Women’s Basketball Faces Northeast in Wednesday Matinee

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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Boston College women’s basketball team will take on Northeastern Wednesday morning at 11 am in Boston on FloHoops and NESN.

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About the Eagles
last time out
Boston College fell to then-No. 14/15 Ohio State on Sunday, 82-64. Three Eagles scored in double figures, with Maria is not listening shooting 6 of 7 en route to 13 points. JoJo Lacey dialed 11 and T’Yana Todd stepped in with 10 points. dontavia carter he pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds with nine points and a career-high six steals. Taina Mair he dished out 10 assists in his second game of at least 10 helpers.

A win would be
– Give BC a 2-2 record in the first four games of the season.
– Give the Eagles their ninth straight series win and an 18-13 all-time mark against the Huskies.
– Give BC their first away win of the season.

by the numbers
1 – Mair is the only player in the country to have a game with at least five points, five rebounds, 10 assists and five steals in a game (9/6/13/7 vs. UMass Lowell).
5 – Wagoner is one of five players in the country averaging at least 10 points, 10 rebounds and three steals.
9 – Gakdeng is nine blocks away from moving to ninth all-time in block school history.
69.6 – Boston College has scored 69.6 percent of their points in the paint.
114 – Mair has played 114 of a possible 120 minutes in the first three games.


what to observe
– Despite Sunday’s loss, the Eagles were still able to win the Cup against Ohio State (42-33), including 16 offensive rebounds. BC ranks 20th in the country in offensive rebound rate (45.4%). See if BC can get second chance opportunities on Wednesday.
– See if the Eagles can turn up the heat on Wednesday, as they’re forcing 23 turnovers through the first three games of the season, which is 35th in the nation.
– In two games against Northeastern, opponents are averaging 24 free throw attempts per game. See if the Eagles can get to the line.
JoJo Lacey he has scored in double figures in all three games to start the season on 51.6 percent shooting. See if the junior wing can continue his solid game.
– BC has scored 69.6 percent of its points in the paint this season, averaging 47.3 inside. See if the Eagles can continue to dominate from below.

northeast exploration
– Northeastern is 1-1 on the season after a win over BU in Game 1 and a loss to UConn in their most recent outing.
– Erin Erdogan (14.5 ppg) and Gemima Motema (13.5 ppg) lead the team in scoring.
– Oralye Kiefer is pulling down a team-high 6.5 rebounds per game.
– The Huskies were picked to finish eighth in the CAA preseason poll, and Motema was named CAA of the All Preseason.
– Bridgette Mitchell is in her second year as head coach after a two-year stint in Pittsburgh as recruiting coordinator.

Series history
– BC is 17-13 all-time and is riding an eight-game winning streak against Northeastern following last season’s low-scoring 57-46 win at Conte Forum. BC used an 18-5 run in the final 7:59 of the game to get past the Huskies.

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Whats Next
BC will host Providence on Sunday at 12 p.m.