Women's Basketball Gameday -- Wake Forest vs. Florida State

Jan. 9, 2013

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  • Wake Forest travels to Tallahassee, Fla. to take on the Florida State Seminoles Thursday evening in the teams' only matchup of the regular season.
  • Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. from the Tucker Center.

    Where to Watch & Listen

  • The game will be shown exclusively on ESPN3.com.
  • The game can also be heard live online at WakeForestSports.com. Wake Forest Assistant Director of Athletic Communication Steven Wright (play-by-play) will call the action.

    Last Time Out

  • The Demon Deacons played their most complete game of the season and claimed its first ACC victory with a 69-56 win over NC State last Sunday.
  • Wake broke open a five-point game with a 12-3 run midway through the second half and cruised the rest of the way.
  • Junior point guard Chelsea Douglas scored a game-high 21 points on a season-best 4-of-6 from beyond the arc.
  • Sophomore Dearica Hamby netted 15 points, grabbed nine rebounds and swatted a career-high tying three shots.
  • Seniors Lakevia Boykin (13 points) and Asia Williams (12 points) were the other two Demon Deacons in double-figures.
  • Senior Sandra Garcia played a solid game off the bench, scoring eight points, grabbing eight rebounds and totaling three steals.

    Thursday's Opponent

  • Florida State comes into the game with a 12-2 overall record and a 2-1 mark in the ACC.
  • The Seminoles had their five-game win-streak snapped at Maryland last Sunday with a 71-64 defeat.
  • FSU's only other loss came at Nebraska 78-77 on Dec. 8.
  • Five Seminoles are averaging in double-figures, led by Leonor Rodriguez at 15.5 points per contest. Rodriguez is shooting over 51 percent from the floor and over 45 percent from beyond the arc.
  • Natasha Howard is averaging 14.1 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

    Series History With Florida State

  • This will be 39th meeting all-time between the two schools.
  • Wake Forest snapped FSU's 14-game win-streak in the series with a 65-55 victory last season in Winston-Salem.
  • The Seminoles hold a 12-4 edge in games played in Tallahassee and have won 10-straight at home.

    Next Up...

  • Wake Forest returns home to host No. 4/5 Duke on Sunday, Jan. 13.
  • The Blue Devils have won the last 37 meetings in the series between the two teams.

    The Last Meeting
    Florida State55
    Wake Forest65
    February 9, 2012
    Winston-Salem, N.C.
    Strong Play Down The Stretch Lifts Wake Forest To 65-55 Victory Over Florida State
    Wake Forest closed the game on an 11-2 run to seal a 65-55 victory Thursday evening over visiting Florida State at the Joel Coliseum.


     

     

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