Basketball Game Notes - Wake Forest vs. North Carolina
C.J. Harris is just 19 points away from 1,000 for his career.

C.J. Harris is just 19 points away from 1,000 for his career.

Jan. 30, 2012

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Looking to snap a two-game losing streak, Wake Forest will take on its third ranked opponent of the month when the No. 5-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels visit Winston-Salem on Tuesday evening. Tip-off is scheduled for 9 p.m. at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.

How to Catch the Game
• Tuesday's game will be televised on ESPNU. Carter Blackburn (play-by-play) and Jay Bilas (color) will call the action.
• The game can be heard on the Wake Forest IMG College Sports Network and online at WakeForestSports.com. Stan Cotten (play-by-play) and Mark Freidinger (color) have the call.

Last Time Out
• Wake Forest (11-10, 2-5 ACC) is coming off a 71-60 loss at Clemson on Saturday. The Deacons led for the first 15 minutes of the game before the Tigers ended the half with a 23-10 run. Clemson's 10-0 run early in the second period put the game out of reach.
Travis McKie posted his fourth double-double of the season and the third in his past four games with 13 points and 12 rebounds.
C.J. Harris extended his double-figure scoring streak to 20 games with a game-high 19 points. Harris also had a season-high seven rebounds.
Ty Walker, who suffered a concussion in the FSU game, was medically cleared to play and finished with eight points, four boards and three blocks.

Today's Opponent
• North Carolina (18-3, 5-1 ACC) is coming off a 93-81 win over Georgia Tech on Sunday in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels, who have won 12 of their past 13 games, hit 10 3-pointers and led by as many as 24 in the victory.
• UNC has three players ranked in the top eight in the ACC in scoring: Harrison Barnes (2nd, 17.5 ppg), Tyler Zeller (7th, 14.8) and John Henson (8th, 14.2).

Series History
• North Carolina leads the all-time series with Wake Forest by a 153-65 margin. However, the Deacons have gone 8-7 vs. the Tar Heels over the teams' past 15 meetings since 2001-02.
• In its 219th all-time meeting, the Wake-UNC series is the fifth-most frequent in ACC history. The series dates back to the 1910-11 season.
• Wake Forest is 9-11 vs. North Carolina at the Joel Coliseum. The teams have split the last eight meetings at the venue since 2001-02.

Next Up...
• Wake Forest will face another Tobacco Road rival when Wake travels to Raleigh to take on NC State on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 1 p.m. The Wolfpack are 15-6 overall and 4-2 in the ACC entering Wednesday's game at Boston College.
• The Deacons will then travel to Charlottesville to take on Virginia on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m. The Cavaliers are 17-3 overall and 4-2 in the ACC entering Tuesday's game against Clemson.

 

 

 

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