Boston College ACC tournament preview

Credit?March 8, 2012 

No. 12 Seed

9-21 overall, 4-12 ACC

vs. N.C. State, 2 p.m., today, WRAL, ESPNU, WRAL-101.5

Starting lineup

G Jordan Daniels 6.3 ppg, 2.5 apg

G Lonnie Jackson 8.2 ppg, 2.5 rpg

G Matt Humphrey 10.5 ppg, 3.4 rpg

F Ryan Anderson 10.8 ppg, 7.2 rpg

F Dennis Clifford 9.0 ppg, 4.8 rpg

Counting on a big weekend from: Matt Humphrey. The junior transfer from Oregon has been the Eagles' most consistent player and their most athletic. He had 15 points in a home loss to the Wolfpack on Feb. 1.

Number to know: 1. Total career points in ACC tournament play on BC's roster. Sophomore guard Gabe Moton had one point in an opening-round win over Wake Forest last year.

Hotlanta or Notlanta?: Not. Steve Donahue did a masterful coaching job to coax four ACC wins out of this roster, especially the Florida State upset on Feb. 8. But the Eagles went 0-8 on the road in ACC play and 1-12 away from home for the season. That record is unlikely to improve in Atlanta, no matter how good Donahue is.

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