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2011-12 Boston College Basketball: Wake Forest Game Thread (1:00 PM, NESN)

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Boston College Eagles (8-19, 3-10 ACC) vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons (12-15, 3-10 ACC)

Time: 1:00 PM Eastern
Date: Saturday February 25, 2012
Place: Winston-Salem, N.C.
Arena: Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Capacity: 14,665

TV: ACC Network / NESN
TV Announcers: Rich Waltz, Larry Conley
Online: ESPN3.com (subject to blackout)
Radio: WEEI (93.7 FM/850 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Malcolm Huckaby
Internet Audio: bceagles.com

Line: Boston College +5

Last Time Out: Boston College lost to Duke 75-50 to fall to 8-19 (3-10 ACC).

Series: Wake Forest and Boston College have met 13 times all-time. BC leads the all-time series 9-4.
Last Meeting: Wake Forest 71, Boston College 56 (January 21, 2012)
Last Meeting at Lawrence Joel Coliseum: Wake Forest 92, Boston College 85 (February 9, 2010)
Last Five Meetings:

L - Wake Forest 71, Boston College 56 (January 21, 2012)
W - Boston College 81, Wake Forest 67 (March 10, 2011)
W - Boston College 84, Wake Forest 68 (March 6, 2011)
L - Wake Forest 92, Boston College 85 (February 9, 2010)
L - Wake Forest 93, Boston College 76 (February 8, 2009)

Trends: BC owns a slight 6-4 advantage in the all-time ACC series against the Demon Deacons. BC won both meetings last year. Wake Forest won the three before that. The Eagles are 3-1 when they accomplish at least two of the following -- hit 10 3-pointers, have 10 or fewer turnovers and keep opponent to 10 or fewer offensive rebounds (Donahue's Rule of 10).

Wake Forest's 2010-2011 Record: 8-24 (1-15 ACC)

Wake Forest's Probable Starters:

G - Tony Chennault (So.) - 6-2, 195 lbs., Philadelphia, Pa. - 9.3 PPG, 2.9 APG, 3.1 RPG
G - C.J. Harris (Jr.) - 6-3, 190 lbs., Winston-Salem, N.C. - 16.8 PPG, 2.5 APG, 3.3 RPG
G - Chase Fischer (Fr). - 6-3, 180 lbs., Ripley, W.V. - 7.0 PPG, 1.4 APG, 2.3 RPG
F - Travis McKie (So.) - 6-7, 210 lbs., Richmond, Va. - 15.7 PPG, 1.1 APG, 7.2 RPG
F - Nikita Mescheriakov (Sr.) - 6-8, 220 lbs., Minsk, Belarus - 7.4 PPG, 1.4 APG, 3.7 RPG

Boston College's Projected Starters:

G - Jordan Daniels (Fr.) - 5-8, 153 lbs., Fontana, Ca. - 6.2 PPG, 2.4 APG, 1.6 RPG
G - Matt Humphrey (Jr.) - 6-5, 192 lbs., Chicago, Il. - 10.3 PPG, 1.6 APG, 3.5 RPG
G - Lonnie Jackson (Fr.) - 6-3, 170 lbs., Valencia, Ca. - 8.2 PPG, 1.7 APG, 2.4 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (Fr.) - 6-8, 217 lbs., Lakewood, Ca. - 10.8 PPG, 0.9 APG, 7.0 RPG
C - Dennis Clifford (Fr.) - 7-0, 241 lbs., Bridgewater, Ma. - 9.1 PPG, 1.0 APG, 4.8 RPG

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Go Eagles!