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2013 Boston College Football: N.C. State Game Thread (12:30 PM, ACC RSN)

Boston College returns to league action when it hosts N.C. State in its final home game of 2013 on Saturday, November 16 at 12:30 p.m. Game broadcast on ACC RSN.

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N.C. State Wolfpack (3-6, 0-6 ACC) vs. Boston College Eagles (5-4, 2-3 ACC)

Time: 12:30 PM Eastern
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Stadium: Alumni Stadium
Capacity: 44,500
Surface: AstroTurf

Announcers: Wes Durham (play-by-play), Brian Stann (analyst)
Radio: Boston College IMG Sports Network, AM 850
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Pete Cronan (analyst), Scott Mutryn (sideline)
Official BC Football Twitter News Feed: @BCFootballNews
Hashtags: #NCSUvsBC #BCFootball #WeareBC

Spread: Boston College -7

Opponent Team Site: Backing The Pack

Excitement Level: 5 / 10

Series: Boston College leads the all-time series 6-4.
First Meeting: Boston College 7, N.C. State 3 (Nov. 7, 1936)
Last Meeting: N.C. State 27, Boston College 10 (Nov. 24, 2012)
Last Meeting at Alumni Stadium: Boston College 14, N.C. State 10 (Nov. 12, 2011)

Last Five Meeting Meetings:

L - N.C. State 27, Boston College 10 (Nov. 24, 2012)
W - Boston College 14, N.C. State 10 (Nov. 12, 2011)
L - N.C. State 44, Boston College 17 (Oct. 9, 2010)
W - Boston College 52, N.C. State 20 (Oct. 17, 2009)
W - Boston College 38, N.C. State 31 (Oct. 4, 2008)

Trends: Today's game vs. N.C. State marks the final home game for 18 seniors. Boston College leads the conference -- and ranks third nationally -- in both fewest penalties per game and fewest penalty yards per game. BC is ranked 5th nationally in red-zone offense, converting on 18 of 19 opportunities. BC leads the all-time series 6-4, but the two teams are tied at 2-2 over the last four meetings. The home team has won each of the last four meetings between the two.

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