Basketball Gameday - Wake Forest at Boston College
Devin Thomas leads all ACC freshmen with six double-figure rebounding games this season.
Devin Thomas leads all ACC freshmen with six double-figure rebounding games this season.

Feb. 12, 2013

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest is seeking a second-straight season sweep of Boston College when the Demon Deacons travel to Chestnut Hill to face the Eagles on Wednesday evening. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at Conte Forum.

Where to Watch & Listen
• Wednesday's game will be televised regionally by Fox Sports. Rich Waltz (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 a 71-46 defeat of defending ACC champion Florida State on Saturday in Winston-Salem. The Deacons never trailed in the game, outrebounding the Seminoles 45-25 and holding FSU to 32 percent shooting on the day.
Travis McKie led four Deacons in double figures with 15 points, while C.J. Harris and Codi Miller-McIntyre followed with 14 points apiece.
Chase Fischer came off the bench to score 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including 2-for-3 from 3-point range.
• ACC Rookie of the Year candidate Devin Thomas continued to stuff the stat sheet, finishing with seven points, eight rebounds, four steals, three assists and two blocks on the day.

The Last Meeting
Boston College72
Wake Forest75
January 12, 2013
Winston-Salem, N.C.
Harris Leads Wake Forest Past BC 75-72
Sparked by a career-high 29 points from C.J. Harris, Wake Forest staved off a late Boston College comeback attempt to defeat the Eagles 75-72 on Saturday at Joel Coliseum.

The Opposition
• Boston College (10-13, 2-8 ACC) is coming off a 62-61 loss to Duke on Sunday in Chestnut Hill. The Eagles led by five with two minutes to play, but saw the Blue Devils score the final six points of the game.
• BC is 8-6 overall at Conte Forum this season, including a 1-4 mark in ACC play. The Eagles have dropped six of seven games since their Jan. 12 loss at Wake Forest.

Series History
• Boston College leads the all-time series with Wake Forest, 9-6. However, the Deacons have won three straight in the series and six of the past eight meetings since 2008-09.
• Wake Forest is 2-4 all-time in Chestnut Hill after posting a 71-56 win there last season. The previous win came during the 2008-09 campaign.

Next Up...
• Wake Forest will 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 (13-9, 3-7 ACC) will host Clemson on Thursday before traveling to Winston-Salem.
• The Deacons will then have the mid-week off before hosting No. 3-ranked Miami (19-3, 10-0 ACC) on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m.

 

 

 

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