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BC 75, Louisville 65

Boston College takes down Louisville in men’s college basketball

BC's Quinten Post hit a big 3-pointer in the second half and scored a team-high 22 points.Greg M. Cooper/Associated Press

Quinten Post scored 22 points and Makai Ashton-Langston scored 21 and Boston College extended Louisville’s ACC futility, beating the Cardinals, 75-65, Wednesday night at Conte Forum.

Jaeden Zackery added 15 points for Boston College, which ended a three-game skid against the Cardinals.

El Ellis scored 17 points shooting 7 for 11 for Louisville, Jae’Lyn Withers scored 16, Mike James 15, and Sydney Curry 10.

Post made two foul shots, a 3-pointer and two more free throws in his own 7-0 run and the Eagles led, 48-45, with 11:46 remaining.

Louisville responded when JJ Traynor made a 3 and followed with a dunk for a 1-point lead. But BC’s Jaeden Zackery countered with consecutive threes, Post added two more foul shots and the Eagles (10-11, 4-6) led the rest of the way.


The Cardinals (2-18, 0-9) built a 19-7 lead in the first 10 minutes of play before BC outscored Louisville, 22-16, to close the half and trailed, 35-29, at halftime.

Boston College moved its all-time record to 5-10 against Louisville and 2-8 versus the Cardinals in ACC play.

Louisville hasn’t beaten a conference foe since the first round of the ACC Tournament when it downed Georgia Tech, 84-74, March 8.

Boston College faces No. 7 Virginia on Saturday.