WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Al-Farouq Aminu had 22 points, Chas McFarland added 14 points and 11 rebounds and Wake Forest held off a late rally by Boston College to beat the Eagles 92-85 on Tuesday night.
L.D. Williams added 14 points for the Demon Deacons (17-5, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). They never trailed, were held without a field goal for the final 10 1/2 minutes, but made 14 of 18 free throws in the final 5:36 to win their third straight and fifth in six games.Wake Forest trails both Duke (7-2) and Maryland (6-2) in the standings.Tyler Roche scored a career-high 31 points -- including 15 of BC's first 19 -- and Corey Raji had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Eagles (12-12, 3-7). They played without leading scorer Joe Trapani, who didn't make the trip because of illness, and lost their third straight.BC has dropped eight of 11 in 2010 and fell to 1-4 in ACC road games this season.