Women's Basketball Gameday -- Wake Forest vs. Clemson
Deacons look to bounce-back against the Tigers
Jan. 16, 2013
Wake Forest Game Notes | Clemson Game Notes
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Wake Forest will look to bounce-back from its first home loss as it welcomes the Clemson Tigers to town on Thursday, Jan. 17.
Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. from the LJVM Coliseum.
Where to Watch & Listen
The game will be streamed live online at WakeForestSports.com. Cabell Philpott (play-by-play) and Roper Halverson (analyst) will call the action.
Last Time Out
Wake Forest fell at home for the first time this season, dropping a 77-43 decision to No. 4/5 Duke last Sunday.
Senior Lakevia Boykin led the way with 12 points. It was her eighth-straight game scoring in double-figures.
Sophomore Dearica Hamby chipped-in with 11 points, five rebounds and four steals.
The Deacons had 23 turnovers and shot just 38 percent for the game.
Duke led by 11 points at halftime and pushed the lead out to 20 midway through the second half. After the Deacs cut it to 17, Duke reeled-off 13-straight points to put the game away.
Clemson comes into the game with a 4-12 record overall and an 0-5 mark in the ACC.
The Tigers finished the non-conference portion of the schedule with four wins in five games but has since dropped five-straight to open ACC play.
Clemson is led by the 1-2 punch of Nikkie Dixon and Quinyotta Pettaway.
Dixon tops the team in scoring at 13.8 ppg and has a team-high 39 steals.
Pettaway is nearly averaging a double-double with 9.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per contest.
Series History With Clemson
This will be the 66th all-time meeting between the two schools.
Clemson holds a 48-17 edge in the series overall and a 23-9 edge in games played in Winston-Salem.
The Deacons have won the last three meetings in the series, including a 94-65 victory last season in Winston-Salem.
The 94 points scored in that game by the Deacs are the most points scored in a regulation ACC game in school-history.
Wake Forest heads out on the road to take on Boston College on Sunday, Jan. 20.
The Demon Deacons have won five-straight games over the Eagles since 2009.
The Last Meeting
February 19, 2012