Teams: Binghamton Bearcats (1-10, 0-0 America East) vs. Boston College Eagles (5-3, 0-0 ACC)
Rankings: Binghamton (NR), Boston College (NR)
Day & Time: Sunday, December 14, 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Arena: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Line: No line
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)
Binghamton News: Mid-Major Madness
All-Time Series: First ever meeting between two programs.
Common Opponents: Lost at Notre Dame, 82-39, Lost at Providence, 66-45, @ UMass-Lowell (1/2), Maine (1/10), New Hampshire (1/17), UMass-Lowell (1/31), @ Maine (2/7), @ New Hampshire (2/14)
School Connections: N/A
Notable Alumni: Tony Kornheiser, sportswriter; Paul Reiser, actor; William Baldwin, actor; Stephanie Courtney, Flo from Progressive Insurance
Head Coaches: BC: Jim Christian (1st year, 5-3); Binghamton: Tommy Dempsey (3rd Year, 11-61)
Last Year: The Bearcats went 7-23 overall, 4-12 America East (7th).
Last Game: Boston College defeated Maine, 85-74. Binghamton fell to Colgate, 65-44.
He's a Dude: Dusan Perovic, freshman center. The 6-foot-9, 230-pound center from Podgorica, Montenegro leads all Bearcat scorers with 12.8 points through the first 11 games. Prior to enrolling at Binghamton, Perovic spent two years at the South Kent School in Connecticut, where he averaged 14.6 points and 8.6 rebounds a game.
Fun Fact: Binghamton elevated its program to Division I in 2001. Despite being a Division I program for less than 15 years, the Bearcats already have one NCAA Tournament appearance under their belt (which, one more than Northwestern!). Binghamton won the America East Tournament and receiving the conference's auto-bid in 2009, but fell to #2 Duke in the first round.