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2010-11 Boston College Basketball: South Carolina Game Thread (5:30 PM EDT, ESPNU)

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Boston College Eagles (10-3, 1-0 ACC) at South Carolina Gamecocks (8-3, 0-0 SEC)

Time: 5:30 PM EDT
Date: Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011
Place: Colonial Life Arena (cap. 18,000), Columbia, S.C.
TV: ESPNU
Internet Audio: BCEagles.com
Last Time Out: Boston College lost to Rhode Island 67-65 to fall to 10-3 on the season.

Series: All-time series knotted at 1.
Last Meeting: Boston College 85, South Carolina 76 (December 30, 2009)
Trends: Rhode Island snapped a seven game winning streak for BC. BC's longest winning streak last year was just 3 games (twice). Last season at Cornell, Donahue was 3-1 following a loss. After winning seven of their first eight games, South Carolina has dropped two of their last three, including a curious 91-75 loss to Furman, the Purple Paladins!

South Carolina's 2009-2010 Record: 15-16 (6-10 SEC)

South Carolina's Probable Starters:

G - Bruce Ellington (Fr.) - 5'9", 197 lbs., Moncks Corner, S.C. - 14.4 PPG, 3.5 RPG
G - Brian Richardson (Fr.) - 6'4," 164 lbs., Wilson, N.C. - 8.3 PPG, 2.1 RPG
F - Lakeem Jackson (So.) - 6'5", 230 lbs., Charlotte, N.C. - 8.7 PPG, 6.5 RPG
F - Sam Muldrow (Sr.) - 6'9", 229 lbs., Florence, S.C. - 9.7 PPG, 6.5 RPG
F - Damontre Harris (Fr.) - 6'9", 214 lbs., Fayetteville, N.C. - 2.8 PPG, 3.3 RPG

Happy New Year! Here's to an NCAA Tournament berth in 2011.

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