vs. Syracuse – ACC Tourn Game 1 – L, 73-64

Game Story

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 6, 2018
Brooklyn, NY (Barclays Center)

GAME NOTES

DEACS TRAVEL TO BROOKLYN FOR ACC TOURNAMENT
• Wake Forest is the No. 14 seed at the 2018 ACC Tournament and opens play against No. 11 seed Syracuse in the first round on Tuesday
• The Deacs and Orange split the season series, with Wake Forest winning 73-67 at the LJVM Coliseum on Jan. 3 and Syracuse winning 78-70 at the Carrier Dome on Feb. 11
• Tuesday’s game will be the first postseason meeting between the schools

ACC TOURNAMENT HISTORY
• The Deacs have won the ACC Tournament four times (1961, 1962, 1995, 1996)
• Wake Forest has a 44-60 all-time record in the event
• Last year in Brooklyn, the Deacs defeated Boston College in the first round before falling in the second round to Virginia Tech

LAST TIME OUT
• Wake Forest suffered a 64-56 loss at Georgia Tech on Saturday
• Bryant Crawford led the Deacs with 22 points, his ninth 20-point game of the season and the 25th of his career
• Doral Moore had 12 points and 13 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season

BIG APPLE HISTORY
• This year’s ACC Tournament marks the Demon Deacons’ second appearance at Barclays Center
• The Deacs are 13-9 all-time in New York (12-8 at Madison Square Garden, 1-1 at Barclays Center)
• Wake’s postseason history in NYC includes winning the 2000 NIT and downing St. John’s in the 1961 NCAA Tournament

DEACS FROM DEEP
• Wake Forest ranks third in the ACC at 38.2 percent from 3-point range this season
• Last year the Deacs shot 38.5 percent as they made a school-record 268 triples
• In ACC play, Wake Forest were fourth at 37.8 percent from 3-point range
• The Deacs made at least eight 3-pointers in 12 of 18 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)

DOUBLE-DOUBLES FOR MOORE
• Doral Moore had nine double-doubles in ACC play to rank among the league leaders
• He was one of two players to average a double-double in ACC play (Marvin Bagley III)
• His nine ACC double-doubles were the most by a Demon Deacon since Al-Farouq Aminu had 10 ACC double-doubles in 2009-10