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Boston College in Post-Season Tournament Play

Date       BC Seed        BC      Opponent                                                  TournamentSite
1957-58    March 11       63      Maryland          86-    NCAA First Round                 New York, NY
1964-65    March 8        92      St. John's       114-    NIT First Round                  New York, NY
1965-66    March 13       96      Louisville (3OT)  90     NIT First Round                  New York, NY
           March 16       85      Villanova         86-    NIT Quarterfinals                New York, NY
1966-67    March 11       48      Connecticut       42     NCAA First Round                 Kingston, RI
           March 17       63      St. John's        62     NCAA East Regional Semifinals    College Park, MD
           March 18       80      North Carolina    96-    NCAA East Regional Final         College Park, MD
1967-68    March 8        93      St. Bonaventure  102-    NCAA First Round                 Kingston, RI
1968-69    March 16       78      Kansas            62     NIT First Round                  New York, NY
           March 18       88      Louisville        83     NIT Quarterfinals                New York, NY
           March 20       73      Army              61     NIT Semifinals                   New York, NY
           March 22       76      Temple            89-    NIT Championship                 New York, NY
1973-74    March 17       63      Cincinnati        62     NIT First Round                  New York, NY
           March 21       76      Connecticut       75     NIT Quarterfinals                New York, NY
           March 23       93      Utah             117-    NIT Semifinals                   New York, NY
           March 24       87      Jacksonville      77     NIT Consolation Game             New York, NY
1974-75    March 15       82      Furman            76     NCAA First Round                 Charlotte, NC
           March 20       65      Kansas State      74-    NCAA East Regional First Round   Providence,RI
           March 22       90      North Carolina   110-    NCAA East Regional Consolation   Providence, RI
1978-79    March 1        74      Connecticut       91-    ECAC New England Regional        Providence, RI
1979-80    March 6        95      Boston University 74     NIT First Round                  Chestnut Hill, MA
           March 10       55      Virginia          57-    NIT Second Round                 Charlottesville, VA
 1980-81   March 13   #5  93      Ball State        90     NCAA Mideast Regional First Rd   Tuscaloosa, AL
           March 15       67      Wake Forest       64     NCAA Mideast Regional Second Rd  Tuscaloosa, AL
           March 20       41      St. Joseph's      42-    NCAA Mideast Regional Semifinals Bloomington, IN
1981-82    March 12   #8  70      San Francisco     66     NCAA Midwest Regional First Rd   Dallas, TX
           March 14       82      DePaul            75     NCAA Midwest Regional Second Rd  Dallas, TX
           March 19       69      Kansas State      65     NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinals St. Louis,MO
           March 21       92      Houston           99-    NCAA Midwest Regional Finals     St. Louis, MO
1982-83    March 20   #4  51      Princeton         42     NCAA West Regional Second Round  Corvallis,OR
           March 24       92      Virginia          95-    NCAA West Regional Semifinals    Ogden, UT
1983-84    March 16       76      St. Joseph's      63     NIT First Round                  Philadelphia, PA
           March 19       52      Notre Dame        66-    NIT Second Round                 Springfield, MA
1984-85    March 15   #11 55      Texas Tech        53     NCAA Midwest Regional First Rd   Houston,TX
           March 17       74      Duke              73     NCAA Midwest Regional Second Rd  Houston, TX
           March 21       57      Memphis State     59-    NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinals Dallas,TX
1987-88    March 17       73      Siena             65     NIT First Round                  Chestnut Hill, MA
           March 22       86      Evansville        81     NIT Second Round                 Evansville, IN
           March 26       78      Middle Tennessee  69     NIT Quarterfinals                Murfreesboro, TN
           March 29       67      Connecticut       73-    NIT Semifinals                   New York, NY
           March 30       57      Colorado State    58-    NIT Consolation Game             New York, NY
1991-92    March 19       78      Southern Illinois 69     NIT First Round                  Chestnut Hill, MA
           March 24       80      Rhode Island      81-2OT NIT Second Round                 Chestnut Hill, MA
1992-93    March 18       87      Niagara           83     NIT First Round                  Niagara, NY
           March 22      101      Rice              68     NIT Second Round                 Chestnut Hill, MA
           March 24       58      Providence        75-    NIT Quarterfinals                Chestnut Hill, MA
1993-94    March 18   #9  67      Washington State  64     NCAA East Regional First Round   Landover, MD
           March 20       75      North Carolina    72     NCAA East Regional Second Round  Landover,MD
           March 25       77      Indiana           68     NCAA East Regional Semifinals    Miami, FL
           March 27       66      Florida           74-    NCAA East Regional Finals        Miami, FL
1995-96    March 18   #11 64      Indiana           51     NCAA East Regional First Round   Orlando, FL
           March 20       89      Georgia Tech     103     NCAA East Regional Second Round  Orlando,FL

Eagles in the NCAA Tournament

RECORD:
In 10 NCAA Tournament appearances, Boston College has a 15-11 record.

TOURNAMENT SUCCESS BY ROUNDS:
 First Round             7-2
 Second Round            5-1
 Regional Semifinals     3-4
 Regional Consolation    0-1
 Regional Finals         0-3

LAST WIN:
Boston College 64, Indiana 51 (March 15, 1996; 1996 East Regional First Round)

LARGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY:
13 (BC 64, Indiana 51; 1996 East Regional First Round)

LARGEST MARGIN OF DEFEAT: 23 (Maryland 86, B.C. 63; 1958 First Round)

SMALLEST MARGIN OF VICTORY:
1 (Twice)

SMALLEST MARGIN OF DEFEAT: 1 (St. Joseph's 42, B.C. 41; 1981 Mideast Regional Semifinals)

MOST CONSECUTIVE WINS:
3 (Twice)
1982 Midwest Regional First Round, Second Round and Semifinals
1994 East Regional First Round, Second Round and Semifinals

CLOSE:
Boston College has played 18 NCAA Tournament games in the 1980s (12 games) and 1990s (six games). Only twice -- both last year -- in those 18 games has the margin of victory or defeat reached double figures. In fact, the Eagles' 12 victories were by a combined 61 points - for a 4.7 point per game margin of victory. Its six losses were by a total of 35 points - for a 5.8 point per game margin of defeat.

BC's RECORD IN NCAA TOURNAMENT GAMES:
 Decided by one point                 2-1
 Decided by two points                1-1
 Decided by three points              4-1
 Decided by four points               2-0
 Decided by seven or fewer points    12-4
 in the 1950s                         0-1
 in the 1960s                         2-2
 in the 1970s                         1-2
 in the 1980s                         8-4
 in the 1990s                         4-2 

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