Boston College 84, Texas Tech 75

Thursday, March 15th 2007, 1:36 pm
By: News On 6

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Sean Marshall scored 21 points and Boston College rallied to knock Bob Knight and Texas Tech out of the NCAA tournament.

Marshall had 15 points in the second half Thursday as the Eagles won 84-75 in the first round.

Tyrese Rice added 26 points for the Eagles (21-11), the East Regional's seventh seed. Jared Dudley had 19 points, helping BC win its tournament opener for the fourth straight season.

Martin Zeno scored 21 points to lead the 10th-seeded Red Raiders (21-13), who led by four points midway through the second half before Boston College went ahead to stay with a 14-4 run sparked by Marshall.