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Women's Basketball at Miami Today

Feb. 17, 2013

Coral Gables, FLA -


WHERE: BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Fla.

WHEN Sunday, Feb. 17

TIME: 2 p.m.


Boston College (10-14, 4-9 ACC) is coming off • a home victory over Virginia, 61-49, on Thursday night. Kerri Shields led BC with 21 points, while Kristen Doherty notched a double-double (10 points, 10 rebounds). Junior Katie Zenevitch sparked the second-half offensive surge when she scored eight straight points and finished with 12 points and five boards. Junior Tessah Holt added 13 points and had five assists. The win stopped a three-game losing streak for the Eagles. The Eagles will play at Miami (16-8, 7-6 ACC) today at 2 p.m. The game can be seen on ESPN3.

• The designated Play4Kay Game for Boston College will be on Sunday, Feb. 24 vs. Clemson.

• BC has four wins in the ACC this season. Two victories came in mid-January, when BC defeated Virginia Tech and Clemson. It marked the first time the Eagles earned two straight ACC road wins since joining the conference.

• The Eagles are 20th in the nation and first in the ACC in free throw percentage (75.8%). The team is also ranked 32nd in the nation and first in the ACC in 3-pointers made per game (6.9 per game). The team is 62nd in the nation and fourth in the ACC 3-point field goal percentage (33 percent).

• BC has started the same players for all 24 games this season. The probable starters for today are Kerri Shields, Kristen Doherty, Nicole Boudreau, Tessah Holt and Katie Zenevitch.


• Boston College and Miami have played 38 times. The Hurricanes lead the overall series, 22-16. Miami has won the last five games. BC is 7-8 at home and 5-12 in Miami. The Eagles do have a 3-1 edge on a neutral court.

• The two teams met for the first time on Jan. 3, 1992. Miami won the game, 78-59, on its home court. The Eagles first defeated Miami on Jan. 25, 1994 in an 80-71 victory in Chestnut Hill.

• Last year Boston College lost to Miami in both regular season games. The first game BC lost, 88-57 at home. The Eagles then lost on the road, 88-42.

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