Jan. 11, 2014
Score: Boston College, 62, Virginia Tech 59
Records: Boston College (5-11, 1-2 ACC), Virginia Tech (8-7, 1-2 ACC)
Location: Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, VA
BC Starters: Odio (F), Anderson (F), Jackson (G), Hanlan (G), Rahon (G)
Virginia Tech Starters:Joey van Zegeren (F), Devin Wilson (G), Ben Emelogu (G), Jarell Eddie (F), C.J. Barksdale (F)
- Junior Lonnie Jackson hit a 3-pointer-his first points of the half- with 27 seconds left in the game to give Boston College a 61-59 lead.
- Jackson led all scorers with 17 points. He also had six rebounds.
- Sophomore Olivier Hanlan tallied 14 points and recorded four rebounds.
- Junior Ryan Anderson scored six points and registered 12 rebounds while classmate Dennis Clifford also scored six points and recorded six rebounds.
Junior Lonnie Jacksonhit a 3-pointer-his first points of the half- with 27 seconds left in the game to give Boston College a 61-59 lead.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The largest lead of the first half was an 18-13 BC edge at the 11:26 mark. There were nine ties and 10 lead changes in the first 20 minutes.
- Virginia Tech had a 34-32 halftime lead.
- The Hokies went on a 7-2 run to make it a 56-55 lead with 4:13 left in the second half.
- Joe Rahon connected on a 3-pointer at the 2:54 mark to give the Eagles a 58-56 lead.
- Virginia Tech's C.J. Barksdale answered back with a trey to give the lead back the Hokies with 1:36 left to play.
- Jackson hit decisive 3-pointer with 27 seconds left in the game to give BC a 61-59 advantage.
- Joe Rahonwas fouled on a defensive rebound with two seconds left to play. He hit his first free throw and missed the second and secured the game for BC.
Points: Lonnie Jackson, 17
Rebounds: Ryan Anderson, 12
Assists: Joe Rahon, 5
Points: Adam Smith, 12
Rebounds: Jarell Eddie, 8
Assists:Devin Wilson, 4
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- Virginia Tech had an advantage in points off turnovers (10-5).
- The Eagles and the Hokies each had 20 points in the paint.
- Jackson scored 14 of his 17 points in the first half.
- 11 of Anderson's 12 rebounds were defensive.
- Clifford played 21 minutes off the bench in his second game of the season. He had six points and recorded six rebounds.
Lead Changes: 15
Largest Leads:BC - 5 (first half), Virginia Tech - 5 (second half)
- Sophomore Olivier Hanlan became the ACC's all-time leading point scorer among Canadians. He now has 820 points in his career. Duke's Greg Newton had 812 points from 1994-97.
- Junior Lonnie Jackson has enjoyed Cassell Coliseum. He hit five 3-pointers there last year and had 22 points.
Boston College hosts #2/2 Syracuse on Monday night at 9 p.m. in Conte Forum. It is the first time the two will meet since 2005 and the first time as ACC members.