Men's Hoops Beats Philadelphia, 67-50
Dec. 15, 2013
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Sophomore Olivier Hanlan led the Eagles with 14 points and junior Ryan Anderson recorded his 17th career double-double as the Boston College men's basketball team defeated Philadelphia University, 67-50, Sunday afternoon at Conte Forum.
Hanlan also tallied six rebounds and four assists. Anderson recorded 10 points and 13 rebounds. He is now tied with Wake Forest's Travis McKie for the most active double-doubles in the ACC. Junior Alex Dragicevich had 12 points and four rebounds, and freshman Will Magarity scored 10 points off the bench.
Boston College opened the game on a 12-4 run over the first 5:43. Hanlan had five of those points and Magarity had four. The Eagles' lead reached nine points at 19-10 midway through the half, but Philadelphia was able to cut the lead to 24-21 with 2:48 remaining.
BC went on a quick 9-4 run to close out the half to take a 33-25 lead into the locker room.
The Rams whittled the lead down to 43-41 with 11:32 left in the game, but BC scored 12 of the next 13 points to build a 55-42 lead at the 7:09 mark. Hanlan and Dragicevich both connected on 3-pointers in the decisive run.
Philadelphia never got closer than eight points the rest of the way.
The Rams (7-3) were led by Derek Johnson who had 15 points and seven rebounds. Nick Christian scored 12 points and Nick Schlitzer added 10.
Boston College (4-7) is back in action next Sunday when it travels to Auburn.