Boston College vs. Florida State: Full Game Preview
|Boston College||R Anderson 15.9||R Anderson 8.5||J Rahon 3.6|
|Florida State||M Snaer 13.7||T Shannon 6.3||M Snaer 2.6|
On Saturday, Boston College heads to Donald L. Tucker Center to take on Florida State. Tipoff occurs at 12 p.m. EST and you can catch it on ACC Network or ESPN3.com. The Eagles are 2-3 against the Seminoles over the last four years. The last time they played they won 64-60 on Feb. 8, 2012.
Boston College is in 10th place in the ACC, Florida State is in sixth place.
The 14 points by Patrick Heckmann helped the Eagles to a 66-63 victory over Wake Forest on Feb. 13. In addition to his 7.6 points per game, he is also chipping in 2.3 rebounds per game. For the Seminoles, Okaro White put up 15 points and 7 rebounds in the 74-68 loss to Miami (FL) on Feb. 13. He leads the team in points with 12.1 per game and blocks with 1.2 per game. Florida State ranks second in their conference in free throw rate at 40.8 percent, which also places them 50th in the country.
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- Boston College has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (30 percent vs. 61 percent).
- Boston College is better under pressure, and has defeated Florida State in five out of the last seven games decided by five points or fewer.
- The Boston College scoring leader (Ryan Anderson, 366 points) has more points than the Florida State scoring leader (Michael Snaer, 314 points).
- Boston College has a much higher 4-year graduation rate than Florida State according to Kiplinger (87.6 percent vs. 47 percent).
- AP voters think more highly of Boston College and ranked them in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Florida State (43 vs. 32).
- The Boston College assist leader (Joe Rahon, 87 assists) has more assists than the Florida State assist leader (Michael Snaer, 59 assists).
- Boston College is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Boston College is 210 lbs compared to 201 lbs for Florida State.
- Boston College is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Boston College is 78.4 inches compared to 77.2 inches for Florida State.
- You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Boston College currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (958 to 946) than Florida State, per the NCAA.
- The Boston College basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Florida State (88 percent vs. 73 percent).
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|F||J. Cain Carney||2||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|C-||T. Whisnant II||20||6||1||1||1||0||1|