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2012-13 Boston College Basketball: N.C. State Game Thread (8 PM, ACC Network)

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Boston College returns to The Triangle to take on NC State on Wednesday night at PNC Arena. The game will be aired on the ACC Network (myTV38 in Massachusetts) and WEEI Radio (850 AM).

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

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Boston College Eagles (12-5, 4-10 ACC) vs. N.C. State Wolfpack (19-8, 8-6 ACC)

Time: 8:00 PM Eastern
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Place: Raleigh, N.C.
Arena: PNC Arena
Capacity: 19,772

TV: ACC Network (myTV38 in Massachusetts)
TV Announcers: Tim Brant, Dan Bonner
Radio: WEEI (850 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Danya Abrams
Line: Boston College +10

Last Time Out: Boston College is coming off of an 89-68 loss at #6/6 Duke on Sunday afternoon.

Series: Boston College and N.C. State have met 15 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 8-7.
Last Meeting: N.C. State 78, Boston College 73 (January 5, 2013)
Last Meeting at PNC Arena: N.C. State 76, Boston College 62 (January 19, 2012)

Last Five Meetings:

L - N.C. State 78, Boston College 73 (January 5, 2013)
L - N.C. State 78, Boston College 57 (March 8, 2012)
L - N.C. State 56, Boston College 51 (February 1, 2012)
L - N.C. State 76, Boston College 62 (January 19, 2012)
W - Boston College 75, N.C. State 66 (January 11, 2011)

Trends: N.C. State has won four straight in the series going back to 2010-11, though BC still holds an 8-7 edge in the all-time series. N.C. State has won three of its last four but is coming off a loss to in-state rival North Carolina. The Wolfpack is 14-1 at home this year with the lone loss a one-point loss to Miami. BC is 3-4 in the month of February.

N.C. State's 2011-2012 Record: 24-13 (9-7 ACC), NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

N.C. State's Probable Starters:

G - Lorenzo Brown (Jr.) - 6-5, 186 lbs., Roswell, Ga. - 12.7 PPG, 7.0 APG, 4.3 RPG
F - Scott Wood (Sr.) - 6-6, 169 lbs., Marion, In. - 12.2 PPG, 1.1 APG, 2.9 RPG
F - T.J. Warren (Fr.) - 6-8, 233 lbs., Durham, N.C. - 12.1 PPG, 0.6 APG, 4.0 RPG
F - Richard Howell (Sr.) - 6-8, 257 lbs., Marietta, Ga. - 13.0 PPG, 1.9 APG, 11.1 RPG
F - C.J. Leslie (Jr.) - 6-9, 200 lbs., Holly Springs, N.C. - 15.4 PPG, 1.3 APG, 7.6 RPG

Boston College's Last Game Starters:

G - Olivier Hanlan (Fr.) - 6-4, 188 lbs., Aylmer, Quebec - 14.4 PPG, 2.4 APG, 4.1 RPG
G - Joe Rahon (Fr.) - 6-2, 195 lbs., San Diego, Ca. - 9.9 PPG, 3.6 APG, 3.1 RPG
G - Patrick Heckmann (So.) - 6-5, 205 lbs., Mainz, Germany - 8.0 PPG, 1.5 APG, 2.5 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (So.) - 6-8, 220 lbs., Lakewood, Ca. - 15.4 PPG, 1.6 APG, 8.2 RPG
C - Dennis Clifford (So.) - 7-0, 250 lbs., Bridgewater, Mass. - 3.3 PPG, 0.4 APG, 3.5 RPG

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

Go Eagles!