Field Goal %
- BC 42.9
- 32.3 SYR
Three Point %
- BC 50.0
- 16.7 SYR
- BC 17
- 7 SYR
- BC 40
- 37 SYR
- Syracuse, New York 13290
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.
Arizona guard Rawle Alkins said he will return to school for his sophomore season after testing the NBA draft waters. He had been projected a second-round pick.
T.J. Ford is joined by his former college coach Rick Barnes after he graduates from the University of Texas 15 years after he arrived on campus.
Former Longhorns star T.J. Ford has graduated 14 years after leading the Longhorns to the Final Four and turning pro.