Boston College pounds McNeese St. in NIT, 82-64

Boston College pounds McNeese St. in NIT, 82-64
March 16, 2011, 4:52 am
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) Reggie Jackson scored 22 points, Corey Raji had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Boston College beat McNeese State 82-64 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night.

The Eagles (21-12) placed five players in double figures. Biko Paris had 14 points and seven assists, reserve Josh Southern scored 13 and Joe Trapani had 10 points.

Patrick Richard had 22 points for the Cowboys (21-12), who shot 36 percent from the field, compared to 53 percent for Boston College.

The Eagles led 41-19 at halftime.