Nov. 30, 2012
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest is set to face its first true road test of the season when the Demon Deacons travel to longtime rival Richmond on Saturday evening. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Robins Center.
Where to Watch & Listen
Saturday's game is untelevised but can 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.
A live video stream will also be available at RichmondSpiders.com.
Last Time Out
Wake Forest is coming off a 79-63 loss to Nebraska in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Tuesday in Winston-Salem.
Madison Jones led the Deacons with a career-high 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting, and Codi Miller-McIntyre finished with 11 points in the loss.
Travis McKie scored the 1,000th point of his career on a free throw in the second half. He is the 23rd player in program history to total both 1,000 points and 500 rebounds and just the fourth in the past 15 seasons.
Aaron Rountree III had another productive night with seven points, five rebounds, three blocks, two assists and a steal in 16 minutes.
The Last Meeting
December 3, 2011
Wake Forest's Rally Falls Short in 70-62 Loss to Richmond
Wake Forest put together a spirited rally from a 23-point deficit with just over 11 minutes remaining, but the Demon Deacons ultimately fell short in a 70-62 loss to Richmond on Saturday afternoon at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.
Richmond (5-2) is coming off an 86-78 double-overtime win over William & Mary on Wednesday at the Robins Center in Richmond. The Spiders rallied from five down in the first overtime to post their fifth home win of the year.
Three Spiders are scoring in double figures on the year, led by Darien Brothers' 15.7 ppg. Kendall Anthony follows with 15.1 ppg, and Derrick Williams is third with 13.0 ppg. Williams leads Richmond with 7.1 rpg.
The Deacons lead the all-time series with the Spiders 38-11, but Richmond has won two straight after snapping a 17-game losing streak to Wake Forest that dated back to the 1990-91 season. The Spiders won 70-62 last season in Winston-Salem.
Wake Forest and Richmond were Southern Conference rivals from when both schools entered the league in 1936 until the Deacons left for the ACC in 1953. Wake was 8-2 vs. Richmond during the 17-year stretch, including a 3-0 mark in the SoCon Tournament.
The series dates back to the 1920-21 season when Wake Forest posted a 32-22 win in Richmond.
Wake Forest will return home to host Triad rival High Point on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. The Deacons are 13-1 all-time against the Panthers with wins in each of the past two seasons.
The Deacons will then host Big East rival Seton Hall on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. Wake Forest is looking to avenge last season's loss in Newark.