CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- — Makai Ashton-Langford scored 17 points and Demarr Langford Jr. scored 16 and Boston College fought off a spirited Fairfield effort beating the Stags 72-64 on Sunday.
Boston College (3-0) never trailed but Fairfield proved resilient. BC led 33-27 at halftime, and a 10-3 run to start the second half made it a 13-point margin.
Fairfield (0-2) used a 10-4 run to get within 47-40 before BC countered with a 13-6 stretch to make it 60-46 with 6:30 left.
Boston College now is 28-11 all-time against Fairfield dating to 1952. The last meeting came on Dec. 16, 2018, with BC winning, 77-67. The Eagles have won eight of its last 10, and 13 of 20, against Fairfield.
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