Posted December 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Lonnie Jackson hit three 3-pointers in the second half, including a key one with 4:11 to play, and finished with 13 points to help Boston College pull out a 72-64 victory over St. Francis (N.Y.) on Saturday. Patrick Heckmann paced the Eagles with 18 points, while Olivier Hanlan had 13 and Joe Rahon 12. Boston College (4-5) avoided losing to a team from the Northeast Conference for the second time this season. The Eagles fell at home to Bryant on Nov. 25. Jalen Cannon led St. Francis (2-5) with 23 points and 13 rebounds. The Terriers lost for the fifth time in six games. With BC clinging to a 59-58 edge, Jackson nailed a 3 from about two feet behind the line atop of the key. Heckmann then had a steal at midcourt and went in for a breakaway dunk, giving the Eagles a 64-58 lead with 3:51 to play. The Terriers never got closer than four points the rest of the way. Trailing 48-39 early in the second half, the Eagles went on a 20-4 run over a 6-minute stretch. Jackson helped trigger...
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