Rankings: Marist (NR), Boston College (NR)
Day & Time: Monday, December 1, 7:00 p.m. Eastern
Arena: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Line: BC -14
Announcers: Eric Frede (play-by-play), Malcolm Huckaby (analyst)
Radio: WEEI 850 AM, bceagles.com
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Danya Abrams (analyst)
Marist News: Mid-Major Madness
All-Time Series: 1-0 Boston College
Streak: 1, Boston College
Only Ever Meeting: Boston College 74, Marist 65 (November 28, 2000)
Common Opponents: N/A
School Connections: According to Jeff Goodman, Marist offered its vacant head coaching position to former Eagles coach Steve Donahue over the offseason. Donahue declined.
Former BC coach Steve Donahue has turned down Marist job, source told ESPN.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) June 5, 2014
The school would later deny the report and would go on to hire Division III Williams coach Mike Maker to lead the program.
Notable Alumni: Bill O'Reilly, political commentator; Rik Smits, NBA player; Terrence Fede, NFL player; Greg Bibb, Washington Wizards front office
Head Coaches: BC: Jim Christian (1st year, 2-3); Marist: Mike Maker (1st Year, 1-4)
Last Year: The Red Foxes went 12-19 overall, 9-11 MAAC. Bounced in the first round of the MAAC Tournament by 11 seeded Niagara.
Last Game: Boston College fell to Dayton, 65-53. Marist defeated Fresno State, 68-64, the finale of the Gulf Coast Showcase in Florida last Wednesday for their first victory of the season.
He's a Dude: Chavaughn Lewis, senior guard. Lewis served as captain his junior year, making 29 starts and playing in all 31 games for Marist. The 6-foot-5, 185-pound guard from Queens, N.Y. led the team in scoring, steals, assists and minutes last season. He was named second team All-MAAC at guard after leading the conference in steals and finishing fourth in scoring. Already this season, Lewis is averaging 19.4 points and 35.6 minutes per game, starting all five games for Marist.