2008–09 Boston College Eagles men's basketball team

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2008–09 Boston College Eagles men's basketball
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2008–09 record 22–12 (9–7 ACC)
Head coach Al Skinner
Assistant coach Pat Duquette
Assistant coach Bonzie Colson
Assistant coach Mo Cassara
Home arena Conte Forum
Seasons
2008–09 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 North Carolina 13 3   .813     34 4   .895
#6 Duke 11 5   .688     30 7   .811
#12 Wake Forest 11 5   .688     24 7   .774
#16 Florida State 10 6   .625     25 10   .714
#24 Clemson 9 7   .563     23 9   .719
Boston College 9 7   .563     22 12   .647
Maryland 7 9   .438     21 14   .600
Virginia Tech 7 9   .438     19 15   .559
Miami (FL) 7 9   .438     19 13   .594
North Carolina State 6 10   .375     16 14   .533
Virginia 4 12   .250     10 18   .357
Georgia Tech 2 14   .125     12 19   .387
† ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll


The 2008–09 Boston College Eagles men's basketball team played basketball for the Boston College Eagles. In 2007–08, they went 14–17 (4–12 ACC). Boston College's basketball program is one of the most popular and successful college basketball programs in the Northeast. The Eagles are most well known for their famous alumni, such as Bob Cousy, John Bagley, Howard Eisley, Dana Barros, Danya Abrams, Michael Adams, Craig Smith, Jared Dudley, Tyrese Rice and Sean Marshall. Al Skinner has stabilized the program ever since Jim O'Brien left and has constantly produced winning seasons. Skinner's teams are known to run the flex offense in the half-court set.

Roster[edit]

Name Num. Pos. Ht. Wt. Class Hometown High School
Reggie Jackson 0 G 6–3 193 Fr. Colorado Springs, Colorado Palmer
Tyrese Rice 4 G 6–1 190 Sr. Richmond, Virginia L. C. Bird
Biko Paris 5 G 6–1 200 So. New Orleans, Louisiana Cypress Christian School
Brennan Bennett 10 G 6–0 185 So. Whitinsville, Massachusetts Northbridge
Corey Raji 11 F 6–6 218 So. Township of Washington, Bergen County, New Jersey Westwood
Joe Trapani 12 F 6–8 215 So. Madison, Connecticut Daniel Hand
Nick Mosakowski 14 G 6–1 180 So. Swampscott, Massachusetts Pingree School
Rakim Sanders 15 G-F 6–5 228 So. Pawtucket, Rhode Island St. Andrew's
Tyler Roche 21 G 6–7 208 Jr. Hooksett, New Hampshire Manchester Central
Josh Southern 52 C 6–10 255 So. Saginaw, Michigan Saginaw
Cortney Dunn 55 F 6–8 215 So. Dallas, Texas Lake Highlands

