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2013-14 Boston College Basketball: Providence Game Thread (6:00 PM, Fox Sports 1)

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The Boston College men's basketball team opens the 2013-14 season at Providence on Friday night at 6 p.m. inside the Dunkin' Donuts Center.

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Boston College Eagles (0-0, 0-0 ACC) vs. Providence Friars (0-0, 0-0 Big East)

What: 2013-14 Boston College men's basketball season opener
Time: 6:00 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, November 8, 2013
Place: Providence, R.I.
Arena: Dunkin' Donuts Center
Capacity: 12,400

TV: Fox Sports 1 (Find Fox Sports 1)
TV Announcers: Gus Johnson, Bill Raftery
Radio: WEEI 93.7 FM
Radio Announcers: Jeff Levering, Danya Abrams
Live Audio: Link
Live Stats: Link

Line: Boston College +3

Series: BC and PC have met 107 times. Providence leads the all-time series 58-49.
Last Meeting: Boston College 71, Providence 68 (December 22, 2012)
Last Meeting at the Dunk: Providence 64, Boston College 57 (December 8, 2011)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 71, Providence 68 (December 22, 2012)
L - Providence 64, Boston College 57 (December 8, 2011)
W - Boston College 88, Providence 86 (December 8, 2010)
W - Boston College 82, Providence 77 (November 28, 2009)
W - Boston College 81, Providence 76 (December 20, 2008)

Trends: The Eagles and Friars have met every season since 1953-54. The two teams have never met in the season opener until today. Boston College is 5-2 in season openers in the state of Rhode Island. The Eagles are 7-3 in their last 10 vs. the Friars but are just 15-34 on the road in the series. (via bceagles.com)

Providence's 2012-2013 Record: 19-15 (9-9 Big East)

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Go Eagles! Shootyhoops!