2013-14 Boston College Basketball: Virginia Tech Game Thread (Noon, ACC RSN)

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Boston College makes the trip down to Blacksburg on Saturday to take on Virginia Tech at noon at Cassell Coliseum. Game will be televised by the ACC's Regional Sports Networks.

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Boston College Eagles (4-11, 0-2 ACC) vs. Virginia Tech Hokies (8-6, 1-1 ACC)

Time: Noon
Date:
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Place:
Blacksburg, Va.
Arena: Cassell Coliseum
Capacity: 10,052

TV: ACC RSN
Announcers: Mike Hogewood (play-by-play), Dave Odom (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 #BCvsVT

Line: Boston College +2.5

Last Time Out: Boston College lost to Clemson 62-60 to fall to 4-11 on the year.

Series: Boston College and Virginia Tech have met 23 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 15-8.
First Meeting: Virginia Tech 75, Boston College 70 (December 29, 1981)
Last Meeting at Cassell: Boston College 86, Virginia Tech 75 (January 9, 2013)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 86, Virginia Tech 75 (January 9, 2013)
L - Virginia Tech 66, Boston College 65 (February 12, 2012)
W - Boston College 61, Virginia Tech 59 (January 14, 2012)
W - Boston College 76, Virginia Tech 61 (March 1, 2011)
W - Boston College 58, Virginia Tech 56 (February 5, 2011)

Trends: Boston College is 5-1 in its last six games and 6-4 in its last 10 games vs. Virginia Tech. All-time BC is 10-1 playing at home vs. Virginia Tech but just 5-6 at Cassell Coliseum. The Eagles have lost four straight and seven of eight. Donahue is 4-1 all-time vs. the Hokies.

Virginia Tech's 2012-2013 Record: 13-19 (4-14 ACC)

Virginia Tech's Probable Starters:

G - Devin Wilson (Fr.) - 6-4, 185 lbs., Mckees Rock, Pa. - 7.1 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 5.0 APG
G - Ben Emelogu (Fr.) - 6-5, 205 lbs., Grand Prairie, Tex. - 11.9 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 2.0 APG
G-F - Jarell Eddie (Sr.) - 6-7, 220 lbs., Charlotte, N.C. - 16.6 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 1.6 APG
F - Joey Van Zegeren (So.) - 6-10, 225 lbs., Netherlands - 4.9 PPG, 4.9 RPG, 0.4 APG
F - Trevor Thompson (Fr.) - 6-11, 210 lbs., Indianapolis, Ind. - 3.8 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 0.2 APG

Boston College's Last Game Starters:

G - Olivier Hanlan (So.) - 6-4, 181 lbs., Alymer, Quebec - 19.9 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 3.0 APG
G - Joe Rahon (So.) - 6-2, 192 lbs., San Diego, Calif. - 9.2 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 2.0 APG
G - Lonnie Jackson (Jr.) - 6-3, 178 lbs., Valencia, Calif. - 4.4 PPG, 2.3 RPG, 2.0 APG
F - Eddie Odio (Jr.) - 6-7, 213 lbs., Miami, Fla. - 4.2 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 0.6 APG
F - Ryan Anderson (Jr.) - 6-8, 219 lbs., Lakewood, Calif. - 16.0 PPG, 6.9 RPG, 1.3 APG

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

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