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Nov. 20, 1997

Boston College Cruises to 104-60 Win over Marist College

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Six players scored in double figures for Boston College as the Eagles easily won their first regular season game, defeating Marist College, 104-60. The 104 points tied the most points ever scored by Boston College in a game. It was also only the third time in Boston College women's basketball history that the Eagles scored over 100 points. The last time that the Eagles scored 104 points was on December 12, 1990 when Boston College defeated New Hampshire, 104-76.

Boston College led throughout the game and 12 of the 13 players scored in the contest. The Eagles led Marist, 43-27, at halftime and outscored the Red Foxes 61-33 in the second half for the victory.

Junior center Whitney Steele led Boston College with 20 points and sophomore guard Alissa Murphy added 12 points. Sophomore guard Cal Bouchard registered 11 points and dished out eight assists, and junior center Allison Booth netted 11 points. Junior forward Paula Bacso scored 10 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and senior guard Aimee McGuire netted 10 points.

Boston College now has a 1-0 record and Marist drops to 0-1. The Eagles will play No. 24 Texas on Sunday, November 23, in the Reebok Classic at the FleetCenter.

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