Rankings: Virginia Tech (NR), Boston College (NR)
Day & Time: Monday, March 2 2015, 9:00 p.m. Eastern
Arena: Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Va.
Line: Boston College +1
Announcers: Bob Picozzi (play-by-play), Malcolm Huckaby (analyst)
Radio: WEEI 850 AM, bceagles.com
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Danya Abrams (analyst)
Virginia Tech News: Gobbler Country
All-Time Series: 17-8, Boston College
First Meeting: Virginia Tech 75, Boston College 70 (December 29, 1981)
Last Meeting: Boston College 76, Virginia Tech 52 (January 29, 2014)
Last Meeting at Cassell: Boston College 62, Virginia Tech 59 (January 11, 2014)
Last Five Meetings:
W - Boston College 76, Virginia Tech 52 (January 29, 2014)
W - Boston College 62, Virginia Tech 59 (January 11, 2014)
W - Boston College 86, Virginia Tech 75 (January 9, 2013)
L - Virginia Tech 66, Boston College 65 (February 12, 2012)
W - Boston College 61, Virginia Tech 59 (January 14, 2012)
Common Opponents: West Virginia, all the ACC ones
School Connections: N/A
Notable Alumni: Hoda Kotb, Joe Saunders, Dell Curry, Frank Beamer, Michael Vick, Bruce Smith
Head Coaches: BC: Jim Christian (1st year, 10-18); Virginia Tech: Buzz Williams (1st Year, 10-19)
Last Year: The Hokies finished 9-22 overall, 2-16 (15th).
Last Game: Boston College defeated N.C. State, 79-63. Virginia Tech fell to Virginia, 69-57.
He's a Dude: Adam Smith, junior guard. Smith leads all Hokie scorers with 13.8 points per game. He scored 19 in the loss to Virginia over the weekend. The Jonesboro, Georgia native spent his freshman season at UNC Wilmington before transferring to Virginia Tech. Last season, he scored 12 points vs. BC before getting shut down for the season with a left leg injury.
Fun Fact: Only one of the previous 25 meetings between the two programs was played prior to Virginia Tech joining the Big East Conference in 2000.