Women's Basketball Gameday -- Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech

Jan. 30, 2013

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  • Wake Forest will look to continue its streak of two-straight wins on the road when it heads to Atlanta to take on Georgia Tech on Thursday, Jan. 31
  • Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m. from the new McCamish Pavilion.

    Where to Listen

  • Audio of the game will be streamed live online at WakeForestSports.com. Wake Forest Assistant Director of Athletic Communications Steven Wright will have the call.

    Last Time Out

  • A 17-2 run gave Virginia the cushion it needed to hold on for a 69-64 victory over Wake Forest on Sunday afternoon.
  • The Demon Deacons committed a season-high 27 turnovers in the loss.
  • Asia Williams led four Deacons in double-figures with 15 points on a career-best 3-of-5 from beyond the arc.
  • Chelsea Douglas finished with 14 points and a team-high five assists.
  • Seniors Sandra Garcia and Lakevia Boykin each chipped-in with 10 points.
  • The Deacons outrebounded Virginia 32-27, marking the ninth time this season Wake Forest has outrebounded an opponent.

    Thursday's Opponent

  • Georgia Tech enters the game with a record of 8-12 overall and 1-8 in the ACC.
  • The Yellow Jackets have lost their last six games.
  • Tyaunna Marshall leads three Jackets in double-figures at 16.0 points per game and is also averaging a team-best 8.2 rebounds per contest.
  • Brittany Jackson is averaging 11.1 points per game and has made a team-high 32 three-pointers.
  • Dawnn Maye is the third Jacket in double-figure at 10.3 ppg and she has dished-out 98 assists.

    Series History With Georgia Tech

  • This will be the 60th all-time meeting between the two schools.
  • Georgia Tech holds at 36-23 edge in the series that dates back to 1979.
  • Both teams hold leads on their home court, with the Deacs in front 16-12 in Winston-Salem while Tech leads 21-6 in Atlanta.
  • The Deacs' last victory against Georgia Tech came back in 2009 when the Deacs pulled-out a 68-60 victory at home on Feb. 2.

    Next Up...

  • Wake Forest remains on the road as it takes on NC State this Sunday at 2 p.m.
  • The Deacons won for just the third time in Raleigh with a 70-57 victory last season.
  • Wake also won the first meeting this season 69-56, marking the first back-to-back victories over NC State since 1996.

    The Last Meeting
    Georgia Tech67
    Wake Forest52
    February 16, 2012
    Winston-Salem, N.C.
    Wake Forest Drops 67-52 Decision to No. 20 Georgia Tech on Play4Kay Night
    Lakevia Boykin scored 16 points and Lindsy Wright chipped in with 12 points as Wake Forest fell 67-52 to 20th-ranked Georgia Tech on Thursday evening at the Joel Coliseum.


     

     

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