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Jan. 17, 1998

Detroit's Granger Leads Boston College Basketball Past Marquette, Closes To Within One Point Of 1,000-Point Mark

Boston College senior forward Antonio Granger (Detroit, Mich./Denby) scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Eagles to a 64-54 victory over nationally-ranked Marquette in a non-league game at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wis. on Saturday, January 17.

The game marked Granger's 100th collegiate contest and his fifth collegiate point-rebound double-double (his second this season). It also raised the senior's career point total to 999 in 100 games. Granger will become the 25th player in Boston College basketball history to reach the 1,000-point plateau when the Eagles return to action against Providence on Tuesday, January 20.

Granger currently leads Boston College in scoring (16.3 ppg) and ranks third in rebounding (6.1 rpg). He has made a team-high 41 three-point field goals this season, raising his collegiate total to 156 (sixth on the school's career list).

The Detroit product has scored 20 or more points in seven games this season, including each of the last three contests. He has scored in double figures in 55 of 100 career games, including 16 this season.

Led by first-year head coach Al Skinner, Boston College has a 10-8 record, 2-5 in the BIG EAST Conference.

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