Boston College Eagles (1-1, 0-0 ACC)
Time: 7:00 EDT
Date: Monday, Nov. 22, 2010
Place: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Ma.
The Line: No line
Last Time Out: BC got Yale'd to fall to 1-1 on the year.
Series: Holy Cross leads the all-time series 57-52.
Last Meeting: Boston College 63, Holy Cross 53 (Jan. 17, 2006 in Worcester, Ma.)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 63, Holy Cross 60 (OT) (Dec. 9, 2004)
Trends: The Eagles have won the last three against Holy Cross, and 15 of their last 16 against the Crusaders. Their lone loss in the 20 years came on December 1, 2002 in a 71-70 loss at the DCU Center. BC was 4-1 last season following a non-conference loss.
Holy Cross's 2009-2010 Record: 9-22 (5-9 Patriot League)
- G - Mike Cavataio (Jr.) - 6'4", 190 lbs., Forest Hills, N.Y. - 9.7 PPG, 5.0 RPG
- G - R.J. Evans (Jr.) - 6'3", 200 lbs., Salem, Ct. - 11.0 PPG, 2.3 RPG
- G - Dee Goens (So.) - 6'0", 180 lbs., Alpharetta, Ga. - 5.0 PPG, 1.3 RPG
- F - Andrew Keister (Sr.) - 6'9", 235 lbs., Galloway, N.J. - 8.3 PPG, 6.3 RPG
- F - Phil Beans (So.) - 6'9", 233 lbs., Toledo, Oh. - 4.0 PPG, 5.0 RPG
The Eagles renew their long-standing rivalry with Holy Cross tonight on the hardwood. The game starts at 7 PM. Hopefully the Eagles can rebound and get in the win column and build some sort of momentum going into their first round matchup against Texas A&M in the first round of the Old Spice Classic on Thursday.
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