Women's Basketball Gameday -- Wake Forest vs. Duke

Jan. 12, 2013

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  • Wake Forest will look to be the first team to knock-off the No. 4/5 ranked Duke Blue Devils this season when the two teams meet this Sunday.
  • Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. from the LJVM Coliseum.

    Where to Watch & Listen

  • The game will be streamed live online at WakeForestSports.com. Phil Brame (play-by-play) and Roper Halverson (analyst) will call the action.
  • The game can also be heard locally on the Wake Forest Sports Network from IMG College.

    Last Time Out

  • Wake Forest upset No. 18/22 Florida State in Tallahassee last Thursday, 80-72
  • Senior Lakevia Boykin scored a career-high 34 points. She was 4-of-7 from beyond the arc and scored 19 of her points in the opening half.
  • Sophomore Dearica Hamby scored 17 of her 23 points in the second half and also finished with a team-high six rebounds and three blocked shots.
  • Junior point guard Chelsea Douglas was saddled in the first half with foul trouble but still dished-out eight assists and finished with 14 points.
  • The Deacons forced FSU into a season-high 23 turnovers and held the ACC's top scoring team 10 team points below its average.
  • The win broke a 10-game losing streak in Tallahassee and it was also the first road victory over a ranked opponent since 1996.

    Sunday's Opponent

  • Duke comes into the game at a perfect 14-0 overall and 4-0 in the ACC.
  • The Blue Devils have had just one game decided by 10 points or lower, a 67-57 victory at NC State on Jan. 3.
  • Four Blue Devils are averaging double-figures in points led by Elizabeth Williams at 15.3 ppg. Williams leads the ACC with over 3.0 blocks per game
  • Chelsea Gray, who notched a triple-double in the win over Boston College on Jan. 6, is averaging 14.6 points and 6.3 rebounds per game and has dished-out 95 assists.

    Series History With Duke

  • This will be the 74th meeting all-time between Wake Forest and Duke.
  • The Blue Devils hold a commanding 55-18 edge in the series and have won the last 37 meetings between the two teams.
  • The Deacs' last victory came in the opening round of the 1993 ACC Tournament, when Wake knocked-off the Blue Devils 70-69.

    Next Up...

  • Wake Forest remains at home to host Clemson on Thursday Jan. 17.
  • The Deacons have won three-straight against Clemson.
  • In last year's meeting at the Joel, Wake set a school-record for most points against an ACC team in a 94-65 victory.

    The Last Meeting
    Wake Forest43
    February 2, 2012
    Durham, N.C.
    Women's Hoops Falls 75-43 to No. 5 Duke
    Haley Peters had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead four players in double figures as No. 5 Duke beat Wake Forest for the 37th straight time in a 75-43 victory Thursday night. Elizabeth Williams added 16 points, Chelsea Gray 12 and Richa Jackson 11 with 11 rebounds in the 27th straight Atlantic Coast Conference win at home for the Blue Devils (18-3, 9-0), who had a 34-game home-court winning streak snapped in Monday's 61-45 loss to No. 3 Connecticut. Chelsea Douglas led Wake Forest (12-10, 2-7) with 11 points while Lakevia Boykin added 10. Secily Ray had 12 rebounds with six points.



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