Top 10 Worst Boston College Basketball Games of the Steve Donahue Era

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3. February 22, 2014: Miami Defeats Boston College, 69-42

Context: in the previous game Boston College had played, they beat the #1 Syracuse Orange at the Carrier Dome. Rightly so, we named that the best game of the Steve Donahue era.

Ironically, they followed it up with one of the worst.

A few days later, the Eagles would play a sub-mediocre Miami Hurricanes team in Coral Gables and fail to be even competitive, losing by 27. This game was definitive proof that the Syracuse game was a fluke, and a sign that this team couldn’t even build off of their biggest win since this iteration of the team was assembled.

Hopelessness returned as quickly as it left.