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
November 9, 2008*
1:00 PM
St. Francis Xavier
Exhibition
W 82–65[1]  0–0
Conte Forum 
Chestnut Hill, MA
November 14, 2008*
6:00 PM
Central Connecticut W 80–65[2]  1–0
Conte Forum (4,197)
Chestnut Hill, MA
November 17, 2008*
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Loyola (MD)
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 90–57[2]  2–0
Conte Forum (4,283)
Chestnut Hill, MA
November 18, 2008*
7:00 PM
St. John's
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 82–70[3]  3–0
Conte Forum (4,462)
Chestnut Hill, MA
November 22, 2008*
2:00 PM
at St. Louis L 53–50[4]  3–1
Chaifetz Arena (9,127)
St. Louis, MO
November 26, 2008*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. No. 10 Purdue
NIT Season Tip-Off
L 71–64[5]  3–2
Madison Square Garden (4,438)
New York, NY
November 28, 2008*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. UAB
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 83–77[6]  4–2
Madison Square Garden (3,670)
New York, NY
December 2, 2008*
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Iowa
ACC-Big Ten Challenge
W 57–55[7]  5–2
Conte Forum (4,084)
Chestnut Hill, MA
December 6, 2008*
8:30 PM, CBSCS
at UMass
Commonwealth Classic
W 85–81[8] OT 6–2
Mullins Center (6,792)
Amherst, MA
December 10, 2008*
7:00 PM
Bryant W 80–61[9]  7–2
Conte Forum (3,267)
Chestnut Hill, MA
December 14, 2008*
1:00 PM
South Carolina-Upstate W 67–55[10]  8–2
Conte Forum (3,881)
Chestnut Hill, MA
December 20, 2008*
4:00 PM, NESN
Providence W 81–76[11]  9–2
Conte Forum (6,880)
Chestnut Hill, MA
December 23, 2008*
1:00 PM
Maine W 99–61[12]  10–2
Conte Forum (2,692)
Chestnut Hill, MA
December 29, 2008*
7:00 PM
San Francisco W 84–62[13]  11–2
Conte Forum (5,231)
Chestnut Hill, MA
December 31, 2008*
2:00 PM
Sacred Heart W 89–76[14]  12–2
Conte Forum (2,137)
Chestnut Hill, MA
January 4, 2009
5:30 PM, FSN
at No. 1 North Carolina W 85–78[15]  13–2 (1–0)
Dean Smith Center (21,750)
Chapel Hill, NC
January 7, 2009*
7:00 PM
No. 17 Harvard L 82–70[16]  13–3 (1–0)
Conte Forum (3,174)
Chestnut Hill, MA
January 10, 2009
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Miami (FL) L 77–71[17]  13–4 (1–1)
Conte Forum (7,623)
Chestnut Hill, MA
January 14, 2009
7:00 PM, Raycom
No. 2 Wake Forest L 83–63[18]  13–5 (1–2)
Conte Forum (8,606)
Chestnut Hill, MA
January 17, 2009
4:00 PM, ESPNU
at Virginia Tech L 79–71[19]  13–6 (1–3)
Cassell Coliseum (9,847)
Blacksburg, VA
January 20, 2009
7:00 PM, NESN
at Georgia Tech W 80–76[20] OT 14–6 (2–3)
Alexander Memorial Coliseum (7,174)
Atlanta, GA
January 24, 2009
2:00 PM, Raycom
NC State W 79–68[21]  15–6 (3–3)
Conte Forum (8,167)
Chestnut Hill, MA
January 27, 2009
7:30 PM, ESPN2
at Maryland W 76–67[22]  16–6 (4–3)
Comcast Center (17,541)
College Park, MD
January 31, 2009
8:00 PM, Raycom
Virginia Tech W 67–66[23] OT 17–6 (5–3)
Conte Forum (8,428)
Chestnut Hill, MA
February 4, 2009
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at Virginia W 80–70[24]  18–6 (6–3)
John Paul Jones Arena (9,631)
Charlottesville, VA
February 8, 2009
4:00 PM, Raycom
at No. 7 Wake Forest L 93–76[25]  18–7 (6–4)
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum (11,185)
Winston-Salem, NC
February 10, 2009
7:00 PM, NESN
No. 12 Clemson L 87–77[26]  18–8 (6–5)
Conte Forum (6,126)
Chestnut Hill, MA
February 15, 2009
4:00 PM, FSN
No. 6 Duke W 80–74[27]  19–8 (7–5)
Conte Forum (8,606)
Chestnut Hill, MA
February 21, 2009
12:00 PM, FSN
at Miami (FL) L 69–58[28]  19–9 (7–6)
BankUnited Center (4,979)
Coral Gables, FL
February 24, 2009
9:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 23 Florida State W 72–67[29]  20–9 (8–6)
Conte Forum (4,968)
Chestnut Hill, MA
March 4, 2009
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at NC State L 74–69  20–10 (8–7)
RBC Center (15,111)
Raleigh, NC
March 7, 2009
12:00 PM, Raycom
Georgia Tech W 67–66  21–10 (9–7)
Conte Forum (8,606)
Chestnut Hill, MA
March 12, 2009
9:30 PM, Raycom
vs. Virginia
2009 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
W 76–63  22–10 (9–7)
Georgia Dome (26,352)
Atlanta, GA
March 13, 2009
9:30 PM, Raycom
vs. No. 9 Duke
2009 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
L 66–65  22–11 (9–7)
Georgia Dome (26,352)
Atlanta, GA
March 20, 2009
7:20 PM, CBS
vs. USC
NCAA Tournament 1st Round
L 72–55  22–12
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (12,814)
Minneapolis, MN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time [30].

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