Bowman, BC beat Wyoming in Fort Myers Tip-Off
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Ky Bowman scored 24 of his career-high 38 points in the first half and Boston College held on for an 88-76 win over Wyoming on Monday night in the Fort Myers Tip-Off.
The Eagles will play Loyola-Chicago in the championship game Wednesday.
Bowman made 14 of 22 from the field, including 7 of 12 from 3-point range. Johncarlos Reyes, in his first start of the season, scored 15 on 6-of-7 shooting before fouling out in 19 minutes and Steffon Mitchell had 11 points and 11 rebounds for Boston College (3-1).
Bowman had 14 points, including three 3-pointers and a 3-point play, during a 16-0 run that gave BC a 33-20 lead with eight minutes left in the first half and the Eagles led the rest of the way. Bowman and Reyes had back-to-back dunks to cap a 6-0 spurt to open the second half that gave BC a 22-point lead, its biggest of the game.
Wyoming used runs of 9-0 and 17-4 to trim its deficit to 68-65 when TJ Taylor converted a 3-point play with 5:40 to play but Bowman answered with a 3-pointer and the Cowboys got no closer.
Justin James had 27 points, on 7 of 22 shooting, and Jake Hendricks scored 22, including a career-high five 3-pointers for Wyoming (1-3).
Boston College committed 28 fouls and the Cowboys attempted 41 foul shots, outscoring the Eagles 31-14 from the free-throw line.
Copyright 2018 by AP. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of AP is strictly prohibited.
CBS Sports HQ Daily Newsletter
Get the best highlights and stories - yeah, just the good stuff handpicked by our team to start your day.
Thanks for signing up!
Keep an eye on your inbox for the latest sports news.
There was an error processing your subscription.
Here's the breakdown of possible coaches, such as former Duke player Bobby Hurley, who could...
Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander also discuss NC State's notice of allegations from the NCA...
'Can you believe they let Condoleezza Rice tell us how recruiting should work,' one former...
A look at Duke's non-league schedule and its biggest tests before ACC play
The Tar Heels will return to their old stomping grounds for a single game in 2019
We predict the Spartans will edge the Jayhawks in this year's Maui Invitational championship...