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2012-13 Boston College Basketball: Virginia Game Thread (4:00 PM, ACC Network / myTV38)

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Boston College men's basketball begins the month of March by hosting Virginia on Sunday at 4 p.m. The game will be aired on the ACC Network (myTV38 in Massachusetts) and WEEI Radio (850 AM).

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Virginia Cavaliers (20-8, 10-5 ACC) vs. Boston College Eagles (12-16, 4-11 ACC)

Time: 4:00 PM Eastern
Date: Sunday, March 3, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Arena: Conte Forum
Capacity: 8,606

TV: ACC Network (myTV38 in Massachusetts)
TV Announcers: Tom Werme, Dave Odom
Radio: WEEI (850 AM)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Danya Abrams
Line: Boston College +5.5

Last Time Out: Boston College lost at N.C. State 82-64 to fall to 12-16 (4-11 ACC) on the year.

Series: Boston College and Virginia have met 15 times. Virginia leads the all-time series 9-6.
Last Meeting: Virginia 65, Boston College 51 (January 26, 2013)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 70, Virginia 67 (January 19, 2011)

Last Five Meetings:

L - Virginia 65, Boston College 51 (January 26, 2013)
L - Virginia 66, Boston College 49 (January 26, 2012)
W - Boston College 63, Virginia 44 (February 26, 2011)
W - Boston College 70, Virginia 67 (January 19, 2011)
L - Virginia 68, Boston College 62 (March 11, 2010)

Trends: Virginia has won five of their last seven games but has lost the last two on the road. Boston College has lost three of its last four. The Eagles have won three of the last four at Conte Forum. BC has won five of the last eight meetings between the two programs but has lost the last two. BC is 3-1 at home against Virginia since joining the conference.

Virginia's 2011-2012 Record: 22-10 (9-7 ACC)

Virginia's Probable Starters:

G - Jontel Evans (Sr.) - 5-11, 188 lbs., Hampton, Va. - 4.6 PPG, 5.2 APG, 2.4 RPG
G - Justin Anderson (Fr.) - 6-6, 226 lbs., Montross, Va. - 6.8 PPG, 2.3 APG, 3.1 RPG
G - Joe Harris (Jr.) - 6-6, 211 lbs., Chelan, Wa. - 17.3 PPG, 2.2 APG, 4.2 RPG
G - Paul Jesperson (So.) - 6-6, 197 lbs., Merrill, Wi. - 5.1 PPG, 1.0 APG, 2.3 RPG
F - Akil Mitchell (Jr.) - 6-8, 234 lbs., Charlotte, N.C. - 12.8 PPG, 1.5 APG, 8.8 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. - 9.8 PPG, 3.7 APG, 3.2 RPG
G - Patrick Heckmann (So.) - 6-5, 205 lbs., Mainz, Germany - 7.8 PPG, 1.5 APG, 2.4 RPG
F - Ryan Anderson (So.) - 6-8, 220 lbs., Lakewood, Ca. - 15.3 PPG, 1.6 APG, 8.1 RPG
C - Dennis Clifford (So.) - 7-0, 250 lbs., Bridgewater, Mass. - 3.3 PPG, 0.4 APG, 3.4 RPG

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

Go Eagles!