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2011-12 Boston College Basketball: Georgia Tech Game Thread (7:00 PM, ACC Network)

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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (10-18, 3-11 ACC) vs. Boston College Eagles (8-20, 3-11 ACC)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Place: Conte Forum
Arena: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Capacity: 8,606

TV: ACC Network / NESN
TV Announcers: Rich Waltz, Cory Alexander
Online: ESPN3.com
Radio: WRKO (680 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Malcolm Huckaby
Internet Audio: BCEagles.com

Line: Boston College +1

Last Time Out: Boston College fell to Wake Forest 85-56 as the Deacons completed a regular season sweep of the Eagles.

Series: Boston College and Georgia Tech have met 14 times. Georgia Tech leads the all-time series 9-5.
Last Meeting: Georgia Tech 51, Boston College 47 (February 4, 2012)
Last Meeting in Chestnut Hill: Boston College 86, Georgia Tech 75 (January 8, 2011)
Last Five Meetings:

L - Georgia Tech 51, Boston College 47 (February 4, 2012)
W - Boston College 86, Georgia Tech 75 (January 8, 2011)
L - Georgia Tech 73, Boston College 68 (February 27, 2010)
W - Boston College 67, Georgia Tech 66 (March 7, 2009)
W - Boston College 80, Georgia Tech 76 (OT) (January 20, 2009)

Trends: The Yellow Jackets are 5-4 versus the Eagles since BC joined the ACC in 2005-06.

Fun Leap Year Facts: Wednesday's game will be the first time in program history that the Eagles have played in Chestnut Hill on February 29. BC is 2-3 all-time on games played on February 29. BC has not played on this date since 1992 when it lost at Georgetown, 76-60. Its last win came in 1972 when it defeated UConn, 41-39, in overtime.

Georgia Tech's 2010-2011 Record: 13-18 (5-11 ACC)

Georgia Tech's Probable Starters:

G - Mfon Udofia (Jr.) - 6-2, 193 lbs., Stone Mountain, Ga. - 9.7 PPG, 2.8 APG, 3.6 RPG
G - Brandon Reed (So.) - 6-3, 180 lbs., Powder Springs, Ga. - 7.9 PPG, 1.2 APG, 3.2 RPG
G-F - Jason Morris (So.) - 6-5, 210 lbs., Hephzibah, Ga. - 7.4 PPG, 1.0 APG, 3.1 RPG
F - Kammeon Holsey (So.) - 6-8, 226 lbs., Sparta, Ga. - 9.5 PPG, 0.9 APG, 4.7 RPG
C - Daniel Miller (So.) - 6-11, 258 lbs., Loganville, Ga. - 8.0 PPG, 1.5 APG, 6.5 RPG

Boston College's Projected Starters:

G - Jordan Daniels (Fr.) - 5-8, 153 lbs., Fontana, Ca. - 6.1 PPG, 2.5 APG, 1.5 RPG
G - Matt Humphrey (Jr.) - 6-5, 192 lbs., Chicago, Il. - 10.2 PPG, 1.5 APG, 3.4 RPG
G - Lonnie Jackson (Fr.) - 6-3, 170 lbs., Valencia, Ca. - 8.4 PPG, 1.7 APG, 2.5 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (Fr.) - 6-8, 217 lbs., Lakewood, Ca. - 11.0 PPG, 0.9 APG, 7.0 RPG
C - Dennis Clifford (Fr.) - 7-0, 241 lbs., Bridgewater, Ma. - 9.1 PPG, 1.1 APG, 4.8 RPG

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Go Eagles!