Boston College (1-0) at UConn (1-0)
Date & Time: Friday, Nov. 11 | 6 p.m.
Venue: Gampel Pavilion | Storrs, Conn.
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BOSTON – Trying to carry momentum from the 72-63 season-opening win over Northeastern, the Boston College males’s basketball group will face a second Husky squad with a go to to UConn Friday night. Although the Fox Sports activities 2 broadcast is ready to start at 6 p.m., followers can begin listening to Doug Brown and Brian Maurer at 5:45 p.m.
BU is in search of its first 2-0 begin since opening the 2013-14 season with wins over Northeastern and UMass Lowell.
A local of New Haven, Connecticut, graduate scholar Walter Whyte flushed a personal-best six 3-pointers en path to a career-high 27 factors towards the Huskies on Monday and added a career-tying 13 rebounds for his Fifteenth double-double. He at the moment ranks nineteenth all-time at 1,265 factors, 35 shy of changing into the Fifteenth-ever Terrier to succeed in 1,300.
BU options two different Terriers from Connecticut in graduate scholar Jonas Harper (Stamford) and senior Nevin Zink (Newtown). Harper netted 15 factors vs. Northeastern, whereas Zink had seven rebounds.
Junior Miles Brewster made his eighth profession begin and dished out a personal-best six assists.
The Terriers are actually 13-0 relationship again to start out of the 2021-22 season when their bench outscores opponent and are additionally 16-2 when holding opponents under 45% taking pictures.
The Huskies are receiving votes in each the AP and Coaches’ nationwide polls after going 23-10 final season and reaching the primary spherical of the NCAA event.
UConn is led by 6-foot-9 ahead Adama Sanogo, the Large East Preseason Participant of the 12 months, who tallied a career-high 30 factors towards Auburn final season. He tallied 19 factors and 6 rebounds in simply 19 minutes of motion throughout an 85-54 win over Stonehill on Monday.
The Huskies function 4 transfers on their group, together with 6-foot-4 guard Nahiem Alleyne who averaged 9.6 ppg at Virginia Tech final season and 6-foot-5 guard Tristen Newton who averaged 17.7 ppg at East Carolina in 2021-22.
6-foot-5 guard Jordan Hawkins was named 2021-22 Large East All-Freshman final season after averaging 5.8 ppg.
UConn incorporates a 7-foot-2 freshman Donovan Clingan, who posted 9 factors and 7 rebounds in simply 18 minutes towards Stonehill.
UConn owns a 44-12 benefit in an all-time collection that dates again to 1930 however is simply dealing with BU for the sixth time since a 1990 NCAA 1st Rd. matchup. Each packages have been members of the Yankee Convention through the mid-Seventies.
Coach Jones is 0-3 with the Terriers, final falling to the Huskies in 2017 (85-66) following a 51-49 defeat in 2016 and 77-60 loss in 2013.
BU final beat UConn at house in 1986 throughout Jim Calhoun’s first season.
BU will open a two-game homestand on Monday (Nov. 14) towards Johnson & Wales at 7 p.m.
It is going to be the first-ever assembly between the 2 packages.