Rankings: Miami (NR), Boston College (NR)
Day & Time: Saturday, January 10, 2015, 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Arena: BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Fla.
Line: Boston College +9
TV: ACC Regional Sports Network / NESN
Announcers: Wes Durham (play-by-play), Dave Odom (analyst)
Radio: WEEI 850 AM, bceagles.com
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Danya Abrams (analyst)
Miami News: State of the U
All-Time Series: 24-19, Boston College
First Meeting: Miami 72, Boston College 69 (December 4, 1962)
Last Meeting at BankUnited Center: Miami 69, Boston College 42 (February 22, 2014)
Last Five Meetings:
L - Miami 69, Boston College 42 (February 22, 2014)
L - Miami 69, Boston College 58 (March 15, 2013)
L - Miami 72, Boston College 50 (February 5, 2013)
L - Miami 60, Boston College 59 (January 16, 2013)
L - Miami 77, Boston College 56 (March 3, 2012)
Common Opponents: all the ACC ones, Miami lost to Providence, 76-62, on December 22
Notable Alumni: Ray Liotta, Sylvester Stallone, Enrique Iglesias, Gene Roddenberry, Alex Rodriguez, The Rock
Head Coaches: BC: Jim Christian (1st year, 7-6); Miami: Jim Larranaga (4th year, 76-40)
Last Year: The Hurricanes finished 17-16 overall, 7-11 ACC (10th).
Last Game: Boston College fell to Pittsburgh, 61-60, in overtime. Miami fell to Virginia, 89-80, in double overtime.
He's a Dude: Sheldon McClellan, redshirt junior guard. McClellan leads all Hurricanes with 15.7 points per game. He's also the team's second leading rebounder with 5.6 a game. The former Longhorn spent two seasons in Austin before transferring to Miami last season. Out of high school, McClellan ranked as the no. 47 prospect nationally in the ESPNU 100 and no. 60 prospect by Rivals.com following senior season
"Fun" Fact: Boston College, once dominant in the BC-UM series, has now lost eight straight, including four straight in Miami.