Dartmouth vs Boston College

Boston College 79, Dartmouth 58

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BOSTON (AP) - Joe Rahon went 6 for 6 on 3-point attempts and scored a season-high 24 points to lead all five starters in double figures, carrying Boston College over Dartmouth 79-58 Monday for its fifth straight victory.

Olivier Hanlan had 15 points, Ryan Anderson and Lonnie Jackson 12 and Patrick Heckmann 10 for Boston College (8-5), which opens Atlantic Coast Conference play Saturday at home against No. 23 North Carolina State.

Rahon, who also had a team-high five assists, went 5 for 5 on 3-point shots in the opening 10:13 of the second half.

Connor Boehm led the Big Green (2-9) with 16 points and eight rebounds. Dartmouth lost its sixth straight game, all of them on the road.

Boston College, which led by eight at intermission, opened its first double-digit lead when Jackson's 3-pointer from the corner made it 46-35 just over a minute into the second half. Rahon followed with a 3 - his first of three in the opening 6 minutes of the second half - on the next possession.

After a pair of baskets by the Big Green, Rahon nailed a 3 from each corner 70 seconds apart, increasing Boston College's lead to 55-39 with 14:06 to play.

Rahon didn't stop there - he nailed two more 3s just under a minute apart, giving the Eagles a 67-47 lead with 9:47 left.

BC had all of its starters on the bench for the final 3 minutes.

The Eagles led by just one before scoring the final seven points of the first half to take a 41-33 edge into halftime.

It was an up-and-down first half, with neither team playing tight defense and a fairly low number of fouls. The Eagles shot 51.9 percent (14 of 27) in opening half and Dartmouth hit 48 percent (12 of 25).

BC didn't score for nearly 5 minutes at the start of the game before Rahon made a 3 from the left corner, but Dartmouth couldn't take advantage of the Eagles' early drought, scoring only six points itself in that span.

One of the loudest cheers of the game came when a fan banked in a halftime shot to win $100.

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Dartmouth Big Green
C. Boehm, F267-111-181216
A. Mitola, G364-80-011111
J. Golden, G341-71-22214
T. Melville, G211-50-01012
J. Brooks, G150-34-42144
G. Maldunas256-90-062112
M. Gill100-23-41103
M. Rennie70-10-00020
T. Carpenter60-10-02020
K. Crescenzi40-20-01000
M. LaBove41-30-01002
B. McDonnell40-00-01000
M. McKearney40-14-42004
W. McConnell30-00-00000
K. Savolainen10-10-00000
Totals 20-5413-152981458
 37%86.7% 
Boston College Eagles
R. Anderson, F325-122-274212
O. Hanlan, G355-134-573115
J. Rahon, G347-84-435124
L. Jackson, G294-51-132212
P. Heckmann, G243-82-221210
E. Odio212-40-06024
D. Clifford81-10-02002
K. Caudill40-10-02000
D. Jacobs40-00-01010
S. Perpiglia40-20-00010
D. Rubin40-20-00010
J. Cain Carney10-00-01000
Totals 27-5613-1436151379
 48.2%92.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Yale11-123-744
Princeton10-122-739
Columbia9-325-10132
Penn5-611-17285
Harvard4-814-16192
Dartmouth3-910-18283
Brown3-98-20312
Cornell2-1010-18244

ACC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Carolina14-433-75
Virginia13-529-83
Miami (Fla.)13-527-89
Louisville12-623-817
Duke11-725-1120
Notre Dame11-724-1231
Va. Tech10-820-1589
Clemson10-817-14131
Pittsburgh9-921-1253
Syracuse9-923-1472
Florida St.8-1020-1482
Georgia Tech8-1021-1569
NC State5-1316-17123
Wake Forest2-1611-20159
Boston College0-187-25250
 
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