2013-14 Boston College Basketball: Virginia Tech Game Thread (7:00 PM, NESN)

Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Boston College hosts Virginia Tech on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in Conte Forum for the second meeting between the two teams this month. The game is televised on NESN.

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Virginia Tech Hokies (8-11, 1-6 ACC) vs. Boston College Eagles (5-14, 1-5 ACC)

Time: 7:00 PM
Date:
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Place:
Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Arena: Conte Forum
Capacity: 8,606

TV: NESN
Announcers: Wes Durham (play-by-play), Dan Bonner (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 #VTvsBC

Line: Boston College -5.5

Last Time Out: Boston College loss to Georgia Tech, 68-60, last Tuesday to fall to 5-14 on the year.

Series: Boston College and Virginia Tech have met 24 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 16-8.
First Meeting: Virginia Tech 75, Boston College 70 (December 29, 1981)
Last Meeting: Boston College 62, Virginia Tech 59 (January 11, 2014)
Last Meeting at Conte: Boston College 61, Virginia Tech 59 (January 14, 2012)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 62, Virginia Tech 59 (January 11, 2014)
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)

Trends: Boston College has lost seven of its last eight games. The Hokies have lost six straight and eight of their last nine. BC is 10-1 at home against Virginia Tech with the lone loss coming in 2008. The Eagles have won the last four meetings in Conte Forum.

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. - 9.5 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 4.6 APG
G - Will Johnston (Jr.) - 6-3, 185 lbs., Midlothian, Va. - 2.9 PPG, 1.6 RPG, 0.6 APG
G-F - Jarell Eddie (Sr.) - 6-7, 220 lbs., Charlotte, N.C. - 14.4 PPG, 5.6 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. - 3.7 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 0.6 APG

Boston College's Last Game Starters:

G - Olivier Hanlan (So.) - 6-4, 181 lbs., Alymer, Quebec - 18.9 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 3.1 APG
G - Joe Rahon (So.) - 6-2, 192 lbs., San Diego, Calif. - 8.9 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 3.1 APG
G - Lonnie Jackson (Jr.) - 6-3, 178 lbs., Valencia, Calif. - 7.3 PPG, 2.5 RPG, 1.8 APG
F - Eddie Odio (Jr.) - 6-7, 213 lbs., Miami, Fla. - 5.1 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 0.8 APG
F - Ryan Anderson (Jr.) - 6-8, 219 lbs., Lakewood, Calif. - 14.5 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 1.2 APG

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

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