Coming off a blowout loss, the Boston College Eagles (7-11, 2-2 ACC) look to get back on track against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (10-8, 1-3 ACC) at noon on Saturday at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA (TV/Radio: TV38/WEEI).
Boston College and Wake Forest have met 12 times, with the Eagles owning a 9-3 advantage in the all-time series. In addition, the Eagles are 6-3 against the Demon Deacons since joining the ACC back in the 2005-06 season and are riding a two-game winning streak against Wake Forest, taking both games last season.
The Eagles are coming off a 76-62 loss at the hands of the N.C. State Wolfpack. Dennis Clifford finished with 12 points and five rebounds for BC, which shot 40.3 percent from the field. Jordan Daniels scored nine points and both Ryan Anderson and Patrick Heckmann finished with seven points apiece for the Eagles.
Clifford is the team's leading scorer, averaging 9.9 points, and is also the Eagles' second-leading rebounder with 5.3 boards per game. Matt Humphrey is second on the team in scoring, averaging 9.8 points, and Anderson is second on the team in rebounding, averaging 6.2 boards. Daniels is averaging a team-best 2.1 assists and 0.6 steals.
Wake Forest was blown away by the No. 4 Duke Blue Devils, 91-73, in its last game. C.J. Harris scored 20 points while Travis McKie added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Demon Deacons, who shot 43.4 percent. Tony Chennault finished with 13 points and Nikita Mescheriakov had 12 points in the losing effort.
Harris and McKie are the team's two leading scorers, averaging 17.4 points and 17 points respectively. McKie averages a team-high 6.6 rebounds and Chennault is averaging 2.7 assists per game, which also leads the team.
Boston College and Wake Forest will meet again this season on February 25.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
@ Boston College Eagles
Saturday, Jan 21, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
Silvio O. Conte Forum
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