That's the worst percentage EVER by a team to defeat the AP No. 1 team in February or later.
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North Carolina coach Roy Williams told ESPN he hasn't been asked to attend the NCAA's Division I Committee on Infractions hearing and is optimistic he won't need to go.
Villanova freshman Omari Spellman will sit out the upcoming season as an academic redshirt after the NCAA determined that he did not complete his initial eligibility requirements in time.
You know it's coming: A team outside the power group will rise and make some serious noise. It's never too early to look at the possibilities.