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2013-14 Boston College Basketball: Clemson Game Thread (4:00 PM, NESN)

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Boston College begins the rest of its conference schedule by hosting Clemson on Saturday at 4 p.m. in Conte Forum.

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Clemson Tigers (9-3, 0-0 ACC) vs. Boston College Eagles (4-10, 0-1 ACC)

Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Saturday, January 4, 2014
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Arena: Conte Forum
Capacity: 8,606

TV: RSN / NESN / ESPN3
Announcers: Tom Werme (play-by-play), Debbie Antonelli (color)
Radio: WEEI 850 AM, BCEagles.com
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Danya Abrams (color)
BC Basketball Twitter News Feed: @BCHoopNews
Join the Conversation on Twitter: #BCHoops #CLEMvsBC

Line: Boston College +2.5

Last Time Out: Boston College lost at Harvard 73-58 to fall to 4-10 on the year.

Series: Boston College and Clemson have met 17 times. Clemson leads the all-time series 10-7.
Last Meeting: Boston College 68, Clemson 61 (March 5, 2013)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 75, Clemson 68 (February 2, 2013)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 68, Clemson 61 (March 5, 2013)
W - Boston College 75, Clemson 68 (February 2, 2013)
W - Boston College 59, Clemson 57 (January 12, 2012)
L - Clemson 70, Boston College 47 (March 11, 2011)
L - Clemson 77, Boston College 69 (February 8, 2011)

Trends: The Eagles have won the last three contests against Clemson, including a home and an away win last season. BC is 6-1 at home against Clemson with the only loss coming in 2009. Boston College has lost three-straight games and six of its last seven. Clemson is coming off of an 80-50 victory over VMI on Monday, but the Tigers are 0-2 in road games this year. BC and Clemson shared two non-conference opponents this season in UMass and Auburn. The Tigers lost to UMass, 62-56 in Charleston, and lost at Auburn, 66-64.

Clemson's 2012-2013 Record: 13-18 (5-13 ACC)

Clemson's Probable Starters:

G - Jordan Roper (So.) - 5-11, 165 lbs., Columbia, S.C. - 9.7 PPG, 2.8 RPG, 2.5 APG
G - Rod Hall (Jr.) - 6-1, 210 lbs., Augusta, Ga. - 10.8 PPG, 2.3 RPG, 3.8 APG
G - Damarcus Harrison (Jr.) - 6-4, 205 lbs., Greenwood, S.C. - 7.2 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 1.8 APG
F - Jaron Blossomgame (Fr.) - 6-7, 215 lbs., Alpharetta, Ga. - 4.3 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 0.3 APG
C - Landry Nnoko (So.) - 6-10, 250 lbs., Yaounde, Cameroon - 5.1 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 0.3 APG

Boston College's Last Game Starters:

G - Olivier Hanlan (So.) - 6-4, 181 lbs., Alymer, Quebec - 19.4 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 3.2 APG
G - Joe Rahon (So.) - 6-2, 192 lbs., San Diego, Calif. - 9.5 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 2.7 APG
F - Eddie Odio (Jr.) - 6-7, 213 lbs., Miami, Fla. - 4.2 PPG, 2.8 RPG, 0.7 APG
F - Patrick Heckmann (Jr.) - 6-5, 211 lbs., Mainz, Germany - 3.7 PPG, 1.8 RPG, 0.8 APG
F - Ryan Anderson (Jr.) - 6-8, 219 lbs., Lakewood, Calif. - 16.2 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 1.4 APG

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