Boston College stuns No. 6 Virginia as Cavaliers face danger of dropping from a No. 3 seed in Bracketology

NCAA Basketball: Virginia at Boston College

No. 6 Virginia suffered among its worst losses of the season, falling 63-48 at Boston College on Wednesday. The defeat drops the Wahoos to 21 -5 total and 13 -4 in ACC play while likewise including what presently stands as a Quad 3 loss to their NCAA Tournament profile.

Boston College got control of the video game early and never ever recalled, with Virginia’s last lead coming when ball game was 13-11 and 15-15 being the last time the video game was connected. Credit Earl Grant’s Eagles not just for getting on a Virginia group that has actually been going to pieces a bit just recently however developing responses each time their top 10- ranked opponents had the ability to make a charge to cut into the lead. Makai Ashton-Langford ended up with 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting and Boston College shot 52% from the field as a group versus among the very best defenses in the ACC.

As anticipated, the event for a house win versus a top-10 group necessitated a big-time event of from the fans in Conte Forum. This is the Eagles’ 3rd house win versus a group ranked in the top 25 this season, however removing seasonal power Virginia does bring various weight than knocking off then-ranked Virginia Tech in December or then-ranked Clemson in January.

For Virginia, the loss might cost the group a seed line in the 2023 NCAA Tournament. There is a lot of time left for pieces to move, however CBS Sports Bracketology Expert Jerry Palm keeps in mind that the loss to Boston College might “most likely” drop the group from its existing forecast of a 3-seed in the field of68 Virginia likewise falls under a three-way incorporate the loss column of the ACC standings as Miami moves into top place with a 14 -4 league record with 2 video games staying. The Wahoos and Pitt are both 13 -4 with 3 video games delegated play in the routine season.

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