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Jan. 28, 2014

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BC-VIRGINIA TECH MEET FOR 2ND TIME
• Boston College hosts Virginia Tech on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in Conte Forum for the second meeting between the two teams this month.
• The Eagles won in Blacksburg back on January 11, 62-59. Junior Lonnie Jackson had a team-high 17 points and he hit the decisive 3-pointer with 27 seconds left in the game to give Boston College a 61-59 lead.
• Boston College has lost seven of its last eight games, including a 68-60 loss to Georgia Tech last Tuesday.
• The Hokies have lost six-straight games and eight of their last nine. They lost at Virginia on Saturday, 65-45.
• BC is 10-1 at home against Virginia Tech with the lone loss coming in 2008. The Eagles have won the last four meetings in Conte Forum.

BC FALLS TO GEORGIA TECH
• Boston College cut a 19-point first-half deficit to 57-56 with 4:44 left in the game, but Georgia Tech pulled away after that for a 68-60 victory last Tuesday in Conte Forum.
• Sophomore Olivier Hanlan scored a team-high 19 points, going 8-for-10 from the floor. Junior Lonnie Jackson scored 14 points.
• Georgia Tech opened the game on a 16-3 run over the first 4:47. The Yellow Jackets hit their first seven shots of the game. Trae Golden had seven of those points.
• The Yellow Jackets then extended their lead to 34-15 at the 6:31 mark thanks to a 12-2 run.
• Boston College scored nine unanswered points over three minutes to cut the deficit to 34-24. Jackson sparked the run with a trey.
• Georgia Tech extended its lead to 42-27 at halftime.
• The Eagles scored 10 unanswered points early in the second half to cut the deficit to 50-42. That turned into a 19-5 run that trimmed it to 55-51 with 9:34 left.
• BC knocked the deficit down to 57-56, but Georgia Tech scored the next five points to make it 62-56 with 1:35 left.

BC TAKES FIRST MEETING IN BLACKSBURG
• Junior Lonnie Jackson hit a 3-pointer with 27 seconds left to lead Boston College to a 62-59 win at Virginia Tech on January 11.
• Jackson led all scorers with 17 points. He also had six rebounds.
• Sophomore Olivier Hanlan recorded 14 points and four rebounds. Junior Ryan Anderson scored six points and grabbed 12 rebounds while classmate Dennis Clifford had six points and six rebounds.
• 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 and it was tight the rest of the way.
• Virginia Tech's C.J. Barksdale hit a 3-pointer to give the Hokies a 59-58 lead with 1:36 left to play.
• Jackson hit the decisive 3-pointer with 27 seconds left in the game to give BC a 61-59 advantage.
• Sophomore Joe Rahon was fouled on a defensive rebound with two seconds left to play. He hit his first free throw and missed the second, and a last moment full-court shot hit the back iron to secure the BC win.

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