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

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Boston College Eagles (14-13, 5-8 ACC) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (18-9, 6-7 ACC)

Time: 12:00 EST
Date: Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010
Place: Alexander Memorial Coliseum (cap. 9,191), Atlanta, Ga.
TV: RSN / NESN
Opponents Site: From the Rumble Seat

The Line: Georgia Tech -7.5

Last Time Out: Boston College defeated Virginia Tech 80-60 to move to 14-13, 5-8 ACC.


Series: Georgia Tech leads the all-time series 7-4.
Last Meeting: Boston College 67, Georgia Tech 66 (Mar. 7, 2009)
Last Meeting at Alexander Memorial: Boston College 80, Georgia Tech 76 (OT) (Jan. 20, 2009)

Trends: BC has won back-to-back regular season conference games for the first time in over a year. After losing to Florida State at home back on December 20, Georgia Tech has won 6 straight ACC games (and 8 straight overall) at home.

Georgia Tech's 2008-2009 Record: 12-19 (2-14 ACC)

Probable Starters:

  • G - Iman Shumpert (So.) - 6'5", 209 lbs., Oak Park, Il. - 9.2 PPG, 3.4 RPG
  • G - Glen Rice Jr. (Fr.) - 6'5", 195 lbs., Marietta, Ga. - 4.6 PPG, 2.7 RPG
  • G - D'Andre Bell (Sr.) - 6'6", 222 lbs., Los Angeles, Ca. - 6.2 PPG, 2.5 RPG
  • F - Gani Lawal (Jr.) - 6'9", 234 lbs., Norcross, Ga. - 13.4 PPG, 9.3 RPG
  • F - Derrick Favors (Fr.) - 6'10", 246 lbs., Atlanta, Ga. - 11.5 PPG, 8.5 RPG

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

Go Eagles!