This is it. This is the last out-of-conference game the Boston College Eagles will play before ACC play comes rolling around Chestnut Hill.
The Eagles will have one more game to figure things out before ACC play comes, against the Providence College Friars.
Let’s break it down.
How Did Boston College Do Last Time Out?
How Did Fairfield Do Last Time Out?
Bangor Daily News: Fast start propels Providence men's basketball team past UMaine
Providence Key Stats:
71.5 ppg (T-239th in country)
58.9 paa (10th)
34.4 rpg (276th)
Things to Look Out For With Providence:
- Beginning of Upset Watch: This tweet got circled around a lot this week:
KenPom now projects Boston College to lose all of its remaining games. Most likely W is at home against Pitt: 24%.— Russell Steinberg (@Russ_Steinberg) December 22, 2016
The reality is that the time where BC has easy games is over. Every game from this point on, including against Providence, is a game BC is expected to lose. The Birds had 11 games to get ready for this. Let’s see if they are.
- Three-Point Land: Providence gets 34.3 of its points from beyond the arc. Evidenced again by Wednesday’s game against Fairfield, BC struggles to defend the arc. BC needs to step it up.
Random, Possibly Incorrect Fact from Providence’s Wikipedia Page
WDOM, Providence’s radio station, was rated the 11th-best college radio station in the nation.
A Good Alcoholic Accompaniment To Be Drunk In Moderation
(note: the final thoughts and predictions offer this alcoholic accompaniment in recognition of the author's post 21st birthday life. final thoughts and predictions supports responsible drinking. this is a drink to be enjoyed for people 21 years of age and older)
Happy Holidays, everyone.
Rating the Opposing Mascot
(Editors note: The mascot grader has descended into a swirling pit of despair for looking directly into the Friar’s eyes. We have dispatched a team of highly trained monkeys to work on a fix. Please stand by.)
Here we go.
Arthur: 80-60 Providence
Grant: PC 87- BC [sic]
Hoffses: 78-76 Birds
John “Coach” Fidler: 80-65 PC
Laura: I predict doom and gloom: