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2011-12 Boston College Basketball: Sacred Heart Game Thread (7:00 PM)

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Sacred Heart Pioneers (6-7, 1-1 NEC) vs. Boston College Eagles (4-7, 0-0 ACC)

Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Conte Forum
Capacity: 8,606

TV: Nope
Radio: WRKO (680 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Malcolm Huckaby
Internet Audio: BCEagles.com
Internet Video: BCEagles.com

Line: No line

Last Time Out: Boston College defeated Bryant 75-55 to move to 4-7 on the year.

Series: Boston College leads the all-time series 5-0.
Trends: The Eagles opened the series in 2003-04 with a close 72-70 win. The two teams met each season from 2005-06 to 2008-09 and three of those victories came by double digits. The closest contest was an 80-75 BC win in 2007-08. BC is 2-1 when the Eagles have more rebounds than their opponent (2-6 when getting out-rebounded).

Sacred Heart's 2010-2011 Record: 11-18 (6-12 NEC)

Sacred Heart's Probable Starters:

G - Chris Evans (So.) - 6-2, 195 lbs., Stamford, Ct. - 8.1 PPG, 2.4 APG, 3.8 RPG
G - Evan Kelley (So.) - 6-3, 175 lbs., Norwalk, Ct. - 8.2 PPG, 3.0 APG, 2.3 RPG
G - Shane Gibson (Jr.) - 6-2, 170 lbs., Killingly, Ct. - 18.5 PPG, 2.0 APG, 4.1 RPG
F - Justin Swidowski (Jr.) - 6-9, 205 lbs., Cinnaminson, N.J. - 11.5 PPG, 0.5 APG, 5.9 RPG
F - Femi Akinpetide (Jr.) - 6-6, 220 lbs., Sydney, Australia - 2.6 PPG, 0.5 APG, 2.5 RPG

Boston College's Projected Starters:

G - Jordan Daniels (Fr.) - 5-8, 153 lbs., Fontana, Ca. - 4.6 PPG, 2.1 APG, 1.4 RPG
G - Matt Humphrey (Jr.) - 6-5, 192 lbs., Chicago, Ill. - 9.5 PPG, 1.3 APG, 3.5 RPG
G - Lonnie Jackson (Fr.) - 6-3, 170 lbs., Valencia, Ca. - 6.6 PPG, 0.9 APG, 2.5 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (Fr.) - 6-8, 217 lbs., Lakewood, Ca. - 9.0 PPG, 1.4 APG, 5.9 RPG
C - Dennis Clifford (Fr.) - 7-0, 241 lbs., Bridgewater, Ma. - 8.0 PPG, 0.8 APG, 5.5 RPG

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

Go Eagles!