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2012-13 Boston College Basketball: Florida State Game Thread (Noon, ACC Network)

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Boston College heads back down to the Sunshine State to take on Florida State on Saturday at noon in the only meeting this year between the two teams. The game will be aired on the ACC Network (myTV38 in Massachusetts) and WEEI Radio (850 AM).

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Boston College Eagles (11-13, 3-8 ACC) vs. Florida St. Seminoles (13-11, 5-6 ACC)

Time: Noon Eastern
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013
Place: Tallahassee, Fla.
Arena: Donald L. Tucker Center
Capacity: 12,100

TV: ACC Network (myTV38 in Massachusetts)
TV Announcers: Tom Werme, Dave Odom
Radio: WEEI (850 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Dan McDermott

Line: Boston College +5.5

Last Time Out: BC’s last two games have been decided by a combined four points. It lost to #4/4 Duke on Sunday night, 62-61, and defeated Wake Forest on Wednesday, 66-63.

Series: Boston College and Florida State have met 9 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 5-4.
Last Meeting: Boston College 64, Florida State 60 (February 8, 2012)
Last Meeting at Tucker Center: Florida State 67, Boston College 51 (January 22, 2011)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 64, Florida State 60 (February 8, 2012)
L - Florida State 67, Boston College 51 (January 22, 2011)
L - Florida State 62, Boston College 47 (February 14, 2010)
L - Florida State 61, Boston College 57 (January 30, 2010)
W - Boston College 72, Florida State 67 (February 24, 2009)

Trends: Florida State enters the weekend having lost three of its last four games. It lost to Miami at home on Wednesday night, 74-68. The Eagles are 1-4 on the road in conference play while the Seminoles are 2-3 at home in the ACC. The Seminoles have won four of the last six meetings and three of the last four. BC is 1-3 in Tallahassee.

Florida State's 2011-2012 Record: 25-10 (12-4 ACC)

Florida State's Probable Starters:

G - Devon Bookert (Fr.) - 6-3, 185 lbs., Anchorage, Ak. - 5.4 PPG, 2.1 APG, 1.4 RPG
G - Aaron Thomas (Fr.) - 6-5, 195 lbs., Cincinnati, Oh. - 6.3 PPG, 1.2 APG, 2.3 RPG
G - Michael Snaer (Sr.) - 6-5, 202 lbs., Moreno Valley, Ca. - 13.7 PPG, 2.6 APG, 4.6 RPG
F - Okaro White (Jr.) - 6-8, 204 lbs., Clearwater, Fl. - 12.1 PPG, 0.8 APG, 5.8 RPG
C - Michael Ojo (Fr.) - 7-1, 290 lbs., Lagos, Nigeria - 0.7 PPG, 0.1 APG, 1.1 RPG

Boston College's Last Game Starters:

G - Olivier Hanlan (Fr.) - 6-4, 188 lbs., Aylmer, Quebec - 13.9 PPG, 2.5 APG, 4.0 RPG
G - Joe Rahon (Fr.) - 6-2, 195 lbs., San Diego, Ca. - 10.2 PPG, 3.6 APG, 3.2 RPG
G - Patrick Heckmann (So.) - 6-5, 205 lbs., Mainz, Germany - 7.6 PPG, 1.5 APG, 2.3 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (So.) - 6-8, 220 lbs., Lakewood, Ca. - 15.9 PPG, 1.6 APG, 8.5 RPG
C - Dennis Clifford (So.) - 7-0, 250 lbs., Bridgewater, Ma. - 3.7 PPG, 0.3 APG, 3.9 RPG

Leave your pre-, in- and post-game comments below.

Go Eagles!