2011-12 Boston College Basketball: Georgia Tech Game Thread (1 PM, ESPNU)

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Boston College Eagles (7-15, 2-6 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (8-14, 1-7 ACC)

Time: 1:00 PM Eastern
Date:
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Place:
Philips Arena
Arena: Atlanta, Ga.
Capacity: 19,445

TV: ESPNU
TV Announcers: Mike Crispino, Bob Valvano
Online: ESPN3.com
Radio: WRKO (680 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Malcolm Huckaby
Internet Audio:
BCEagles.com

Line: Boston College +9.5

Last Time Out: Boston College lost to N.C. State 56-51 to fall to 7-15 on the year (2-6 ACC).

Series: Boston College and Georgia Tech have met 13 times. Georgia Tech leads the all-time series 8-5.
Last Meeting: Boston College 86, N.C. State 75 (January 8, 2011)
Last Meeting in ATL: Georgia Tech 73, Boston College 68 (February 27, 2010)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 86, N.C. State 75 (January 8, 2011)
L - Georgia Tech 73, Boston College 68 (February 27, 2010)
W - Boston College 67, Georgia Tech 66 (March 7, 2009)
W - Boston College 80, Georgia Tech 76 (OT) (January 20, 2009)
L - Georgia Tech 86, Boston College 78 (March 8, 2008)

Trends: Georgia Tech has lost six in a row in ACC play, and 10 of its last 11. BC has lost four straight and eight of its last 10. The Eagles have won three of their last four contests with Georgia Tech, but have won just once in their last four meetings in Atlanta. BC and Georgia Tech have met twice in the NCAA Tournament -- 2005 and 1996 -- yet have never faced one another in the ACC Tournament.

Georgia Tech's 2010-2011 Record: 13-18 (5-11 ACC)

Georgia Tech's Probable Starters:

G - Mfon Udofia (Jr.) - 6-2, 193 lbs., Stone Mountain, Ga. - 11.0 PPG, 2.2 APG, 3.5 RPG
G - Brandon Reed (So.) - 6-3, 180 lbs., Powder Springs, Ga. - 7.5 PPG, 1.1 APG, 3.2 RPG
G-F - Jason Morris (So.) - 6-5, 210 lbs., Hephzibah, Ga. - 8.4 PPG, 1.0 APG, 3.3 RPG
F - Kammeon Holsey (So.) - 6-8, 226 lbs., Sparta, Ga. - 8.5 PPG, 0.8 APG, 4.4 RPG
C - Daniel Miller (So.) - 6-11, 258 lbs., Loganville, Ga. - 7.6 PPG, 1.5 APG, 6.3 RPG

Boston College's Projected Starters:

G - Jordan Daniels (Fr.) - 5-8, 153 lbs., Fontana, Ca. - 5.8 PPG, 2.4 APG, 1.5 RPG
G - Matt Humphrey (Jr.) - 6-5, 192 lbs., Chicago, Il. - 9.9 PPG, 1.2 APG, 3.5 RPG
G - Lonnie Jackson (Fr.) - 6-3, 170 lbs., Valencia, Ca. - 7.6 PPG, 1.7 APG, 2.5 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (Fr.) - 6-8, 217 lbs., Lakewood, Ca. - 9.6 PPG, 1.0 APG, 6.6 RPG
C - Dennis Clifford (Fr.) - 7-0, 241 lbs., Bridgewater, Ma. - 9.6 PPG, 1.0 APG, 5.3 RPG

Leave your pre-, in- and post-game comments below.

Go Eagles!

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