CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (AP) Quinten Post scored 22 points and Makai Ashton-Langford scored 21, and Boston College extended Louisville’s ACC futility, beating the Cardinals 75-65 on Wednesday night.
Post and Ashton-Langford, who both surpassed 20 points against Notre Dame last Saturday, both reached the 20-point mark in the second consecutive game, and second straight Eagles win.
Jaeden Zackery added 15 points for Boston College, including draining three second-half triples which ended a three-game losing streak against the Cardinals.
El Ellis scored 17 points shooting 7 for 11 for Louisville, Jae’Lyn Withers scored 16, Mike James 15, and Sydney Curry 10.
Post made two foul shots, a 3-pointer and two more free throws in his own 7-0 run and the Eagles led 48-45 with 11:46 remaining. The Dutch center continues to be an offensive powerhouse for the Eagles.
Louisville responded when JJ Traynor made a 3 and followed with a dunk for a one-point lead. But BC’s Jaeden Zackery countered with consecutive 3s, Post added two more foul shots and the Eagles (10-11, 4-6) led the rest of the way.
The Cardinals (2-18, 0-9) built a 19-7 lead in the first 10 minutes of play before BC outscored Louisville 22-16 to close the half and trailed 35-29 at halftime.
Boston College moved its all-time record to 5-10 against Louisville and 2-8 versus the Cardinals in ACC play.
Louisville hasn’t beaten a conference foe since the first round of the ACC Tournament when it downed Georgia Tech 84-74 on March 8.
The Cardinals play at Notre Dame on Saturday. Boston College faces No. 7 Virginia on Saturday.