Tournament Guide: Boston College résumé
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Points Per Game
3PT ratio (of FG) FT pct.
(6-4, 190, SO)
(6-5, 205, FR)
(6-7, 210, FR)
(6-7, 265, SO)
(6-8, 262, SR)
5.4 ppg, 3.5 apg
8.4 ppg, 2.8 rpg
12.4 ppg, 6.7 rpg
17.1 ppg, 8.0 rpg
10.7 ppg, 5.3 rpg
Doesn't need to score to be effective.
Shooting guard without a great shot.
A smart, hardworking contributor at both ends.
One of the Big East's best big men.
Physical presence who has worked his way back from frightening neck injury.
(6-3, 198, JR)
(6-0, 170, FR)
6.6 ppg, 2.7 rpg
4.8 ppg, 1.4 rpg
Strong inside game belies his size.
Impressive 2.9 apg for backup point guard.
BC finished very strong, including a nine-point win at Providence
and a Big East tourney upset of Syracuse.
The Eagles failed to hold a lead against No. 6 UConn and lost their
third straight, 63-58, on Jan. 31.
Most Revealing Moment
Back-to-back wins against Seton Hall and North Carolina
State in mid-January were Boston College's first wins of note.
Did You Know?
Agbai set a school record by playing in his 127th collegiate game
in the Eagles' Big East tourney opener.
BC is a half-court team that looks to dump the ball inside
as often as possible.
Deny the ball inside and make the opponent win the game on
Opponents have to earn their points; the Eagles shot almost
250 more free throws this season.
BC is not blessed with good outside shooters, making comebacks
Will Lose When ...
Teams that can pressure the ball on the perimeter and keep it
from getting down low have the best shot to down BC.
Famous Last Words
The young Eagles somehow continue to win big games, but the
lights are going to get even brighter now.
Tournament History (1985-2003)
Overall NCAA History
NCAA appearances: 6 (of 19)
Seed average: 8.3
Highest seed No. 3
Lowest seed: No. 11 (1985, 1996, 2002)
Biggest upset: 1994 vs. No. 1 North Carolina
Most upsetting:2001 vs. No. 6 Southern Cal
Bracketology score: 1.56
All-time record: 17-14 (.548)
Best finish: 1982 and 1994, Elite Eight
Coach's NCAA record: Al Skinner (2-4, .333)
Inside N-C Luna vs. vs. Bad Cls Lst
Team Sd RPI RPI RPI SOS 1-25 26-50 L L 10 B-Scr OffQ DefQ ASM
Ga.Tech 3 13 12 10 15 7-6 1-1 0 2 6-4 0.91 8.4 6.2 14.6
N.Iowa 14 59 85 62 98 1-1 0-0 4 3 9-1 2.00 3.2 2.4 5.6
Utah 11 36 51 41 69 0-1 3-3 2 1 7-3 1.04 (2.8) 12.8 10.0
B.C. 6 22 17 16 23 3-6 3-0 0 2 8-2 1.56 2.4 5.7 8.1
Quad Comparison Key
Insider's replication of the Ratings Percentage Index.
RPI in non-conference games only.
Joe Lunardi's "predictive" RPI.
Strenth of Schedule (all games).
Record vs. 1-25 RPI teams.
Record vs. 26-50 RPI teams.
Losses to teams ranked below 150 in the RPI.
Losses by 3 points or less or in overtime.
Record in Last 10 games before tourney.
Bracketology Scores measure whether a team more often "exceeds" its seed or "falls short" of expectation (average B-Score is 1.00).
Offensive Quotient (average points per game by which a team exceeds/falls below the aggregate defense of its opponents).
Defensive Quotient (average points per game allowed below/above the aggregate offense of its opponents).
Adjusted Scoring Margin (OffQ+DefQ) has accurately predicted 10 of the last 16 Final Four participants).
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