2012-13 Boston College Basketball: Virginia Game Thread (1:00 PM, RSN / NESN)

Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Boston College will play its fourth road contest in five games when it takes on Virginia on Saturday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena.

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Boston College Eagles (9-9, 1-4 ACC) vs. Virginia Cavaliers (13-5, 3-2 ACC)

Time: 1:00 PM Eastern
Date:
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Place:
Charlottesville, Va.
Arena: John Paul Jones Arena
Capacity: 14,593

TV: RSN (NESN in New England)
TV Announcers: Rich Waltz, Dan Bonner
Radio: WEEI (850 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Danya Abrams

Line: Boston College +9

Last Time Out: The Eagles have opened the ACC portion of their schedule at 1-4. Their four losses have come by a combined 14 points. They lost at Maryland Tuesday night, 64-59

Series: Boston College and Virginia have met 14 times. Virginia leads the all-time series 8-6.
Last Meeting at JPJA: Virginia 66, Boston College 49 (January 26, 2012)

Last Five Meetings:

L - Virginia 66, Boston College 49 (January 26, 2012)
W - Boston College 63, Virginia 44 (February 26, 2011)
W - Boston College 70, Virginia 67 (January 19, 2011)
L - Virginia 68, Boston College 62 (March 11, 2010)
W - Boston College 68, Virginia 55 (March 3, 2010)

Trends: BC has lost four of five in conference play this year by a combined 14 points. Virginia is riding a two game win streak. The Cavaliers are 11-1 at home this season. All of the Eagles' wins in the all-time series have come as a member of the ACC. BC has won five of the last seven meetings.

Virginia's 2011-2012 Record: 22-10 (9-7 ACC)

Virginia's Probable Starters:

G - Jontel Evans (Sr.) - 5-11, 188 lbs., Hampton, Va. - 3.1 PPG, 4.0 APG, 2.2 RPG
G - Joe Harris (Jr.) - 6-6, 211 lbs., Chelan, Wa. - 15.3 PPG, 2.3 APG, 4.1 RPG
G - Paul Jesperson (So.) - 6-6, 197 lbs., Merrill, Wi. - 4.4 PPG, 1.2 APG, 1.9 RPG
F - Akil Mitchell (Jr.) - 6-8, 234 lbs., Charlotte, N.C. - 12.1 PPG, 1.8 APG, 9.0 RPG
F - Evan Nolte (Fr.) - 6-8, 207 lbs., Milton, Ga. - 7.1 PPG, 1.3 APG, 2.4 RPG

Boston College's Last Game Starters:

G - Olivier Hanlan (Fr.) - 6-4, 188 lbs., Aylmer, Quebec - 13.9 PPG, 2.6 APG, 4.6 RPG
G - Joe Rahon (Fr.) - 6-2, 195 lbs., San Diego, Ca. - 10.4 PPG, 3.8 APG, 2.9 RPG
G - Patrick Heckmann (So.) - 6-5, 205 lbs., Mainz, Germany - 8.2 PPG, 1.7 APG, 2.7 RPG
G - Lonnie Jackson (So.) - 6-3, 180 lbs., Valencia, Ca. - 10.3 PPG, 2.1 APG, 3.2 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (So.) - 6-8, 220 lbs., Lakewood, Ca. - 16.5 PPG, 1.5 APG, 9.4 RPG

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

Go Eagles!

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