In addition to 16 challenging league games, the Boston College men's basketball team will participate in the 2008 NIT Season Tip-Off and host Iowa in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, according to the schedule released by the school and the conference office.
The Eagles will also face two New England rivals - playing at Massachusetts on Dec. 6 and hosting Providence College on Dec. 20.
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Three Stars of The Day
We handpick the best performances of the day, whether it be stat lines that make you drool, or clutch performances. Either way, its our way of showing the love:
It’s strange times in the ACC, as only two teams are nationally ranked. Not surprisingly, those two teams happen to be Duke and North Carolina, who are both heads and shoulders above the rest of the field in the conference. Also not surprisingly, three out of the five spots on the ACC All-January team are taken by Blue Devils and Tar Heels.
Guard – Ty Lawson – North Carolina – SO
14.1ppg, 6.0apg, 1.9spg
Best game – Jan 23rd – Miami (FL) – 23 points, 10 assists, 5 boards