2013 Boston College Basketball: Florida Atlantic Game Thread (8 PM, ESPNU / Watch ESPN)

Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston College men's basketball team hosts Florida Atlantic on Sunday at 8 p.m. inside Conte Forum in a game televised by ESPNU.

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Florida Atlantic Owls (1-2, 0-0 C-USA) vs. Boston College Eagles (0-3, 0-0 ACC)

What: 2K Sports Classic
Time:
8:00 PM Eastern
Date:
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Place:
Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Arena: Conte Forum
Capacity: 8,606

TV: ESPNU / Watch ESPN
TV Announcers: Jason Benetti (play-by-play), Malcolm Huckaby (color)
Radio: WEEI 850 AM, bceagles.com
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Danya Abrams (color)
BC Basketball Twitter News Feed: @BCHoopNews
Join the Conversation on Twitter: #BCHoops #FAUvsBC

Line: Boston College -16.5

Last Time Out: Boston College fell to Toledo, 95-92, on Thursday night to fall to 0-3 on the year.

Series: Boston College and Florida Atlantic have met twice. Boston College leads the all-time series 2-0.

Series History:
W - Boston College 68, Florida Atlantic 62 (November 12, 2007)
W - Boston College 71, Florida Atlantic 53 (November 19, 1997)

Trends: Boston College is 0-3 for the first time since 1963, Bob Cousy's first year as head coach. The Eagles have led at halftime in each game this year (!). Florida Atlantic opened the season with a win over Ave Maria but has lost two straight to St. Francis (NY) and Duke.

Florida Atlantic's 2012-2013 Record: 14-18, 9-11 Sun Belt

Florida Atlantic's Probable Starters:

G - D'Andre Johnson (Fr.) - 6-0, 185 lbs., Detroit, Mi. - 5.3 PPG, 1.3 RPG, 2.0 APG
G - Richard Morrow (Jr.) - 6-4, 198 lbs., Cleveland, Oh. - 8.3 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 0.3 APG
G - Jackson Trapp (So.) - 6-4, 186 lbs., Tallahassee, Fl. - 9.7 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 1.3 APG
G - Pablo Bertone (Sr.) - 6-4, 198 lbs., Argentina - 14.0 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 1.0 APG
C - Dragan Sekelja (Sr.) - 7-0, 250 lbs., Zagreb, Croatia - 9.3 PPG, 7.3 RPG, 2.7 APG

Boston College's Probable Starters

G - Olivier Hanlan (So.) - 6-4, 181 lbs., Aylmer, Quebec - 20.0 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 3.7 APG
G - Joe Rahon (So.) - 6-2, 192 lbs., San Diego, Calif. - 12.0 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 3.3 APG
F - Alex Dragicevich (Jr.) - 6-7, 207 lbs., Northbrook, Ill. - 6.7 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 1.7 APG
F - Eddie Odio (Jr.) - 6-7, 213 lbs., Miami, Fla. - 4.3 PPG, 2.3 RPG, 0.3 APG
F - Ryan Anderson (Jr.) - 6-8, 219 lbs., Lakewood, Calif. - 19.3 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 1.3 APG

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

Go Eagles!

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