March 1, 2013
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest will welcome in more than the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, as the Demon Deacons are set to retire Chris Paul's No. 3 jersey as well as honor their senior class prior to the game. Tip-off is set for noon at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.
Wake Forest is holding its Senior Day festivities on Saturday despite one more home game left on the schedule. The University's spring break is scheduled for the week of the final home game of the season. This allows for the student body to be in attendance to honor their senior classmates prior to the game on Saturday.
Where to Watch & Listen
Saturday's game will be televised on the ACC Network. Tim Brant (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 76-62 loss at Florida State on Tuesday in Tallahassee. Leading 44-43 early in the second half, the Seminoles went on a 21-2 run to break open the game.
Travis McKie led the Deacons with 15 points and six rebounds, going 2-for-3 from beyond the arc and adding two blocks, an assist and a steal.
C.J. Harris, Chase Fischer and Devin Thomas scored nine points apiece. Fischer drained 3-of-5 3-pointers late in the game, while Harris did most of his damage at the foul line by going 6-for-6.
Maryland (19-9, 7-8 ACC) is coming off a 78-68 setback at Georgia Tech on Wednesday in Atlanta. The loss dropped the Terrapins to 2-6 on the road this season, including a 1-6 mark in conference play.
Maryland leads the all-time series with Wake Forest, 67-56. The Terrapins have won five straight in the series after posting an 86-60 defeat of the Deacons on Feb. 2 in College Park.
The Deacons are 11-9 against the Terps in the Joel Coliseum, having won four of the past seven meetings at the venue since 2002-03.
Wake Forest will play at rival NC State on Wednesday, March 6, at 9 p.m. Wake Forest is seeking a season sweep of the Wolfpack (20-8, 9-6 ACC) who will play at Georgia Tech on Sunday.
The Deacons will then wrap up regular season play by hosting Virginia Tech on Sunday, March 10. Wake Forest is looking to even the series with the Virginia Tech (12-16, 3-12 ACC) after suffering a heartbreaking 66-65 loss in Blacksburg in January.