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

Jan. 16, 2013

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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.

    Thursday's Opponent

  • 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.

    Next Up...

  • 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
    Wake Forest63
    February 19, 2012
    Clemson, S.C.
    Ten Deacons Score As Wake Forest Downs Clemson 63-51
    Wake Forest made a season-high 10 three-pointers and would down Clemson 63-51 Sunday afternoon at Littlejohn Coliseum.



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