2014–15 Boston College Eagles men's basketball team

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2014–15 Boston College Eagles men's basketball
Boston College Eagles wordmark.png
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2014–15 record 13–19 (4–14 ACC)
Head coach Jim Christian (1st season)
Assistant coach Scott Spinelli
Assistant coach Bill Wuczynski
Assistant coach Preston Murphy
Home arena Conte Forum
Seasons
2014–15 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 Virginia 16 2   .889     30 4   .882
#4 Duke 15 3   .833     35 4   .897
#8 Notre Dame 14 4   .778     32 6   .842
#15 North Carolina 11 7   .611     26 12   .684
Miami (FL) 10 8   .556     25 13   .658
NC State 10 8   .556     22 14   .611
Syracuse 9 9   .500     18 13   .581
Clemson 8 10   .444     16 15   .516
Florida State 8 10   .444     17 16   .515
Pittsburgh 8 10   .444     19 15   .559
Wake Forest 5 13   .278     13 19   .406
Boston College 4 14   .222     13 19   .406
Georgia Tech 3 15   .167     12 19   .387
Virginia Tech 2 16   .111     11 22   .333
#17 Louisville* 0 6   .000     0 8   .000
ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll
*Lousiville: 24 reg. season games, 4 postseason games vacated due to sanctions against the program; Disputed Record-(27-9)(12-6)

The 2014–15 Boston College Eagles men's basketball team represented Boston College during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Eagles, led by first year head coach Jim Christian, played their home games at Conte Forum and were members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 13–19, 4–14 in ACC play to finish in 13th place. They advanced to the second round of the ACC Tournament where they lost to North Carolina.

Last season[edit]

The Eagles finished the season 8–24, 4–14 in ACC play to finish in 14th place. They lost in the first round of the ACC Tournament to Georgia Tech.

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Ryan Anderson 12 F 6'9" 216 Junior Lakewood, CA Transferred to Arizona
Joe Rahon 25 G 6'2" 195 Sophomore San Diego, CA Transferred to Saint Mary's
Danny Rubin 31 G 6'6" 198 Senior Chevy Chase, MD Graduated

Incoming Transfers[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous School
Dumitiri Batten 1 G 6'3" 205 RS Senior Newport News, VA Transferred from Old Dominion. Will be eligible to play immediately since Batten graduated from Old Dominion.
Aaron Brown 22 F 6'5" 210 RS Senior Hackensack, NJ Transferred from Southern Miss. Will be eligible to play immediately since Brown graduated from Southern Miss.

Recruiting[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Idrissa Diallo
C
Los Angeles, CA Cathedral High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) May 10, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:3/5 stars    ESPN:2/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2014 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.

Roster[edit]

