BOSTON (AP) -- Clare Droesch hit a free throw with 0.2 seconds
remaining to give No. 14 Boston College a 76-75 victory Thursday
night over West Virginia, the Eagles' 12th win in their last 13
Jessalyn Deveny led the Eagles (13-2, 5-0 Big East) with 19
points, and Droesch added 17 for Boston College, which trailed by
as many as eight points in the second half.
Meg Bulger pulled West Virginia (11-5, 2-3) within 73-72 on a
3-pointer with 41.4 seconds left, then tied the game at 75 on a
3-pointer with 9.5 seconds to go. She finished with 25 points.
Yolanda Paige had 20 points and 11 assists for the Mountaineers,
who fell to 0-15 all-time against the Eagles.
Droesch drove to the hoop and drew a questionable shooting foul
on West Virginia's Sherell Sowho. Droesch's first free throw rimmed
out, but she nailed the second one for the win.
After pulling to 64-63, Boston College went ahead when Droesch
make a 3-pointer. Deveny stole the ensuing inbounds pass for an
easy layup that put Boston College up 68-64 with 4:09 left.
The Mountaineers went on a 12-2 run to open a 53-45 lead with 11
minutes left, but West Virginia put Boston College in the bonus
with 10:33 to go. The Eagles got back in the game by going 13 of 16
from the free-throw line in the second half.
The Eagles led 37-36 at the half.