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Nov. 26, 1997

Boston College Defeats Chaminade in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii - Senior Antonio Granger recorded 17 points and a game-high 13 rebounds and classmate Duane Woodward tallied 17 points and seven assists to lead Boston College to an 81-72 win over Chaminade in the consolation round of the Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii.

The Eagles finished the tournament with a 1-2 mark, having previously lost to top-ranked Arizona and George Washington.

Joining Granger and Woodward in the double-figure scoring column were freshmen Kenny Harley (13 points) and Javier Rodriguez (11 points), and senior Mickey Curley (10 points). Harley also registered seven rebounds, three assists and four steals.

Chaminade led by six points (58-52) after three quarters and didn't surrender the lead for good until Rodriguez hit a three-point field goal to give BC a 73-71 advantage with 2:02 remaining in the contest. The final score marked the Eagles' largest lead of the game.

Boston College trailed by as many as 11 points in the first quarter, before going on a 20-5 run to take a 27-23 advantage with 5:23 remaining in the first half. Chaminade rallied to lead 34-33 at halftime.

For Granger, the game marked the third point-rebound double-double of his collegiate career.

Boston College (3-2) returns to action on Sunday, November 30 against Providence College at the Providence Civic Center. The game will mark the BIG EAST opener for both teams.

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