Location: RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina
Tip-Off: 3:45 p.m.
Radio: Airtime begins @ 3:00 PM on the Wolfpack Radio Network
NC State Information
Boston College Information
Probable NC State Starters
40 Andrew Brackman F 6-10 240 So. 13 Cameron Bennerman F 6-4 205 Sr. 33 Cedric Simmons C 6-9 233 So. 14 Engin Atsur G 6-3 200 Jr. 22 Tony Bethel G 6-2 185 Sr.
Probable Boston College Starters
F 1 Craig Smith 6-7 Sr. 17.1 7.4 F 3 Jared Dudley 6-7 Jr. 16.6 7.4 C 32 John Oates 6-10 So. 4.2 3.4 G 11 Louis Hinnant 6-4 Sr. 6.5 2.4 G 23 Sean Marshall 6-5 Jr. 13.9 4.4
Players to Watch
Andrew Brackman -- Brackman tallied 14 points in 19 minutes against the Tar Heels, as he was NC State's most efficient player. If Ilian Evtimov can't go, NC State will need another big game from Brackman.
Craig Smith -- A potential All-ACC pick, Smith is having a terrific season. The burly forward leads BC in scoring and rebounding, and is a matchup nightmare for opposing power forwards.
NC State Audio + Quotables
"We've really moved forward quickly in our minds. With just two days in between games, we've had to turn the page and give Boston College our full and undivided attention."
"Our guys have done a great job of bouncing back and having an armor of resiliency."
"You've always got to play the next game."
"Boston College is a difficult team to prepare for. They have a very challenging system."
"It's a factor for everybody that plays Boston College. They are one of the best rebounding teams in the country."
"They are a big, strong, powerful team, and they have offensive spacing."
"He's sore. We only got limited minutes from him the other night and right now he remains sore."
"He's not going to practice again today, and he did not practice yesterday."
"I think our guys feel good about their body of work. When you consider the body of work that this team has produced and the kind of outstanding season that we are still in the midst of, our guys have every reason to have confidence."
"We had a lot of homework to do yesterday. We couldn't be watching cartoons or be playing Nintendo. We had to do our homework yesterday."
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