Basketball Gameday - Wake Forest at UNCG
Freshman Arnaud William Adala Moto made his first career start on Tuesday vs. Furman.

Dec. 21, 2012

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Pending the accuracy and subsequent implications of the ancient Mayan calendar, Wake Forest is scheduled to play at Triad-rival UNC Greensboro on Saturday afternoon. If the predictions prove false, tip-off is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum, which is the site of the 2013 ACC Tournament.

Where to Watch & Listen
• The game 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.
• Saturday's game will also be streamed online via ESPN3.

Last Time Out
• Wake Forest is coming off a 79-55 rout of Furman on Tuesday in Winston-Salem. The Deacons closed the first half on a 10-0 run to take control of the game and then opened the second period with a 17-6 run.
C.J. Harris scored 20 points for his second straight game with 20+. Harris went 8-for-10 from the field, including 4-for-6 from 3-point range, and also dished out a game-high five assists.
Tyler Cavanaugh came off the bench to score 12 points in 14 minutes, while Travis McKie had 16 points and six rebounds.
• The Deacons shot 60 percent in the second half and 54 percent overall.

The Last Meeting
UNC Greensboro67
Wake Forest69
December 15, 2010
Winston-Salem, N.C.
McKie's Double-Double Leads Wake Forest Past UNCG, 69-67
Travis McKie scored 16 points and pulled down 14 rebounds and Wake Forest rallied late to defeat UNCG 69-67 on Wednesday night.

Today's Opponent
• UNC Greensboro (2-7, 1-0 SoCon) is coming off an 87-73 loss at UNC Wilmington on Wednesday. Trevis Simpson and Derrell Armstrong led the Spartans with 19 and 18 points respectively, but UNCG could not overcome a 21-point halftime deficit.

Series History
• Wake Forest has won each of the six previous meetings in the all-time series with UNC Greensboro. The first four meetings came during the 1990s, beginning with the 1991-92 season when the Spartans played their first-ever Division I contest against the Deacons.
• The teams are meeting for the third time in four seasons and the second time at the Greensboro Coliseum. Wake Forest posted a 75-60 win in Greensboro in 2009-10 and a 69-67 win in Winston-Salem in 2010-11.

Next Up...
• Wake Forest will have a 10-day break for the holidays before returning to host Xavier in the Skip Prosser Classic on Wednesday, Jan. 2. The Xavier game will wrap up the Deacons' non-conference slate.
• Wake Forest and Xavier have split the two previous meetings in the Skip Prosser Classic with each team winning at home. The Musketeers are 7-3 on the season entering Saturday's game with Wofford.
• The Deacons will open their 18-game ACC schedule on Jan. 5 at No. 1-ranked Duke.

 

 

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