Post-Game Notes: Wake Forest vs. Boston College
Feb. 9, 2010
Final Stats |
Lawerence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum - Winston-Salem, N.C.
FINAL: Wake Forest 92, Boston College 85
Team Records and Series Notes:
Wake Forest improves to 17-5 overall and 7-3 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, while Boston College drops to 12-12 and 3-7 in league play.
Boston College still leads the overall series 7-3, but the Demon Deacons have won the last three games played against the Eagles. In games played at the Joel Coliseum, the series is even at 2-2.
With the win, head coach Dino Gaudio improves his Wake Forest record to 58-25.
Wake Forest remains at home on Saturday as it hosts No. 20 Georgia Tech. Tip off at the Joel Coliseum is set for 8 p.m. (ET) and the game will be available on Raycom (television) and the Wake Forest ISP Radio Network.
Wake Forest Team Notes:
Key Run: Leading 31-29, Wake Forest closed the first half on a 19-10 run to take a 50-39 advantage into the locker room. The Deacs extended the advantage to as many as 19 in the second half.
Key Stat: Wake Forest enjoyed its best shooting night of the season, shooting a season-best 57.4 percent (31-of-54) from the field.
The 50 points scored by Wake Forest in the first half marked a season high for points in a half.
Wake Forest dished out a season-high 19 assists in the game, besting the previous high of 17 against Winston-Salem State and William & Mary.
The Demon Deacons held a 34-32 advantage on the glass. Wake Forest is now 12-1 when out-rebounding its opponent.
Wake Forest has now made a three-point basket in 573 consecutive games.
Wake Forest Individual Notes:
Chas McFarland notched his fourth double-double of the season, scoring 14 points and bringing down a team-high 11 rebounds. McFarland also contributed an assist and a steal.
Al-Farouq Aminu netted 22 points to go with eight rebounds and four blocks.
L.D. Williams knocked down 6-of-7 from the floor and totaled 14 points.
Ishmael Smith tied a season high with 11 helpers in the game, bringing his career total to 559, which ranks fourth in school history. Smith also scored nine points to give him 996 career points, four shy of 1,000.