vs. North Carolina State – L, 90-84

Postgame Press Conference

Game Story

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 17, 2018
Winston-Salem, NC (LJVM Coliseum)

GAME NOTES

PROMOTIONS
• The Big Four Million Meals Challenge: Help Wake Forest in the Million Meals Challenge by bringing food items to the game. Donate more than 3 items and receive a Harris Teeter gift card!
• Wake Forest Hall of Fame Recognition at Halftime

DEACS LOOK TO SWEEP HOMESTAND BY HOSTING NC STATE
• Wake Forest looks to complete a sweep of a two-game homestand when it hosts NC State Saturday afternoon
• With a victory the Demon Deacons would post consecutive ACC victories for the first time this season

SERIES HISTORY
• NC State leads 142-105 (Wake Forest leads 46-30 at home and 22-6 at LJVM)
• The Wolfpack won the first meeting of the year, 72-63, on Jan. 18 at PNC Arenav • The 105 wins over NC State are Wake Forest’s most against any opponent
• The Demon Deacons have won the last five meetings at the LJVM Coliseum as the Wolfpack’s last win in Winston-Salem came in 2012

LAST TIME OUT
• Wake Forest posted a 79-62 victory over Georgia Tech Wednesday night at LJVM Coliseum
• The Deacs had a season-low five turnovers
• Bryant Crawford had 16 points and nine assists (and no turnovers)
• Doral Moore had his third straight double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds

DEACS FROM DEEP
• Wake Forest ranks third in the ACC in 3-point percentage at 39.2
• Last year the Deacs shot 38.5 percent as they made a school-record 268 triples
• In ACC play, Wake Forest leads the conference at 39.5 percent from 3-point range, making 8.2 triples per game
• The Deacs have made at least eight 3-pointers in 10 of 14 ACC games this season
• Seven different Deacs have made multiple 3-pointers in a game this season (only six Deacs accomplished the feat last season)

HALL OF FAME AT HALFTIME
• The 2017-18 Wake Forest Hall of Fame class will be honored at halftime of today’s game
• The class consists of Chris Barclay (football), Lauren Crandall (field hockey), John Gerring (men’s golf), Michelle Sikes (women’s track & field) and Steve Vallos (football)

MOORE ON THE GLASS
• Doral Moore ranks second in the conference in rebounding, averaging 11.1 boards per ACC contest
• If Moore continues his pace, he would be the first Demon Deacon to average at least 11 rebounds per game in ACC play since Tim Duncan averaged 14.9 in conference play as a senior in 1996-97
• He enters today’s game with nine consecutive double-figure rebounding games, the third-longest streak by a Demon Deacon in ACC play since 1960 (Tim Duncan – 14; Len Chappell – 11)

UP NEXT
• The Deacs visit Pitt on Wednesday
• Game time is 9 p.m. and the game will air on the Regional Sports Networks, including FOX Sports Carolinas