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Loss to Miami at home doesn't help the Eagles' resume heading into March

Updated: February 24, 2011, 12:03 AM ET
By Jack McCluskey | Special to ESPNBoston.com

NEWTON, Mass. -- If the Boston College Eagles flew to North Carolina on Friday perched firmly atop the NCAA tournament bubble, they returned home after their game Saturday teetering on the edge of it.

Having posted season lows in scoring (46) and shooting (26.9 percent) in a 48-46 loss to No. 19 UNC, Eagles coach Steve Donahue & Co. needed to hold serve at home against Miami to shore up their shaky résumé. Boston College entered the night with an 11-3 record at Conte Forum, the best strength ...

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