Boston College at Penn State

Boston College Penn State

11/28/2012 9:15:00 PM |  TV:ESPNU | LIVE STATS

Simulate This Game Again

 

Pence's Quick Thoughts

Is Penn State better than Bryant?  Yep. 

******

Penn State hosts BC for the second consecutive year in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, in what has become known as the "Flaming Bus 500."

Penn State takes on a young Boston College team (2-5) at the BJC tonight at 9:15pm. The Nittany Lions faced Steve Donahue's squad in last year's Big Ten/ACC Challenge, beating the Eagles on their own floor 62-54. This is Penn State's 12th Challenge appearance all-time, and they have won four of their last five in this competition.

If Penn State, who just defeated a decent Bucknell team is in for a rough season without Tim Frazier, then what does a healthy BC losing to Bryant University say about them? While the Eagles have defeated a major-conference team in Auburn (which is grasping at straws, to be honest), Donahue's third go-round appears to be a non-starter. However, that isn't to say the Eagles are completely devoid of talent.

More from the BlackShoeDiaries.com

Team Stats
 Advantage Penn StateAdvantage Boston College
FG %
 
 Boston College Boston College 
FT %
 
 Boston College 
3 PT %
 
 Boston College Boston College Boston College 
2 PT %
 
 Boston College Boston College 
3/FG
 
 Boston College Boston College Boston College Boston College 
Four Factors
eFG%
 
 Boston College Boston College Boston College 
TO%
 
 
O Reb %
 
 
D Reb %
 
 
FT Rate
 
 Boston College 
Defensive Allowed
3 PT %
 Penn State Penn State Penn State Penn State Penn State 
 
2 PT %
 Penn State Penn State Penn State Penn State Penn State 
 
TO%
 
 Boston College Boston College Boston College Boston College Boston College 
Embed This Chart On Your Website
Matchup History
DateBoxRecap
11/30/2011 7:15:00 PMPenn State 62 - Boston College 54 
Search
Search
Advertisement
 
Poll
Which ACC school made the best basketball coach hire?
Buzz Williams, Virginia Tech
Jim Christian, Boston College
Danny Manning, Wake Forest


Newsbreakers
Rodney Hood declares for the NBA Draft
4/19/2014 7:28:47 AM
Ranking the ACC Football Coaches for 2014
4/19/2014 7:06:31 AM
Expect ACC to play an influential role as playoff era begins
4/18/2014 6:42:07 AM
Duke's Parker declares for the NBA draft
4/17/2014 1:35:50 PM
Player compensation: Put the bagmen in charge
4/17/2014 6:54:38 AM
Can UNC Expect a Return Visit From the NCAA?
4/17/2014 6:53:57 AM
Syracuse Football Introduces New Nike Uniforms For 2014 Season
4/16/2014 2:47:20 PM
Georgia Tech picks up USF transfer Josh Heath
4/16/2014 1:28:33 PM
ACC Basketball Head Coaches: The Relationship Between Salary and Success
4/16/2014 7:00:35 AM
Is Duke's Jabari Parker going to turn pro?
4/16/2014 6:12:35 AM
UNC Holds Annual Basketball Awards Ceremony
4/16/2014 6:12:17 AM
Virginia basketball season in review, 2
4/16/2014 6:11:43 AM
Tracking Player Three Point Shooting During Their UNC Careers
4/15/2014 11:13:10 AM
Is an ACC Network announcement on hold or on schedule?
4/15/2014 6:11:46 AM
Syracuse: 2015 Guard Franklin Howard Commits To Orange
4/15/2014 6:11:03 AM
Message Board
 
YBN Widget
Game Preview: Boston College vs Penn State - SCACCHoops.com
RSS Feed  
SCACC Hoops has no affiliation to the NCAA or the ACC
Team logos are trademarks of their respective organizations (more/credits)