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2011-12 Boston College Basketball: Holy Cross Game Thread (7:30 PM Eastern)

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Boston College Eagles (1-0, 0-0 ACC) vs. Holy Cross Crusaders (0-2, 0-0 Patriot)

What: Jesuit Basketball Spotlight!
Time: 7:30 PM EST
Date: Friday, November 18, 2011
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: DCU Center
Capacity: 13,008

TV: Nope
Radio: WEEI (93.7 FM/850 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jon Rish, Malcolm Huckaby
Internet Audio: BCEagles.com
Line: No line.

Last Time Out: Boston College defeated New Hampshire 67-64 to move to 1-0 on the season.

Series: Boston College and Holy Cross have met 110 times. Holy Cross leads the all-time series 59-51.
Last Meeting at Hart Center: Boston College 63, Holy Cross 53 (January 17, 2006)

Last 5 Meetings:

W - Boston College 69, Holy Cross 54 (November 22, 2010)
W - Boston College 63, Holy Cross 53 (January 17, 2006)
W - Boston College 63, Holy Cross 60 (December 9, 2004)
W - Boston College 64, Holy Cross 51 (December 2, 2003)
L - Holy Cross 71, Boston College 70 (December 1, 2002)

Trends: Boston College has won four straight over the Crusaders. Holy Cross leads 29-21 in Worcester, while the Eagles hold a 4-1 edge at the DCU Center. These two programs met every year from 1946-2006 and renewed the rivalry last season (a 69-54 BC win). Holy Cross is 61-72 all-time vs. current members of the ACC.

Holy Cross's 2010-2011 Record: 8-21 (7-7 Patriot)

Holy Cross's Probable Starters:

G - Justin Burrell (Fr.) - 5-9, 165, Dumfries, Va. - 8.0 PPG, 1.5 APG, 0.5 RPG
G - Devin Brown (Sr.) - 6-1, 190, Baltimore, Md. - 15.5 PPG, 1.0 APG, 3.0 RPG
F - R.J. Evans (Jr.) - 6-3, 200, Salem, Ct. - 14.5 PPG, 2.5 APG, 4.5 RPG
F - Eric Obeysekere (Jr.) - 6-8, 209, Orinda, Ca. - 1.0 PPG, 0.0 APG, 2.0 RPG
C - Dave Dudzinski (So.) - 6-9, 227, Elburn, Il. - 10.0 PPG, 1.0 APG, 6.5 RPG

Boston College's Probable Starters:

G - John Cahill (Grad) - 6-1, 170, Albany, N.Y. - 3.0 PPG, 3.0 APG, 0.0 RPG
G - Matt Humphrey (Jr.) - 6-5, 192, Chicago, Ill. - 12.0 PPG, 1.0 APG, 4.0 RPG
G - Patrick Heckmann (Fr.) - 6-5, 196, Mainz, Germany - 19.0 PPG, 0.0 APG, 8.0 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (Fr.) - 6-8, 217, Lakewood, Ca. - 13.0 PPG, 0.0 APG, 10.0 RPG
C - Dennis Clifford (Fr.) - 7-0, 241, Bridgewater, Ma. - 1.0 PPG, 1.0 APG, 7.0 RPG

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Go Eagles!