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

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North Carolina Tar Heels (14-12, 3-8) at Boston College Eagles (12-13, 3-8 ACC)

Time: 12:00 EST
Date: Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010
Place: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Ma.
TV: CBS
Opponents Site: Carolina March

The Line: Boston College -3

Last Time Out: Boston College lost to Florida State for the second time this season, 62-47, falling to 12-13, 3-8 ACC.


Series: North Carolina leads the all-time series 6-4.
Last Meeting: Boston College 85, North Carolina 78 (Jan. 4, 2009)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: North Carolina 90, Boston College 80 (Mar. 1, 2008)

Trends: Both BC and North Carolina come into today's game having lost 8 of their last 10 ACC games. UNC is 1-6 in away games this season. BC is only 8-6 at home this season. BC has never defeated UNC at Conte Forum (0-2).

North Carolina's 2008-2009 Record: 34-4 (13-3 ACC), National Champions

Probable Starters:

  • G - Larry Drew II (So.) - 6'2", 180 lbs., Encino, Ca. - 8.8 PPG, 2.8 RPG
  • G-F - Will Graves (Jr.) - 6'6", 240 lbs., Greensboro, N.C. - 9.6 PPG, 4.8 RPG
  • G-F - Marcus Ginyard (Sr.) - 6'5", 210 lbs., Alexandria, Va. - 8.4 PPG, 3.8 RPG
  • F - Deon Thompson (Sr.) - 6'9", 245 lbs., Torrance, Ca. - 14.3 PPG, 6.3 RPG
  • F - John Henson (Fr.) - 6'10", 195 lbs., Tampa, Fl. - 3.6 PPG, 2.5 RPG

Leave your pre-, in- or post-game thoughts below.

Go Eagles!