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2010-11 Boston College Basketball: North Carolina Game Thread (9:00 PM EDT, ACC Network)

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North Carolina Tar Heels (15-5, 5-1 ACC) at Boston College Eagles (14-7, 4-3 ACC)

Time: 9:00 PM EDT
Date: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
Place: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Ma.
TV: ACC Network / Raycom / CBS (TV 38) in Boston (Complete TV listings)
Radio: Affiliates
Internet Audio: BCEagles.com
Internet Video: ESPN3.com
Line: North Carolina -2.5

Last Time Out: The Eagles lost to the Blue Devils in Durham, 84-68.

Series: North Carolina leads the all-time series 6-4.
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 71, North Carolina 67 (Feb. 20, 2010)
Last 5 Meetings:

W - at Boston College 71, North Carolina 67 (February 20, 2010)
W - Boston College 85, at North Carolina 78 (January 4, 2009)
L - North Carolina 90, at Boston College 80 (March 1, 2008)
L - at North Carolina 91, Boston College 69 (January 31, 2008)
L - North Carolina 71, Boston College 56 (March 10, 2007)

Trends: Boston College has won the last two games in this series. North Carolina has won its last three ACC games by an average margin of 11 points. The Heels are just 3-2 in true road games this season, while BC is 9-2 at home (BC is 9-0 at home against teams NOT from the Ivy League). BC is 2-2 against the RPI Top 50. North Carolina comes into the game with an RPI of 15.

North Carolina's 2009-2010 Record: 20-17 (5-11 ACC)

North Carolina's Probable Starters:

G - Dexter Strickland (So.) - 6'3", 180 lbs., Rahway, N.J. - 8.6 PPG, 1.9 APG, 3.2 RPG
G - Kendall Marshall (Fr.) - 6'3", 186 lbs., Dumfries, Va. - 4.1 PPG, 4.4 APG, 1.4 RPG
F - Harrison Barnes (Fr.) - 6'8", 210 lbs., Ames, Ia. - 12.5 PPG, 1.4 APG, 5.3 RPG
F - John Henson (So.) - 6'10", 210 lbs., Tampa, Fl. - 10.8 PPG, 0.8 APG, 8.5 RPG
F - Tyler Zeller (Jr.) - 7'0", 250 lbs., Washington, In. - 13.8 PPG, 0.6 APG, 7.1 RPG

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

Go Eagles!