BOSTON (AP) -- Brooke Queenan scored 18 points and Kathrin Ress
had 17 as Boston College (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) took a break Sunday from Atlantic
Coast Conference with a 85-29 win over Longwood, the Eagles' most
lopsided victory ever.
Aja Parham added 12 points and Ress had eight rebounds for the
Eagles (13-6), coming off consecutive 14-point losses against No. 2
Duke and Miami. All 10 BC players in uniform saw plenty of action
The previous highest largest margin of victory for BC was 52
points against Niagara on Dec. 21.
Anna Steg had eight points to lead Longwood (6-13).
The Eagles, playing their final nonconference game before
returning to ACC play Thursday at home against Virginia, broke in
front 20-5 in the game's opening seven minutes and were never
challenged. BC is 0-4 in the ACC.
Queenan scored eight points in the game-opening run.
The Eagles shot 60 percent (35-for-58) for the game. Longwood
connected on just 17 percent (9-of-53) in a season-low scoring
BC, which continually had easy, open looks at the basket, pushed
its advantage to 30-10 on Ress' layup with 7:46 left in the opening
half. Parham's jumper with 5 seconds left in the half gave the
Eagles a 45-15 halftime edge.
Longwood, a Farmville, Va., school in its third year of playing
in Division I, shot just 24 percent (6-for-25) in the opening 20
At the start of the second half, BC had several fast-break
layups during an 18-2 run that made the game look like a scrimmage
for the Eagles.