Boston College vs. Miami: Full Game Preview

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Boston College vs. Miami: Full Game Preview
Boston College
(10-11, 2-4 away)
(14) Miami
(17-3, 9-2 home)
Venue: BankUnited Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 05, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Boston College R Anderson 16.2 R Anderson 8.7 J Rahon 3.8
Miami D Scott 14.0 R Johnson 9.1 S Larkin 4.1

On Tuesday, Boston College visits BankUnited Center to take on No. 14 Miami (FL). Tip-off occurs at 7:00 EST and you can catch it on RSN, FSN-S, ESPN3.com. The Eagles fell to the Hurricanes 60-59 on January 16th and are 2-7 against them over the last four years.

Miami (FL) maintains 1st place in the ACC while Boston College sits at 10th place.

The 26 points by Joe Rahon helped the Eagles to a 75-68 victory over Clemson on February 2nd. He is averaging 10.8 points per game while also contributing a team-high 3.8 assists per game. In a 79-78 victory over NC State on February 2nd, Shane Larkin put up 13 points and 5 assists for the Hurricanes. He leads the team in assists with 4.1 per game and steals with 2.4 per game. From a tempo-free perspective, Miami (FL) is strong in turnover percentage at 16.4. This is good enough for 2nd in the conference and 16th in the nation.

Miami (FL) StatSmack

  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Boston College has had more players drafted by the NBA than Miami (5 vs 4).
  • The Boston College scoring leader (Ryan Anderson) has more points than the Miami scoring leader (Kenny Kadji).
  • Boston College takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Miami (5 vs 1).
  • The Boston College rebounding leader (Ryan Anderson) has more rebounds than the Miami rebounding leader (Kenny Kadji).
  • Lonnie Jackson is ranked 2nd in the ACC in three-pointers.
  • Boston College has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (30% vs 44%).
  • Boston College has a much higher 4-year graduation rate than Miami according to Kiplinger (87.6% vs 66.5%).
  • Ryan Anderson is ranked 4th in the ACC in points and 5th in the ACC in rebounds.
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Boston College has come back to win after being down at half against Miami 6 times since 1996.
  • Boston College has a better overall winning percentage over the last 10 years (59.87% to 57.37%).
BC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Ryan Anderson 33 16 9 2 1 1 2
B Olivier Hanlan 34 14 4 3 1 0 3
C+ Joe Rahon 35 11 3 4 1 0 2
C+ Lonnie Jackson 32 10 3 2 1 0 2
C P. Heckmann 24 8 2 2 1 0 1
C- Dennis Clifford 17 4 4 0 0 1 1
D+ Eddie Odio 15 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 Danny Rubin 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Steve Perpiglia 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
F Drew Jacobs 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
F J. Cain Carney 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
MIA Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A Durand Scott 35 14 4 3 2 0 2
A- Shane Larkin 36 13 4 4 2 0 2
B+ Kenny Kadji 30 13 7 1 0 1 2
B+ Reggie Johnson 26 10 9 1 0 2 2
B T. McKinney-Jones 31 10 4 2 1 0 1
B- Julian Gamble 21 7 5 0 1 2 1
C Rion Brown 23 6 2 1 0 0 1
C Justin Heller 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
C Steve Sorenson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- R. Akpejiori 6 1 2 0 0 0 0
C- Erik Swoope 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
C- Tonye Jekiri 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Bishop Daniels 17 5 1 1 2 0 1
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