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Men's Hoops Loses To #11/11 Duke, 89-68




Feb. 8, 2014

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GAME INFORMATION
Score: #11/11 Duke 89, Boston College 68
Records: Boston College (6-17, 2-8 ACC), Duke (19-5, 8-3 ACC)
Location: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, MA
Attendance: 8,606
BC Starters: Anderson (F), Jackson (G), Hanlan (G), Dragicevich (G), Rahon (G)
Duke Starters: Parker (F), Thornton (G), Hood (F), Sulaimon (G), Jefferson (F)

BC HIGHLIGHTS
- Sophomore Olivier Hanlan scored a team-high 25 points, going 8-for-16 from the floor. He was also 7-for-8 from the free throw line and dished out four assists.
- Junior Ryan Anderson scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds.
- Sophomore Joe Rahon notched 11 points and three assists.

TURNING POINT
Duke scored 18 unanswered points over a span of 4:09 in the second half to build a 71-44 lead at the 9:19 mark.

HOW IT HAPPENED
- Duke started the game on an 11-4 run in the first 4:12.
- Boston College responded with a 12-5 run over the next five minutes to tie it, 16-16, at the midway point of the half. Hanlan scored six of the 12 BC points.
- Neither team held more than a two-possession lead in the last 10 minutes and Duke took a 39-35 lead into the locker room.
- The Blue Devils started the second half by scoring eight of the first nine points to build a 47-36 lead - the first double-digit advantage of the game.
- Eighteen unanswered Duke points near the midway point of the half pushed the lead to 71-44.
- The Boston College deficit was never less than 20 points the rest of the way.

TEAM LEADERS
Boston College
Points: Olivier Hanlan, 25
Rebounds: Ryan Anderson, 6
Assists: Olivier Hanlan, 4

Duke
Points: Jabari Parker, 29
Rebounds: Jabari Parker, 16
Assists: Tyler Thornton & Rasheed Sulaimon, 6

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- Duke held a 15-3 advantage in points off turnovers and led in second chance points, 22-7.
- The Blue Devils got 27 points from their bench.
- Boston College committed nine turnovers, the fifth-straight game of single-digit turnovers.
Ties: 4
Lead Changes: 0
Largest Leads: BC none, Duke by 27 2nd-9:19

UP NEXT
BC travels to Georgia Tech on Wednesday for its first ever game at the new McCamish Pavilion. Game time is 7 p.m.

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