Basketball Gameday - Wake Forest Hosts Georgia Tech
The Deacons are seeking a season series split with the Yellow Jackets after suffering a loss in Atlanta last month.

The Deacons are seeking a season series split with the Yellow Jackets after suffering a loss in Atlanta last month.

Feb. 15, 2013

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest will wear specially-made, pink-trimmed uniforms for its game against Georgia Tech on Saturday afternoon in support of cancer awareness and to raise money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Fund. Tip-off between the Demon Deacons and the Yellow Jackets is set for 2 p.m. at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.

The Deacons will wear white uniforms with pink lettering and numbers, as well as specially-made pink and gray CP3 Nike shoes.

Where to Watch & Listen
• Saturday's game will be televised regionally by Fox Sports. 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 a 66-63 loss at Boston College on Wednesday in Chestnut Hill. The Eagles scored the final 10 points of the game and erased a seven-point deficit with two minutes to play.
• The loss overshadowed another strong performance against BC by C.J. Harris, who scored 23 points on 8-of-10 shooting and added four assists. He had scored 29 points in the Deacons' win over the Eagles in January.
• The Deacons finished at 51.1 percent (24-of-47) shooting in the game, their highest mark of the ACC season and highest since shooting 53.8 percent against UNCG in December.

The Last Meeting
Wake Forest62
Georgia Tech82
January 26, 2013
Atlanta, Ga.
Wake Forest Falls at Georgia Tech 82-62
Georgia Tech got out of the gates quickly and never looked back, sending Wake Forest to an 82-62 loss on Saturday afternoon at McCamish Pavilion.

The Opposition
• Georgia Tech (13-10, 3-8 ACC) is coming off a 56-53 loss to Clemson on Thursday in Atlanta.
• The Yellow Jackets are on pace to become the first team since Wake Forest in 2010-11 to have two freshmen (Marcus Georges-Hunt and Robert Carter, Jr.) as its top two scorers.

Series History
• The all-time series between Wake Forest and Georgia Tech is tied at 37 wins apiece.
• The Deacons are 24-10 all-time against the Yellow Jackets at home, including 17-6 at the Joel Coliseum. Wake Forest has won six of the past eight meetings there since 2004-05 and 11 of the last 14 since 1998-99.

Next Up...
• Wake Forest will have the mid-week off before hosting No. 3-ranked Miami (19-3, 10-0 ACC) on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m. The Hurricanes (20-3, 11-0 ACC) will play at Clemson on Sunday and host Virginia on Tuesday before facing the Deacons.
• The Deacons will then play at Florida State on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 9 p.m. Wake Forest will be seeking a series sweep of FSU after defeating the Seminoles 71-46 on Feb. 9 in Winston-Salem.

 

 

 

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