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2011-12 Boston College Basketball: Boston University Game Thread (2:00 PM, ESPN3)

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Boston U. Terriers (3-4, 0-0 America East) Boston College Eagles (2-5, 0-0 ACC)

Time: 2:00 PM
Date: Saturday, December 3, 2011
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Conte Forum
Capacity: 8,606

TV: ESPN3
TV Announcers: Eric Frede, Ron Perry
Radio: WEEI (93.7 FM/850 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Malcolm Huckaby

Last Time Out: The Eagles fell to visiting Penn State in the 2011 Big Ten/ACC Challenge, losing 62-54.

Series: Boston College and Boston University have met a total of 55 times. BC leads the all-time series 39-16.
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 80, Boston University 74 (December 11, 2004)

Last 5 Meetings:

W - Boston College 80, Boston University 74 (December 11, 2004)
W - Boston College 67, Boston University 44 (November 29, 2003)
W - Boston College 80, Boston University 61 (November 26, 2002)
W - Boston College 82, Boston University 65 (November 18, 2001)
W - Boston College 57, Boston University 52 (January 30, 1981)

Trends: BC has won eight straight games over the Terriers, a streak that dates back to 1974. Boston U. has won 3 straight after dropping each of its first four games of the season.

Boston University's 2010-2011 Record: 21-14 (12-4 America East)

Boston University's Probable Starters:

G - Darryl Partin (Sr.) - 6-6, 190 lbs., Seattle, Wa. - 23.4 PPG, 1.6 APG, 4.4 RPG
G - D.J. Irving (So.) - 6-0, 165 lbs., Chester, Pa. - 13.4 PPG, 4.9 APG, 3.0 RPG
F - Travis Robinson (So.) - 6-5, 190 lbs., Philadelphia, Pa. - 4.9 PPG, 1.1 APG, 1.9 RPG
F - Patrick Hazel (Sr.) - 6-6, 220 lbs., Jamaica, N.Y. - 9.3 PPG, 1.0 APG, 6.4 RPG
F - Dom Morris (So.) - 6-7, 240 lbs., Newark, De. - 6.3 PPG, 1.7 APG, 6.3 RPG

Boston College's Projected Starters:

G - Gabriel Moton (So.) - 6-1, 177 lbs., St. Petersburg, Fl. - 3.7 PPG, 1.4 APG, 2.7 RPG
G - Matt Humphrey (Jr.) - 6-5, 192 lbs., Chicago, Ill. - 11.6 PPG, 1.3 APG, 3.4 RPG
G - Patrick Heckmann (Fr.) - 6-5, 196 lbs., Mainz, Germany - 12.0 PPG, 1.6 APG, 3.7 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (Fr.) - 6-8, 217 lbs., Lakewood, Ca. - 7.4 PPG, 1.3 APG, 5.7 RPG
C - KC Caudill (Fr.) - 6-10, 279 lbs., Brea, Ca. - 4.1 PPG, 0.4 APG, 1.4 RPG

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