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2010-11 Boston College Basketball: N.C. State Game Thread (9:00 PM EDT, ESPNU)

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N.C. State Wolfpack (11-4, 1-0 ACC) at Boston College Eagles (12-4, 2-0 ACC)

Time: 9:00 PM EDT
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011
Place: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Ma.
TV: ESPNU
Internet Audio: BCEagles.com
Internet Video: ESPN3.com
Line: Boston College -6

Last Time Out: The Eagles defeated Georgia Tech 86-75 to move to 12-4 (2-0 ACC) on the year.

Series: Boston College leads the all-time series 7-3.
Last Meeting: N.C. State 66, Boston College 54 (Mar. 7, 2010)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 79, N.C. State 68 (Jan. 24, 2009)

Last 5 Meetings:

L - at N.C. State 66, Boston College 54 (March 7, 2010)
L - at N.C. State 74, Boston College 69 (March 4, 2009)
W - at Boston College 79, N.C. State 68 (January 24, 2009)
W - at Boston College 82, N.C. State 65 (February 14, 2008)
W - Boston College 74, at N.C. State 58 (January 6, 2007)

Trends: The home team has won the last four games in this series. BC is 3-1 against N.C. State all-time at Conte Forum. After starting the season 6-4, N.C. State has won five straight, including a big win over Wake Forest in their ACC opener, 90-69. The Wolfpack were just 2-6 on the road last year in ACC play.

N.C. State's 2009-2010 Record: 20-16 (5-11 ACC)

N.C. State's Probable Starters:

G - Javier Gonzalez (Sr.) - 6'0", 176 lbs., Carolina, Puerto Rico - 5.7 PPG, 2.2 APG, 1.6 RPG
G - Lorenzo Brown (Fr.) - 6'5", 186 lbs., Roswell, Ga. - 10.3 PPG, 3.6 APG, 3.7 RPG
F - Scott Wood (So.) - 6'7", 177 lbs., Marion, In. - 10.6 PPG, 1.9 APG, 3.5 RPG
F - CJ Leslie (Fr.) - 6'8", 206 lbs., Holly Springs, N.C. - 10.3 PPG, 1.1 APG, 8.0 RPG
F - Tracy Smith (Sr.) - 6'8", 255 lbs., Detroit, Mi. - 11.3 PPG, 0.3 APG, 4.3 RPG

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

Go Eagles!