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Harris' career-high 29 leads Wake Forest past Boston College 75-72 for 2nd straight ACC win

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    Boston College's Lonnie Jackson, right, and Wake Forest's Arnaud William Adala Moto, left, collide during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Wake Forest won 75-72. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)The Associated Press

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    Wake Forest's Devin Thomas (2) celebrates after teammate C.J. Harris (11) made a three-point basket against Boston College during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Wake Forest won 75-72. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)The Associated Press

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    Wake Forest head coach Jeff Bzdelik directs his team against Boston College during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)The Associated Press

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    Wake Forest's Aaron Rountree III (33) dunks as Boston College's Lonnie Jackson (20) leaps past during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)The Associated Press

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    Wake Forest's C.J. Harris (11) shoots over Boston College's Joe Rahon (25) and Olivier Hanlan (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)The Associated Press

C.J. Harris scored a career-high 29 points and Wake Forest held off a late Boston College rally for a 75-72 Atlantic Coast Conference win Saturday.

Travis McKie added 18 points for the Demon Deacons (9-6, 2-1), who overcame shooting problems early in the first half to win their second straight ACC game.

Lonnie Jackson scored 23 points, Olivier Hanlan added 18 and Ryan Anderson had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Eagles (9-7, 1-2), who trailed by 12 points in the second half.

Wake Forest still led by 10 with five minutes remaining when Boston College began its comeback.

The Eagles cut the Demon Deacons' lead down to one point twice in the final two minutes, the last at 73-72 on a pair of Joe Rahon free throws with 1:28 remaining. With a chance to take the lead, Rahon missed a heavily-contested layup with five seconds left.