Basketball Gameday - Wake Forest at Florida State
Travis McKie had 15 points on 5-of-9 shooting in the Feb. 9 win over Florida State.

Travis McKie had 15 points on 5-of-9 shooting in the Feb. 9 win over Florida State.

Feb. 25, 2013

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Demon Deacons will look to sweep the season series with the Seminoles as Wake Forest travels to Tallahassee for a late-night rendezvous with Florida State on Tuesday. Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. at the Donald L. Tucker Center.

Wake Forest defeated FSU 71-46 on Feb. 9 in Winston-Salem. The Deacons are also looking for a clean sweep of the state of Florida after posting a victory over Miami last weekend in the teams' only scheduled meeting.

Where to Watch & Listen
• Tuesday's game will be televised on ESPNU. Tom Hart (play-by-play) and Len Elmore (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 80-65 upset of then No. 2-ranked Miami on Saturday in Winston-Salem. C.J. Harris scored 23 points, including 15 in the first half on 5-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc, to lead the Deacons.
• Harris was named the ACC Player of the Week on Monday for his efforts in leading the Deacons' to their most lopsided win over a top-2 ranked foe.
Madison Jones provided a big spark off the bench, turning in eight points on 3-of-3 shooting with five rebounds, four steals and three assists.
Codi Miller-McIntyre went 6-for-8 from the floor to score 15 points, while Devin Thomas added 10 points, eight rebounds and three blocks.
Travis McKie pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds to go with eight points, a career-high five blocks and two assists.
• Wake Forest shot 54.2 percent (26-of-48) for the game, including 10-of-20 from 3-point range.

The Last Meeting
Florida State46
Wake Forest71
February 9, 2013
Winston-Salem, N.C.
Deacons Blow By Seminoles 71-46
Four Demon Deacons scored in double figures and Wake Forest dominated Florida State inside to post a 71-46 win over the Seminoles on Saturday at Joel Coliseum.

The Opposition
• Florida State (14-13, 6-8 ACC) is coming off an 80-70 loss at Virginia Tech on Sunday in Blacksburg. The Seminoles have lost two straight but won in their most recent home game, a Feb. 16 triumph over Boston College.

Series History
• Wake Forest leads the all-time series with FSU, 24-20. The Deacons snapped a four-game losing streak to the Seminoles with their Feb. 9 win.

Next Up...
• Wake Forest will return home to host Maryland on Saturday, March 2. Wake Forest will honor its seniors in a pre-game ceremony before retiring Chris Paul's No. 3 jersey at halftime of the game. Maryland (19-8, 7-7 ACC) will play at Georgia Tech on Wednesday before coming to Winston-Salem.
• The Deacons will then play at rival NC State on Wednesday, March 6, at 9 p.m. Wake Forest is seeking a season sweep of the Wolfpack (19-8, 8-6 ACC) who are set to host BC on Wednesday.

 

 

 

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