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2010-11 Boston College Basketball: Miami Game Thread (6:00 PM EDT, ESPNU)

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Boston College Eagles (13-4, 3-0 ACC) at Miami Hurricanes (11-5, 0-2 ACC)

Time: 6:00 PM EDT
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011
Place: BankUnited Center (cap. 8,000), Coral Gables, Fl.
TV: ESPNU
Internet Audio: BCEagles.com
Internet Video: ESPN3.com
Line: Boston College +5

Last Time Out: The Eagles defeated N.C. State 75-66 to move to 13-4 (3-0 ACC) on the year.

Series: Boston College leads the all-time series 24-11.
Last Meeting: Boston College 79, Miami 75 (Jan. 19, 2010)

Last 5 Meetings:

W - Boston College 79, at Miami 75 (January 19, 2010)
W - at Boston College 61, Miami 60 (December 6, 2009)
L - at Miami 69, Boston College 58 (February 21, 2009)
L - Miami 77, at Boston College 71 (January 10, 2009)
L - at Miami 74, Boston College 61 (March 5, 2008)

Trends: While the Eagles have won 15 of the last 18 meetings against the Hurricanes, Miami is 5-1 all-time in ACC home openers, and 7-0 at the BankUnited Center this season. The Hurricanes are 45-10 (.818) at home over the last four seasons. So, yeah, uhh, tough place to play, eh? BC is 7-2 in their last nine ACC games ATS.

Miami's 2009-2010 Record: 20-13 (4-12 ACC)

Miami's Probable Starters:

G - Durand Scott (So.) - 6'3", 200 lbs., New York, N.Y. - 13.9 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 3.3 APG
G - Malcolm Grant (Jr.) - 6'1", 180 lbs., Brooklyn, N.Y. - 15.5 PPG, 1.9 RPG, 3.8 APG
G-F - DeQuan Jones (Jr.) - 6'7", 219 lbs., Stone Mountain, Ga. - 5.3 PPG, 2.5 RPG, 0.5 APG
F - Erik Swoope (Fr.) - 6'6", 230 lbs., North Hollywood, Ca. - 2.4 PPG, 1.5 RPG, 0.6 APG
C - Reggie Johnson (So.) - 6'10", 303 lbs., Winston-Salem. N.C. - 12.3 PPG, 9.7 RPG, 1.2 APG

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

Go Eagles!