MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Jessalyn Deveny scored a season-high 33
points to lead Boston College (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) to a 69-56 victory over West
Virginia on Sunday.
The Eagles (10-1, 1-0 Big East) have won nine straight games for
just the third time in school history, and improved to 14-0 overall
against the Mountaineers (9-2, 0-1).Boston College led from the first basket, shooting 52 percent
from the field in the first half. The Eagles also tied a Big East
record with 18 free throws without a miss.The Eagles took their biggest lead, 58-37, on a 3-pointer by
Deveny with 11:38 remaining. Deveny, BC's only player to score in
double figures, had more than 20 points for the fifth time this
season, making 12 free throws.The Mountaineers trailed 37-25 at halftime, their largest
deficit of the year. West Virginia shot only 39 percent from the
floor. No team has shot better than 50 percent against the Eagles
this season.Meg Bulger, the Big East's leading scorer, had 19 for the
Mountaineers. Yolanda Paige added 13.