Women's Basketball Hosts No. 22 North Carolina on Thursday Eagles-Tar Heels at 7 p.m. on Thursday night
Feb. 6, 2013
No. 22 North Carolina at Boston College WHEN: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 TIME: 7:00 PM WHERE: Conte Forum VIEW ON ESPN3:
Kristen Doherty and 14 from Kerri Shields. BC is now 9-12 overall and 3-7 in the ACC. The Eagles will now host No. 22 North Carolina on Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Conte Forum.
BC has three wins in the ACC this season. In mid-January, BC defeated Virginia Tech and Clemson, it marked the first time BC earned two straight road wins since joining the ACC.
The Eagles are 32nd in the nation in free throw percentage (74.4%). The team is also ranked 30th in 3-pointers made per game (7.0 per game) and 60th in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage (33.3 percent).
BC VS. NO. 22 NORTH CAROLINA
This will be the eighth meeting between Boston College and North Carolina. The Tar Heels lead the overall series, 6-1.
The two teams first met on Feb. 20, 2006 in Carmichael Auditorium. The Eagles lost, 69-62, despite 22 points from Kindyll Dorsey '06.
The Eagles only victory came on the road on Feb. 10, 2011. BC defeated the Tar Heels, 69-62, behind 14 points, nine rebounds from Carolyn Swords and nine points and 12 rebounds from Stefanie Murphy. Then-freshman Kerri Shields added 13 points in the win.
The Eagles have had the same starting lineup for all 21 games this season.
BC is 1-2 in the last three games. The lone victory was at home against NC State on Jan. 31. The two losses were to No. 4 ranked Duke and No. 10 ranked Maryland.
The Eagles are shooting just 39.3 percent from the floor in the last three games.
Kristen Doherty has reached double-figures in scoring in the last 12 games. Since ACC play began, Doherty is averaging 15.6 points and 5.7 rebounds per game.
Kerri Shields (53) and Nicole Boudreau (48) are 1-and-2 in the ACC in 3-pointers made. Shields' is 48th in the nation in 3-point percentage, while Boudreau is 81st. In 3-pointers made per game, Shields is No. 54 in the country (2.48 per game), while Boudreau is 68th (2.33 pg.).
BC has made 147 three-pointers this season, 39 more than its opponents.
Katie Zenevitch is shooting 86.4 percent from the foul line, placing her second in the ACC in FT%. She is also 21st in the country in free throw percentage.
Following Thursday night's game against No. 22 North Carolina, the Eagles will head south to play at Wake Forest on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. Fans can follow the game on Twitter/bc_wbb.