Basketball Gameday: Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech
Feb. 13, 2018

Gameday Central - Wake Forest (9-16, 2-11 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech (11-14, 4-8 ACC)
Game #26 Wednesday, February 14, 9:00 p.m.
Location Winston-Salem, N.C. (LJVM Coliseum) - Facility Information
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Information Wake Forest Game Notes

PROMOTIONS
• PINK GAME: Join the Deacs in wearing pink as Wednesday's game will be Wake Forest's annual pink game in support of breast cancer awareness
• DESSERT WITH THE DEACS: Go to wakeforestsports.com/promo and enter code VDAY18 to get an upper level ticket and a voucher for a Mayberry Sundae for just $15 (Already have tickets? Sundaes are just $5, no voucher needed!)
• SINGLES SECTION: Go to wakeforestsports.com/promo and enter code WFLOVE1 to get one seat in Section 124 if you are looking to meet your valentine at the game

DEACS HOST YELLOW JACKETS TO OPEN HOMESTAND
• Wake Forest returns home to host Georgia Tech Wednesday night in the first of two meetings between the schools this season
• The Yellow Jackets are the Deacs’ first opponent to enter the game under .500 since Charlotte on Dec. 5

SERIES HISTORY
• Georgia Tech leads 41-39 (Wake Forest leads 26-12 at home and 19-8 at LJVM)
• The Deacs won the only meeting last season, 81-69, at LJVM Coliseum
• The home team has won the last four meetings in the series

TO LOVE OR NOT ON VALENTINE’S DAY
• Wake Forest is 11-12 all-time on Valentine’s Day
• The Deacs have lost their last two Valentine’s Day games, falling at Clemson last year and to Virginia in 2015
• Wake Forest’s last win on Valentine’s Day was an 86-63 win over Florida State in 2009

LAST TIME OUT
• Wake Forest suffered a 78-70 loss at Syracuse on Sunday
• The Deacs trailed by 14 points early in the second half before a late rally got them within three points in the final minute
Bryant Crawford had 24 points, his seventh 20-point game of the season (23rd of his career)
Doral Moore had 16 points and 16 rebounds for his ninth double-double of the season

IT COMES DOWN TO SHOOTING
• One of the keys to success for the Deacs this year has been strong field goal shooting
• Wake Forest is 8-2 this season when shooting a higher FG% than its opponent and 0-13 when shooting a lower percentage (1-1 when even)
• The Deacs are shooting 50.8 percent from the floor in their nine wins and 41.1 percent from the floor in their 14 losses
• Last season, Wake Forest was 17-0 when shooting a higher FG% and 2-14 when shooting a lower FG%

CRAWFORD JOINS ELITE 400-125 CLUB
Bryant Crawford has at least 400 points and 125 assists for the 3rd straight season
• He is the 5th player in ACC history to have at least 400 points and 125 assists as a freshman, sophomore and junior, joining Jay Williams of Duke, Travis Best of Georgia Tech, Johnny Dawkins of Duke and Phil Ford of UNC

UP NEXT
• The Deacs host NC State Saturday in the second meeting between the teams
• The Wolfpack won the first matchup, 72-63, on Jan. 18 in Raleigh


 

 

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