Basketball Gameday - Wake Forest Hosts Radford
The first 1,000 fans will receive this free trading card of freshman Codi Miller-McIntyre.

Nov. 8, 2012

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest will open its 106th season of basketball on Friday evening, as the Demon Deacons are set to host the Radford Highlanders. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.

Game Promotions
• Veterans Day - In honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 12, any veteran or active duty military personnel and their immediate family will receive free admission to the Wake Forest-Radford game. For more information, click here.
• Trading Card Giveaway - The first 1,000 fans will receive a free Codi Miller-McIntyre trading card. The entire set will be given away this season, with a different player featured for each home game. Limit one card per ticket.
• Free Game Program - Madison Jones is featured in Friday's free game program.
• Pre-Game Performance - The North Carolina School of the Arts will perform a short dance from their upcoming Nutcracker production prior to the game.
• Halftime Act - Boing Vert dunkers

Where to Watch & Listen
• Friday's game will be streamed online via ESPN3. Roy Philpott (play-by-play) and Stan Lewter (color) will call the action.
• The game can be heard on the Wake Forest IMG College 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 73-66 exhibition win over Rollins College last Friday in Winston-Salem.
• The Tars jumped out to a 9-0 lead and then a 16-6 advantage before the Deacons rallied with a 14-3 run midway through the first half to take its first lead of the game, 20-19. The Deacons pushed their advantage to 15 in the second half before fending off a late rally for the win.
Travis McKie led Wake Forest with 17 points, while C.J. Harris and Codi Miller-McIntyre added 12 points apiece. Devin Thomas followed with 10 points.
Arnaud William Adala Moto led the Deacons with seven rebounds, while Madison Jones dished out a game-high five assists and had seven steals.

The Last Meeting
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No. 6 Wake Forest Tops Radford, 83-61
Jeff Teague scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half, and No. 6 Wake Forest shrugged off a slow start to beat the Highlanders 83-61 on Tuesday night. Freshman Al-Farouq Aminu added 18 points and 10 rebounds and James Johnson had 12 points and 12 boards for the Demon Deacons (12-0).

Today's Opponent
• Led by second-year head coach Mike Jones, Radford is coming off a 6-26 season and features just two upperclassmen and eight freshmen.
• Among the returners are R.J. Price and Javonte Green, who between the two led last year's team in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals, field goal percentage and 3-point field goal percentage.

Series History
• Wake Forest has won each of the four previous meetings with Radford, including an 83-61 win in the most recent meeting on Dec. 30, 2008.
• Wake Forest was ranked No. 6 in the country in each of the previous two meetings with the Highlanders (2000-01; 2008-09).

Next Up...
• Wake Forest will travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands to participate in the Paradise Jam Nov. 16-19. The Deacons open the tournament against UConn on Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network.
• Wake Forest and UConn have split their previous two meetings. The Deacons won in 1969-70 at the Quaker City Tournament in Philadelphia, while the Huskies won in 1991-92 in Storrs.
• The Deacons will face either Iona or Quinnipiac in the second round of the tournament on Nov. 17 or 18.
• In its third and final game at the tournament, Wake Forest will play George Mason, Mercer, New Mexico or UIC on Monday, Nov. 19.

 

 

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