Feb. 11, 2014
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BC TRAVELS TO GEROGIA TECH WEDNESDAY
Boston College makes the trip down to Atlanta on Wednesday night to take on Georgia Tech in McCamish Pavilion.
The Yellow Jackets won the first meeting this season in Conte Forum on January 21, 68-60.
BC is 1-4 against Georgia Tech in Atlanta with the lone win coming in 2009.
This will be the first time that the Eagles play in the new McCamish Pavilion, which opened for the 2012-13 season.
Boston College has lost its last three games and six of its last seven. It dropped a pair of games last week against ranked foes in #20/21 Virginia and #11/11 Duke.
Georgia Tech has lost four of its last five games and lost to Virginia at home on Saturday, 64-45.
The Yellow Jackets are 8-5 at home this season.
BC LOSES TO #11/11 DUKE ON SATURDAY
Sophomore Olivier Hanlan scored a team-high 25 points as Boston College lost to #11/11 Duke on Saturday, 89-68, in front of a sold out crowd of 8,606 at Conte Forum.
Hanlan was 8-for-16 from the floor and 7-for-8 from the free throw line. He also dished out four assists.
Junior Ryan Anderson scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds while sophomore
Joe Rahon notched 11 points and three assists.
Neither team held more than a two-possession lead in the last 10 minutes of the first half 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.
LAST TIME vs. 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 on January 21 at 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.