Clemson vs. Boston College: Full Game Preview

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Clemson vs. Boston College: Full Game Preview
Clemson
(12-8, 2-5 away)
Boston College
(9-11, 7-7 home)
Venue: Silvio O. Conte Forum
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, February 02, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Clemson D Booker 12.4 D Booker 7.8 R Hall 4.0
Boston College R Anderson 16.4 R Anderson 8.9 J Rahon 3.8

Boston College hosts Clemson at Silvio O. Conte Forum on Saturday. It starts at 12:00 EST and you can catch it on ACC Network or ESPN3.com. The Eagles are 2-4 against the Tigers over the last four years. They won 59-57 on 1/12/2012 the last time they played.

Boston College is in 11th place in the conference, Clemson is in 7th place. Boston College has lost five straight.

The Eagles fell 82-70 to North Carolina on January 29th. Olivier Hanlan finished with 22 points and 6 rebounds in the loss. On top of a team-high 1.3 steals per game, he also scores 14.2 points per game. For the Tigers, K.J. McDaniels finished with 15 points and 5 rebounds in the 63-60 win over Georgia Tech on January 29th. With 2.1 blocks per game and 1.4 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.

Clemson StatSmack

  • Boston College has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (30% vs 63%).
  • Lonnie Jackson is ranked 2nd in the ACC in three-pointers.
  • Boston College has a much better NCSA Power Ranking than Clemson (#13 vs #97).
  • Joe Rahon is ranked 8th in the ACC in assists.
  • The Boston College scoring leader (Ryan Anderson) has more points than the Clemson scoring leader (Devin Booker).
  • Olivier Hanlan is ranked 8th in the ACC in points.
  • Boston College beat Clemson by 2 points the last time they played (Jan 12, 2012).
  • Boston College has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (57.90% to 56.38%).
  • Ryan Anderson is ranked 4th in the ACC in points and 4th in the ACC in rebounds.
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Boston College has a stronger schedule than Clemson this season (SOS Rank: #58 vs #115).
CLEM Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Devin Booker 31 12 8 1 1 1 2
B- Milton Jennings 29 11 6 2 1 1 2
B- K.J. McDaniels 27 11 5 1 1 2 2
C Rod Hall 29 7 2 4 1 0 2
C Adonis Filer 21 7 3 2 1 0 1
C- D. Harrison 21 6 3 1 1 0 1
C- Jordan Roper 18 6 1 1 1 0 1
D+ T.J. Sapp 15 4 1 1 0 0 0
D B. Sullivan 11 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Landry Nnoko 7 1 2 0 0 0 1
D Josh Smith 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Carson Fields 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
BC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Ryan Anderson 33 16 9 1 1 1 2
B Olivier Hanlan 34 14 5 3 1 0 3
C+ Joe Rahon 35 10 3 4 1 0 2
C Lonnie Jackson 32 10 3 2 1 0 2
C P. Heckmann 24 8 2 2 1 1 1
C- Dennis Clifford 18 4 4 0 0 1 1
D+ Eddie Odio 14 3 3 0 0 0 0
D Andrew Van Nest 12 4 2 1 0 0 1
D K.C. Caudill 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Steve Perpiglia 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
D Danny Rubin 6 1 0 0 0 0 0
F Drew Jacobs 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
F J. Cain Carney 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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