Duke vs. Boston College Game Notes

Photo: Chris Summerville


  • Who: Boston College Eagles (11-9) vs. No. 2 Duke Blue Devils (19-2)
  • When: Feb. 5 at 7pm
  • Where: Cameron Indoor Stadium / Durham, NC.


  • TV: ESPN (Dan Shulman/Hubie Brown/Dick Vitale/Allison Williams)
  • Stream: WatchESPN
  • Radio: Blue Devil IMG Sports Network (David Shumate/John Roth)
  • Satellite Radio: Sirius/XM: 81 / 81 (Duke broadcast)


  • Overall: 24th meeting; Duke leads 20-3
  • In Durham: Duke leads 9-0
  • In Chestnut Hill: Duke leads 8-2
  • At neutral sites: Duke leads 3-1
  • Current streak: Boston College, W1
  • Coach K vs. Boston College: 19-3


  • No. 2 Duke puts a five-game winning streak on the line Tuesday night, welcoming Boston College to Cameron Indoor Stadium.
  • Duke is 20-3 in the series against the Eagles, including a 9-0 mark in games at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
  • Following the BC game, the Blue Devils will play four of their next six games on the road where they are one of two undefeated teams on the road this season (Tennessee).
  • Freshman R.J. Barrett, who leads the ACC in scoring at 23.1 points, needs 15 points to reach 10th place on the single-season Duke freshman scoring list. He’s 208 points shy of Marvin Bagley III’s freshman record 694 points.
  • Over the last four games, freshman Zion Williamson is 43-of-54 (.796) from the field with 102 points. He is second in the ACC in scoring at 22.3. He and Barrett are the highest scoring duo in the country this season at 45.4 points per game.
  • Williamson is the nation’s only player averaging 20.0+ points and shooting .600+ from the field. He’s also the nation’s only player only player with 40+ steals (44), 40+ blocks (41) and 40+ dunks (42).
  • Freshman Tre Jones is the nation’s only player averaging 5.0+ assists (5.6), 2.0+ steals (2.1) with a 4.0+ assist-turnover ratio (4.65). His assist-turnover ratio is fourth nationally.
  • Junior Marques Bolden is averaging 7.4 points, 6.0 rebounds, 23.7 minutes and shooting .590 from the field over the last nine games.
  • Freshmen RJ Barrett (23.1 ppg) & Zion Williamson (22.3) are the ACC’s two leading scorers, and are the nation’s top scoring duo at 45.4 points per game.

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