2014–15 Boston College Eagles men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 0 Garland Owens 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Gaithersburg, MD
G 1 Dimitri Batten 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Sr Newport News, VA
G 2 Darryl Hicks 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) RS Fr Louisville, KY
F 4 Eddie Odio 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Miami, FL
C 5 KC Caudill 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 300 lb (136 kg) Sr Brea, CA
G 10 Steve Perpiglia 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Jr Broomall, PA
F 11 Will Magarity 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So Stockholm, Sweden
F 12 Idy Diallo 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr Los Angeles, CA
F 13 John Cain Carney 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Philadelphia, PA
G 15 Sam Donahue 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Pawcatuck, CT
G 20 Lonnie Jackson 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Valencia, CA
G 21 Olivier Hanlan 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Aylmer, QE
G 22 Aaron Brown 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Sr Hackensack, NJ
G 23 Alex Dragicevich 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 222 lb (101 kg) Sr Northbrook, IL
C 24 Dennis Clifford 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 250 lb (113 kg) RS Jr Bridgewater, MA
G 33 Patrick Heckmann 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Mainz, Germany
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/06/2014*
7:00 PM
American International W 92–53 
Conte Forum 
Chestnut Hill, MA
Regular season
11/14/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
New Hampshire W 58–50  1–0
Conte Forum (3,174)
Chestnut Hill, MA
11/16/2014*
3:00 PM, NESN
vs. Massachusetts
Commonwealth Classic/Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off
L 62–71  1–1
TD Garden (N/A)
Boston, MA
11/20/2014*
5:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. New Mexico
Puerto Rico Tip-Off Quarterfinals
W 69–65  2–1
Roberto Clemente Coliseum (6,723)
San Juan, PR
11/21/2014*
5:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. West Virginia
Puerto Rico Tip-Off Semifinals
L 66–70  2–2
Roberto Clemente Coliseum (7,438)
San Juan, PR
11/23/2014*
4:30 PM, ESPN2
vs. Dayton
Puerto Rico Tip-Off 3rd Place Game
L 53–66  2–3
Roberto Clemente Coliseum (8,002)
San Juan, PR
12/01/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Marist W 79–61  3–3
Conte Forum (1,748)
Chestnut Hill, MA
12/05/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Providence W 69–60  4–3
Conte Forum (6,155)
Chestnut Hill, MA
12/11/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Maine W 85–74  5–3
Conte Forum (2,133)
Chestnut Hill, MA
12/14/2014*
1:00 PM, ESPN3
Binghamton W 63–49  6–3
Conte Forum (1,876)
Chestnut Hill, MA
12/21/2014*
4:00 PM, ESPNU
USC L 71–75  6–4
Conte Forum (3,577)
Chestnut Hill, MA
12/29/2014*
2:00 PM, ESPN3
UMass Lowell W 70–47  7–4
Conte Forum (3,711)
Chestnut Hill, MA
01/03/2015
4:00 PM, RSN
at No. 2 Duke L 62–85  7–5 (0–1)
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
01/06/2015
9:00 PM, RSN
Pittsburgh L 60–61 OT 7–6 (0–2)
Conte Forum (2,213)
Chestnut Hill, MA
01/10/2015
4:00 PM, RSN
at Miami (FL) L 56–60  7–7 (0–3)
BankUnited Center (6,608)
Coral Gables, FL
01/14/2015*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Harvard
Rivalry
W 64–57 OT 8–7
Conte Forum (3,529)
Chestnut Hill, MA
01/17/2015
2:00 PM, RSN
No. 2 Virginia L 51–66  8–8 (0–4)
Conte Forum (8,112)
Chestnut Hill, MA
01/20/2015
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at Syracuse L 61–69  8–9 (0–5)
Carrier Dome (23,781)
Syracuse, NY
01/25/2015
1:00 PM, RSN
at Georgia Tech W 64–62  9–9 (1–5)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (5,587)
Atlanta, GA
01/28/2015
9:00 PM, ACCN
No. 10 Louisville L 72–81  9–10 (1–6)
Conte Forum (5,119)
Chestnut Hill, MA
01/31/2015
12:00 PM, RSN
at Clemson L 49–64  9–11 (1–7)
Littlejohn Coliseum (8,345)
Clemson, SC
02/04/2015
7:00 PM, RSN
at No. 10 Notre Dame L 63–71  9–12 (1–8)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (8,458)
South Bend, IN
02/07/2015
3:00 PM, ACCN
No. 12 North Carolina L 68–79  9–13 (1–9)
Conte Forum (8,263)
Chestnut Hill, MA
02/11/2015
7:00 PM, ESPN2
Syracuse L 56–70  9–14 (1–10)
Conte Forum (5,476)
Chestnut Hill, MA
02/16/2015
3:00 PM, ESPNU
Miami (FL) L 86–89 2OT 9–15 (1–11)
Conte Forum (3,813)
Chestnut Hill, MA
02/18/2015
9:00 PM, ACCN
at Florida State L 60–69  9–16 (1–12)
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center (6,387)
Tallahassee, FL
02/21/2015
4:00 PM, RSN
No. 10 Notre Dame L 70–87  9–17 (1–13)
Conte Forum (8,366)
Chestnut Hill, MA
02/24/2015
9:00 PM, ESPNU
at Pittsburgh L 65–71  9–18 (1–14)
Peterson Events Center (9,142)
Pittsburgh, PA
02/28/2015
12:00 PM, RSN
NC State W 79–63  10–18 (2–14)
Conte Forum (4,165)
Chestnut Hill, MA
03/02/2015
9:00 PM, ESPNU
at Virginia Tech W 66–59  11–18 (3–14)
Cassell Coliseum (5,730)
Blacksburg, VA
03/07/2015
2:00 PM, RSN
Wake Forest W 79–61  12–18 (4–14)
Conte Forum (4,838)
Chestnut Hill, MA
ACC Tournament
03/10/2015
1:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. Georgia Tech
First Round
W 66–65  13–18
Greensboro Coliseum (N/A)
Greensboro, NC
03/11/2015
2:00 PM, ESPN
vs. No. 19 North Carolina
Second Round
L 63–81  13–19
Greensboro Coliseum (22,026)
Greensboro, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

See also[edit]

2014–15 Boston College Eagles women's basketball team