Basketball Gameday - Wake Forest Hosts Florida State
Arnaud William Adala Moto scored a season-high 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting at UNC on Tuesday.

Arnaud William Adala Moto scored a season-high 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting at UNC on Tuesday.

Feb. 8, 2013

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest will return home to host Florida State on Saturday afternoon, as the Demon Deacons begin a stretch that sees them play three of their next four games in Winston-Salem. Tip-off is set for noon at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.

Where to Watch & Listen
• Saturday's game will be televised on ESPN2. Carter Blackburn (play-by-play) and Paul Biancardi (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 87-62 loss at North Carolina on Tuesday in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels broke open the game with a 15-1 run over the final six minutes of the first half.
Devin Thomas posted his second double-double of the season with 11 points and a game-high 13 rebounds. Thomas went 4-for-8 from the floor and had four offensive boards.
Arnaud William Adala Moto scored a season-high 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting. Adala Moto also had four rebounds, two assists and two steals.
C.J. Harris joined the two rookies in double figures with 12 points, while Madison Jones dished out a game-high five assists off the bench.

The Last Meeting
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Wake Forest52
January 25, 2012
Winston-Salem, N.C.
Wake Forest Downed at Home by No. 23 Florida State, 75-52
Despite leading the game early and getting double-digit scoring efforts from three players, Wake Forest fell to No. 23 Florida State, 75-52, on Wednesday night at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.

The Opposition
• Florida State (13-9, 5-4 ACC) is coming off a 56-54 road win at Georgia Tech on Tuesday, as Michael Snaer won it with a buzzer-beating layup. It was Snaer's third game-winning shot of the year and the fifth of his career.
• FSU, who leads the ACC in free throw percentage, has alternated wins and losses over its past six games since mid-January.

Series History
• Wake Forest leads the all-time series with Florida State, 23-20. However, the Seminoles have won four straight in the series, including a 75-52 win in Winston-Salem last season.
• The Deacons are 13-6 all-time against the Seminoles at the Joel Coliseum. Wake Forest has won seven of the last 10 meetings at the venue.

Next Up...
• Wake Forest will head north to take on Boston College on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. in Chestnut Hill. The Eagles (10-12, 2-7 ACC) are set to host Duke on Sunday evening before welcoming in Wake Forest.
• The Deacons will then host Georgia Tech on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. Wake Forest will be seeking a season split with the Yellow Jackets after suffering a loss in Atlanta last month. Georgia Tech (12-9, 2-7 ACC) will play at Virginia Tech on Saturday and host Clemson on Thursday before traveling to Winston-Salem.

 

 

 

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