North Carolina State vs. Boston College: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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North Carolina State vs. Boston College: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
NC State 78
(12-2, 4-1 away)
Boston College 73
(8-6, 7-5 home)
Venue: Silvio O. Conte Forum
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, January 05, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
NC State 29 49 78
Boston College 28 45 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
NC State C Leslie 15 R Howell 9 L Brown 6
Boston College R Anderson 16 R Anderson 9 J Rahon 4

Boston College lost in front of the home crowd against No. 23 NC State 78-73 in conference play on Saturday, January 5th. The Eagles are still looking for their first win over an AP-Ranked team this season (0-2). Ryan Anderson picked up a double-double in a losing effort including a game-high 22 points and 13 rebounds. Joe Rahon had 18 points and added four rebounds. Lorenzo Brown finished with 14 points and eight assists for the Wolfpack. Boston College (8-6, 0-1 ACC) heads to Virginia Tech (9-5, 0-1 ACC) on Wednesday, January 9th.

Boston College Game Notes

  • Boston College started 8-6 during the 2002 and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • BC beat the spread by 3.0 points. That makes the 5th time this season the Eagles have beaten the spread.
  • The Eagles have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Boston College has lost 23 close games.
  • Prior to this game, BC played 24 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 5-19.
  • Boston College has lost 100% of the time this season (0-5) after recording 31 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 78 or more total points this season, Boston College has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.0% or better this season, Boston College has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 14 or more assists this season, Boston College has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • BC set a season low for turnovers.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--BC has a 3.6 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Ryan Anderson accounted for 30.1% of the team's points.
  • Ryan Anderson accounted for 41.9% of the team's rebounds.
  • Ryan Anderson has led the team in scoring 6 times and in rebounding 11 times in 14 games this season.
  • This marks the 9th 20-point game of Ryan Anderson's career.
  • Ryan Anderson has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ryan Anderson recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 11th of his career.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Lonnie Jackson.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Patrick Heckmann.
  • Olivier Hanlan has 6 straight double-digit point games.

NC State Game Notes

  • NC State won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Rodney Purvis and Lorenzo Brown) accounted for 42.3% of the points.
  • Richard Howell accounted for 34.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Rodney Purvis has led the team in scoring 3 times in 14 games this season.
  • Richard Howell has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 14 games this season.
  • Lorenzo Brown has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • C.J. Leslie has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Richard Howell recorded the 31st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Richard Howell has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Richard Howell recorded a double-double. It was his 8th this season and 21st of his career.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Rodney Purvis.
  • Scott Wood has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • T.J. Warren has 4 straight double-digit point games.
NCSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Lorenzo Brown381458112
ARichard Howell3612111010
B+Rodney Purvis351932103
BT.J. Warren221121200
BScott Wood231231000
BC.J. Leslie371051201
-J. Vandenberg5000001
-Tyler Lewis4020000
BC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Ryan Anderson3922131101
B+Joe Rahon381842003
B+Olivier Hanlan241023200
BDennis Clifford24551000
C+Lonnie Jackson371112003
CP. Heckmann31522010
C-Eddie Odio7220000

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