Poor Shooting Dooms Cal in Loss to Boston College

November 28, 2010, 11:50 pm
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Nov. 28, 2010

LAKEBUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Joe Trapani and Biko Paris scored 12 pointsapiece to lead Boston College past California 68-46 on Sunday in theconsolation bracket of the Old Spice Classic.Reggie Jackson added 11 points forBoston College (4-2), which won 2 of 3 during the four-day tournament.The Eagles beat Texas A&M 67-65 and lost 65-55 to Wisconsin.Jackson and Danny Rubin each hit 3'sas Boston College scored the first eight point of the second half to goup 43-31 with 17 minutes to play. Rubin added another 3-pointer toextend the Eagles' advantage to 49-33 at the 5 minute mark.Trapani had a 3 during an 8-0 run that put Boston College ahead 61-38 midway through the second half.Boston College led 35-31 at halftime despite the Eagles' top two scorers, Jackson and Trapani, combing for just four points.California (3-2) got 12 points fromJorge Gutierrez. The Golden Bears lost their final two games at theclassic after beating No. 21 Temple 57-50 in Thursday's opening round.California got nine first-half pointsfrom Gutierrez, which was more than the entire Golden Bears team scoredin the opening 20 minutes of Friday's 57-44 loss to Notre Dame. TheFighting Irish had a 21-5 halftime advantage en route to thesecond-round victory.Boston College shot 49 percent (24 of 49) and made 10 of 16 free throws.California made just 35.4 percent (17 of 48) of its shots and wound up 5 of 10 from the foul line.