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2012 Boston College Football: Maine Game Thread (1:00 PM, ESPN3)

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Maine Black Bears (0-0, 0-0 CAA) vs. Boston College Eagles (0-1, 0-1 ACC)

Time: 1:00 PM Eastern
Date: Saturday, September 8, 2012
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Stadium: Alumni Stadium
Capacity: 44,500
Surface: AstroTurf

TV Announcers: Bob Picozzi (play-by-play), Paul Maguire (analyst), Cat Whitehill (sideline)
Radio: Boston College IMG Sports Network, WEEI Sports Radio, AM 850, FM 93.7, Flagship Station
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Pete Cronan (analyst), Brian St. Pierre (sideline)
Mobile: WEEI application, iPhone & Android
Official Twitter News Feed: @BCFootballNews

Spread: No line
Weather: Isolated T-storms, high 79 degrees, 30% chance of rain

Opponents Sites: Maine football blog?

Excitement Level: Maine football?

Series: BC and Maine have previously met six times. The all-time series is tied at 3-3.
First Meeting: Maine 6, Boston College 0 (Sept. 20, 1913)
Last Meeting at Alumni Stadium: Boston College 22, Maine 0 (Sept. 30, 2006)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 22, Maine 0 (Sept. 30, 2006)
W - Boston College 56, Maine 0 (Oct. 28, 1967)
W - Boston College 42, Maine 0 (Oct. 5, 1929)
L - Maine 14, Boston College 0 (Oct. 16, 1915)
L - Maine 27, Boston College 6 (Oct. 3, 1914)

Trends: BC is 3-0 at home all-time against Maine and 0-3 on the road (with the last road game occurring in 1915). The Eagles have won the last three meetings by a combined score of 120-0. The Eagles have won the last 11 matchups against teams from the Colonial Athletic Association, a streak dating back to the 1978 season. All-time BC is 23-2-0 vs. the CAA. This game marks the 1,000 game in Maine football history

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