vs. Army West Point – W, 109-80

Game Highlights

Postgame Press Conference

Game Story







Friday, December 8, 2017
Winston-Salem, NC (LJVM Coliseum)

• Wake Forest hosts Salute to Service Night with free tickets to military, veterans and first responders
• All active duty military personnel, retired military, veterans, reservists, police, fire and EMS personnel and their families can pick up their complimentary tickets at the designated table on the East side of the LJVM Coliseum lobby
• Arrive early as the 82nd Airborne Division’s All-American Chorus will perform our National Anthem

• Wake Forest looks for its fifth straight win as it hosts Army West Point in the final game before a 10-day break for exams
• A fifth straight win would match the Deacs’ longest win streak of the Danny Manning era (five consecutive wins in 2015-16)

• First all-time meeting
• The Demon Deacons haven’t played a service academy since a 78-67 home win over Air Force in 2007-08
• Wake Forest is playing a Patriot League foe for the fifth straight year (defeated Colgate in 2013-14, Bucknell in 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17)

• During the current four-game winning streak, the Deacs have been shooting the ball at their highest percentage of the season
• During the streak, the Deacs are shooting 53.7 percent from the floor, 44.1 percent from 3-point range and 72.0 percent from the line
• Wake Forest has shot at least 50 percent from the floor in each of the past four games, matching the longest streak of 50 percent shooting for the Deacs since 2004-05 (also had a four-game streak last season)
• If the Demon Deacons shoot 50 percent or better tonight, it will be the longest streak within one season since a six-game stretch in 1992-93

• Wake Forest won its fourth straight game with an 80-57 victory at Charlotte on Tuesday
• It was the Deacs’ largest margin of victory in a road game of the Danny Manning era (previous high was a 22-point win at Tulane in 2014-15)
• Bryant Crawford had 17 points on 6-7 shooting (3-4 from 3-point range)
• Keyshawn Woods had 15 points in his return to his former school
• Olivier Sarr set career highs with seven points and seven rebounds

• Wake Forest has held its last three opponents to under 40 percent shooting from the floor, its longest streak of holding opponens under the 40-percent mark since a five-game streak in 2013-14
• The Deacs have accomplished the feat four times in nine games this season, having done it just seven times in 33 games last year
• Wake Forest has held three opponents under 60 points this season, already matching its total from last season

• The Deacs return to action after their 10-day exam break with a visit to Coastal Carolina on Dec. 18
• It will be the first trip for the Demon Deacons to Conway
• Wake Forest has defeated Coastal Carolina each of the past two seasons in Winston-Salem, 86-74 last year and 83-77 in 2015-16