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2009-2010 Boston College Men's Basketball: Duke Game Thread

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Boston College Eagles (10-6, 1-1 ACC) at Duke Blue Devils (13-2, 1-1 ACC)

Time: 7:00 EST
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010
Place: Cameron Indoor Stadium (capacity 9,314), Durham, N.C.
TV: ESPN

The Line: BC +17

Last Time Out: Boston College lost at Clemson 72-56 to fall to 10-6 (1-1 ACC) on the season.


Series: Duke leads the all-time series 10-2.
Last Meeting: Duke 66, Boston College 65 (Mar. 13, 2009)
Last Meeting at Cameron Indoor: Duke 90, Boston College 80 (Feb. 9, 2008)

Trends: BC has never won at Cameron Indoor (0-4). Before last season's 80-74 win over the Blue Devils, the Eagles had lost 8 straight to Duke dating back to 1985.

Duke's 2008-2009 Record: 28-6 (11-5 ACC), Regional Semifinal NCAA Tournament loss to Villanova

Probable Starters:

  • G - Jon Scheyer (Sr.) - 6'5", 190 lbs., Northbrook, Il. - 20.1 PPG, 3.5 RPG
  • G - Nolan Smith (Jr.) - 6'2", 185 lbs., Upper Marlboro, Md. - 17.8 PPG, 2.5 RPG
  • F - Kyle Singler (Jr.) - 6'8", 230 lbs., Medford, Or. - 15.4 PPG, 6.9 RPG
  • F - Lance Thomas (Sr.) - 6'8", 225 lbs., Scotch Plains, N.J. - 5.7 PPG, 4.3 RPG
  • F - Miles Plumlee (So.) - 6'10", 240 lbs., Warsaw, In. - 7.1 PPG, 6.2 RPG

This one could get ugly ... fast. The game is on ESPN. Leave your pre-, in- or post-game thoughts below.

Go Eagles!