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Men's Hoops Faces Georgia Tech Wednesday




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.

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