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No more pressure on BC

Updated: March 13, 2009, 7:35 AM ET
By Andy Katz

ATLANTA -- Boston College's convincing win over Virginia on Thursday night may not have been needed to ensure a bid to the NCAA tournament.

But it did provide the Eagles with one comfort: They can play Duke in the quarterfinals Friday without any must-win pressure.

The Eagles (22-10) can rest easy. Barring some fluke, they are in the field. Playing a game against Duke, without the weight of needing to win the way Maryland will feel against Wake Forest or Virginia Tech against North ...

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