Feb. 15, 2014
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BC HOSTS NOTRE DAME SUNDAY NIGHT
Boston College will take on Notre Dame on Sunday night at 6 p.m. in Conte Forum - the first time the Fighting Irish have been in Chestnut Hill since 2004.
Notre Dame won the first meeting this month back on February 1, 76-73, in overtime. Eric Atkins hit a 3-pointer with two seconds left in the extra session to give the Irish the win.
BC is 7-3 at home against Notre Dame. The Irish is winless on the road this season at 0-6.
Boston College is coming off of a 74-71 loss at Georgia Tech. Marcus Georges-Hunt hit a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left for the Yellow Jacket victory.
The Irish defeated Clemson in double overtime on Tuesday night, 68-64.
BC FALLS AT GEORGIA TECH IN LAST SECOND
Marcus Georges-Hunt hit a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left to push Georgia Tech past Boston College, 74-71, on Thursday night at McCamish Pavilion.
Sophomore Olivier Hanlan scored a game-high 21 points.
Junior Ryan Anderson recorded 13 points, four assists and a career-high four steals. Sophomore Joe Rahon scored 11 points and dished our four assists.
Hanlan sparked the first run of the game with Boston College trailing, 16-13. He scored eight of the nine unanswered Eagle points to put them ahead, 22-16.
BC held the lead the rest of the half, but Georgia Tech was able to cut the deficit to one at the break, 35-34.
Boston College controlled much of the second half and led 69-64 with 3:18 left after a Rahon layup.
Georgia Tech scored the next six points to take a 70-69 lead with 22 seconds left.
Hanlan hit a baseline jumper with three seconds left to give the lead back to BC, but Georges-Hunt sealed the win with a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left.
LAST TIME AT NOTRE DAME
Notre Dame's Eric Atkins hit a 3-pointer in the final seconds to lead Notre Dame to a 76-73 overtime win against BC on February 1.
Junior Ryan Anderson had 21 points, six rebounds and 3 assists. He was 9-for-10 from the foul line.
Junior Lonnie Jackson recorded 15 points and three assists while sophomore Joe Rahon had 13 points and four rebounds.
BC scored the first six points of the second half to build a 35-26 lead - the largest of the game.
Notre Dame responded by going on a 10-2 run over the next three minutes to cut the deficit to one.
BC had a 66-63 lead with 16 seconds left in regulation. Garrick Sherman hit a bucket to cut the deficit to one. After BC missed the front end of a 1-and-1, Atkins was fouled with 0.7 seconds left.
He hit the first of a 1-and-1 and then missed the second to force overtime.
Anderson hit a pair of free throws with 35 seconds left in overtime to tie the game, 73-73.
Atkins waited until the last moment to take the final shot and connected on the game-winner.
BC SCHEDULE RANKED 2ND TOUGHEST BY KENPOM
Boston College established one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the country this season.
BC's opponents in November are a combined 103-69 this year and #24/RV Connecticut is ranked in the latest AP poll. UMass, Toledo, Providence and Connecticut each have at least 16 victories.
The Eagles' opposition in the month of December is a combined 88-56 with VCU reaching 20 wins already.
All of the Eagles opponents are a combined 414-238 - a .635 winning percentage.
According to the 2014 Pomeroy College Basketball Ratings, Boston College has the second toughest schedule in the country.