Duke vs. Boston College: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Duke vs. Boston College: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(4) Duke 62
(21-2, 5-2 away)
Boston College 61
(10-13, 8-8 home)
Venue: Silvio O. Conte Forum
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, February 10, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Duke 27 35 62
Boston College 27 34 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Duke M Plumlee 19 M Plumlee 10 S Curry 3
Boston College O Hanlan 20 R Anderson 6 J Rahon 3

On Sunday, February 10th, Boston College took on No. 4 Duke and dropped a close one to the Blue Devils 62-61 in conference play. With the loss, the Eagles remain winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-4 for the season. The Eagles were paced by Ryan Anderson, who put up 17 points and six rebounds. Olivier Hanlan had a game-high 20 points and added four rebounds. Mason Plumlee recorded a double-double for the Blue Devils with a team-high 19 points and 10 rebounds. Next up for Boston College (10-13, 2-8 ACC) is Wake Forest (11-12, 4-7 ACC) on Wednesday, February 13th at home.

Boston College Game Notes

  • BC beat the spread by 10.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Eagles have beaten the spread.
  • The Eagles have been unlucky seven times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Boston College is 34-27 in close games.
  • Prior to this game, BC played 26 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 5-21.
  • Boston College has lost 83 percent of the time this season (1-5) after recording 28 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 12 or more assists this season, Boston College has lost 75 percent of the time (3-9).
  • The Eagles set a season high for steals (11).
  • BC set season lows for blocks (zero) and three-pointers (two).
  • The Eagles have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--BC has a 2.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Olivier Hanlan accounted for 32.7 percent of the team's points.
  • Olivier Hanlan has led the team in scoring in seven out of 23 games this season.
  • Ryan Anderson has led the team in rebounding in 18 out of 23 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Olivier Hanlan's career.
  • Ryan Anderson has 14 straight double-digit point games.

Duke Game Notes

  • Mason Plumlee accounted for 30.6 percent of the team's points.
  • Mason Plumlee accounted for 35.7 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Mason Plumlee has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 21 times in 23 games this season.
  • Mason Plumlee recorded the 44th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Mason Plumlee recorded a double-double. It was his 13th this season and 31st of his career.
  • Seth Curry has five straight double-digit point games.
DUKE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMason Plumlee3819102123
ASeth Curry381843201
BAmile Jefferson11340010
CQuinn Cook37923104
CR. Sulaimon23432001
CJosh Hairston17410000
C-Tyler Thornton30512103
-Alex Murphy6010001
BC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARyan Anderson281762203
AOlivier Hanlan372040201
B+Eddie Odio26551300
BDennis Clifford14631001
CJoe Rahon38623002
CP. Heckmann7311001
C-Andrew Van Nest11230002
D+Lonnie Jackson32211302
-Danny Rubin7010100

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