vs. UNC-Greensboro – W, 81-75

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Postgame Press Conference

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Friday, November 24, 2017
Winston-Salem, NC (LJVM Coliseum)

GAME NOTES

DEACS OPEN HOMESTAND AGAINST UNCG
• Wake Forest returns home to open a three-game homestand at the LJVM Coliseum with a matchup against UNCG
• The Deacs have won 12 straight games against in-state non-conference foes
• Since Wake Forest moved to Winston-Salem in the 1950s, the Deacs are undefeated (31-0)
against their Piedmont Triad neighbors (10-0 vs. UNCG, 8-0 vs. Elon, 5-0 vs. High Point, 4-0 vs. North Carolina A&T and 4-0 vs. Winston-Salem State)

SERIES HISTORY
• Wake Forest leads the all-time series 10-0, including a 7-0 mark in Winston-Salem
• The Deacs won last season’s game at the Greensboro Coliseum, 78-75, as Bryant Crawford hit a game-winning 3-pointer in the final seconds
• The teams last met at the LJVM Coliseum in 2015-16, an 81-71 Wake victory
• Tonight’s game marks the sixth time in the past eight seasons the teams have met

LAST TIME OUT
• Wake Forest concluded the Paradise Jam with a 78-73 loss to Houston
• Wake Forest shot a season-low 38 percent from the floor
• Bryant Crawford had 17 points to lead the Demon Deacons
• Mitchell Wilbekin (15 points) and Brandon Childress (14 points) each scored a season high

PLAYING WITH A LEAD
• Despite a 1-4 record, the Demon Deacons have led in the second half in four of five games this season
• Over 200 minutes this season, Wake Forest has led for 127:21 and trailed for just 58:42

UP NEXT
• The Deacs will continue their three-game homestand Tuesday by hosting Illinois in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
• It marks the first time in three seasons that Wake Forest has hosted a game in the challenge
• Wake Forest hasn’t played Illinois since a 91-73 loss in Champaign in the 2004-05 ACC/Big Ten Challenge