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BC escapes BU in NCAA soccer tourney

No. 2-seeded Eagles had to fend off Terriers in tough first-round matchup

Updated: November 13, 2010, 1:39 AM ET
By Graham Hays | ESPNBoston.com

NEWTON, Mass. -- Boston College versus Boston University was a game the numbers suggested never should have happened in the first round of the NCAA tournament. As if to underscore that point, the second-seeded Eagles found themselves on the verge of elimination after playing the first half like a team expecting the kind of free pass favorites often receive on the first day of the tournament.

Boston University played like a team that deserved to play another game.

Only by playing ...

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