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First Two-Game Road Swing For Women's Basketball




Nov. 22, 2012

BC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Chestnut Hill, Mass. -

WASHINGTON DENTAL SERVICE THANKSGIVING TOURNAMENT

TEAMS: Boston College, Sacred Heart, Portland & hosted by Seattle.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 23 & Saturday, Nov. 24

DAY 1: Game 1 - BC vs. Sacred Heart, 9 p.m. (ET); Game 2 - Seattle vs. Portland, 11 (ET)

DAY 2: Consolation Game, 9 p.m.; Championship Game, 11 p.m.

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The Boston College women's basketball team is coming off a 64-59 victory over New Hampshire on Tuesday night. The Eagles record is 3-1, with three straight victories after dropping the first game of the season. It marks the first time BC won three straight games since the 2010-11 season.

BC will open up the Thanksgiving Tournament in Seattle against an old foe, Sacred Heart on Friday, Nov. 23 at 9 p.m. (ET).

Fans can hear Coach Johnson's view on the upcoming tournament: Coach Johnson talks about the next two games.

Game Notes:

Kerri Shields will don a BC jersey for the 100th game on Friday vs. Sacred Heart. The senior has started 68 of the 100 career games she has played.

• This will be BC's first trip to sophomore guard Kat Cooper's home state of Washington. Cooper, a native of Pacific, is one of the first subs off the bench and is averaging less than nine minutes per game for the 3-1 Eagles.

• Friday's game vs. Sacred Heart will mark the fifth time the two teams play. The last time BC and Sacred Heart played was at the Junkanoo Jam in the Bahamas. BC won the game 83-47, in the championship game. Sacred Heart is currently 2-2 after defeating St. Peter's on Tuesday, 79-37.

• BC has never played Portland or Seattle.

• Fans remember the Eagles will return to Chestnut Hill next week to host the ACC-Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday, Nov. 28. BC will host Northwestern at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the gates.

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