Basketball Gameday - Wake Forest at Georgia Tech
Arnaud William Adala Moto pulled down a season-high 10 rebounds in Tuesday's win over NC State.
Arnaud William Adala Moto pulled down a season-high 10 rebounds in Tuesday's win over NC State.

Jan. 25, 2013

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest will get its first look at the ACC's newest venue when the Demon Deacons take on Georgia Tech on Saturday afternoon in the Yellow Jacket's newly-renovated McCamish Pavilion. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. in Atlanta.

Where to Watch & Listen
• Saturday's game will be televised on the ACC Network. Bob Rathbun (play-by-play) and Cory Alexander (color) will call the action.
• The game can also be heard on the Wake Forest IMG Sports Network and online at WakeForestSports.com. Stan Cotten (play-by-play) and Mark Freidinger (color) have the call.

Last Time Out
• Wake Forest is coming off an 86-84 win over No. 18-ranked NC State on Tuesday in Winston-Salem. The Deacons trailed by as much as 16 in the first half and by 12 at halftime but rallied in the second half. Wake Forest's late 12-0 run erased a 72-70 deficit and gave the Deacons a 10-point lead, which they managed to hold onto despite a late surge by the Wolfpack.
Devin Thomas was simply amazing in the win, finishing with 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting with 14 rebounds, four assists, four blocks and three steals in 37 minutes on the court.
Travis McKie scored 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds, while Codi Miller-McIntyre went 6-for-10 from the field to score 15 points. Arnaud William Adala Moto pulled down a season-high 10 boards as well.

The Last Meeting
Wake Forest62
Georgia Tech69
March 3, 2012
Atlanta, Ga.
Wake Forest Falls 69-62 at Georgia Tech in Regular Season Finale
Georgia Tech's 8-0 run midway through the second half proved to be the difference, as Wake Forest suffered a 69-62 defeat to the Yellow Jackets in the teams' regular season finale on Saturday afternoon at Philips Arena.

The Opposition
• Georgia Tech (10-7, 0-5 ACC) is coming off a 79-63 loss at North Carolina on Wednesday in Chapel Hill. The loss was the fifth straight for the Yellow Jackets, who had won six straight prior to the stretch. Georgia Tech is 8-2 this season at McCamish Pavilion.

Series History
• Wake Forest leads the all-time series with Georgia Tech, 37-36. The teams split the season series in 2011-12 with each squad winning at home.
• The Deacons earned a 59-50 win in Winston-Salem on Feb. 15, but the Yellow Jackets picked up a 69-62 win in the regular season finale in Atlanta on March 3.

Next Up...
• Wake Forest will return home to host in-state rival Duke on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 8 p.m. The Blue Devils are 16-2 overall and 3-2 in the ACC following Wednesday's loss at Miami. Duke will host Maryland on Saturday before facing the Deacons.
• The Deacons will then play another road game when they travel to Maryland on Saturday, Feb. 2, for a 2 p.m. matchup with the Terrapins. Maryland (15-4, 3-3 ACC) will play at Duke on Saturday and at Florida State next Wednesday before hosting Wake Forest.

 

 

 

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