clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

2011-12 Boston College Basketball: UC Riverside Game Thread (5:00 PM, ESPNU)

New, 17 comments

Bostoncollege_medium vs. California-riverside_medium

Boston College Eagles (1-3, 0-0 ACC) vs. UC Riverside Highlanders (1-3, 0-0 Big West)

What: 2011 76 Classic Second Round
Time: 5:00 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, November 25, 2011
Place: Anaheim, Ca.
Arena: Anaheim Convention Center
Capacity: 9,100

TV: ESPNU
Radio: WEEI (93.7 FM/850 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jim Rose, Malcolm Huckaby
Internet Audio: BCEagles.com
Line: No line

Last Time Out: The Eagles fell to Saint Louis 62-51 in the first round of the 76 Classic.

Series: First ever meeting between Boston College and UC Riverside.
Trends: Boston College and UC Riverside have both dropped three straight after winning their season opener. BC hasn't lost four straight non-conference games since the 1976-77 season. UCR has played only two teams in this year's 76 Classic Field -- Santa Clara and Washington State. UCR made the jump to Division I for the 2001 season.

UC-Riverside's 2010-2011 Record: 12-19 (6-10 Big West)

UC-Riverside' Probable Starters:

G - Phil Martin (Sr.) - 6-4, 200 lbs., Staten Island, N.Y. - 12.5 PPG, 0.8 APG, 6.5 RPG
G - Kareem Nitoto (Sr.) - 6-1, 185 lbs., Oakland, Ca. - 9.0 PPG, 1.7 APG, 3.3 RPG
G - Daymond Cowlah (So.) - 6-0, 180 lbs., Lake View Terrace, Ca. - 4.8 PPG, 1.5 APG, 2.8 RPG
F - Kevin Bradshaw (Sr.) - 6-8, 225 lbs., Upland, Ca. - 3.5 PPG, 0.3 APG, 5.8 RPG
F - Elliott Berry (Sr.) - 6-7, 210 lbs., Fresno, Ca. - 7.5 PPG, 0.0 APG, 5.0 RPG

Boston College's Projected Starters:

G - John Cahill (Grad) - 6-1, 170 lbs., Albany, N.Y. - 4.5 PPG, 1.0 APG, 1.5 RPG
G - Matt Humphrey (Jr.) - 6-5, 192 lbs., Chicago, Ill. - 10.8 PPG, 1.5 APG, 3.5 RPG
G - Patrick Heckmann (Fr.) - 6-5, 196 lbs., Mainz, Germany - 10.3 PPG, 1.3 APG, 5.0 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (Fr.) - 6-8, 217 lbs., Lakewood, Ca. - 10.5 PPG, 0.8 APG, 5.5 RPG
C - Dennis Clifford (Fr.) - 7-0, 241 lbs., Bridgewater, Ma. - 9.3 PPG, 1.0 APG, 6.5 RPG

Leave your pre-, in- and post-game comments below.

Go Eagles!