Gameday Central: Wake Forest at No. 19 Duke
Feb. 6, 2018

Gameday Central | Wake Forest at No. 19 Duke
at No. 19 Duke Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 7:00 p.m.
Location Durham, N.C. (Cameron Indoor Stadium) | Facility Information
Game Coverage ACC Network Extra | Live Stats | @WakeWBB  
Game Info Wake Forest Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader


Deacs Set For In-State Battle

• The Wake Forest women’s basketball team closes out a three-game roadtrip on Wednesday, Feb. 7, as the Deacs travel to Durham to take on No. 19 Duke.
• Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. on ACC Network Extra. Ryan Craig and Debbie Taylor will have the call of Wednesday’s game.

Last Time Out
Alex Sharp (18 points, 13 rebounds) and Elisa Penna (15 points, 12 rebounds) each recorded double-doubles as the Demon Deacons snapped a six-game losing streak with a 67-59 victory at Boston College.
• The duo became the first pair of teammates to each record a double-double in the same game since Secily Ray and Lindsy Wright did so against Virginia Tech on Feb. 26, 2012.
Amber Campbell added 14 points for the Demon Deacons in the victory.

Wake Forest Storylines
• Senior Amber Campbell continues her rise up the Wake Forest scoring charts as she currently ranks eighth in program history with 1,413 career points.
Ariel Stephenson became the 25th player in program history to record 1,000 career points earlier this season and is currently 23rd all-time with 1,058 career points.
• The Deacs rank third in the league and 22nd nationally with 15.7 offensive rebounds per game. Their 40.8 rebounds per game are fifth-best in the ACC.
Elisa Penna, after missing the beginning of the season due to injury, has now scored in double figures in 13-of-17 contests since returning to the lineup.

Scouting The Opponent
• Duke, ranked 19th in both major polls, enters Wednesday’s game with an 18-6 record and a 7-4 mark in ACC play.
• Lexie Brown leads the ACC, averaging 20.4 points per game, while Rebecca Greenwell averages 12.9 points per contest.

Next Time Out
• The Deacs return home for a Sunday, Feb. 11 contest against Syracuse in Wake Forest’s annual Play4Kay game.
• Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. and will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra.


 

 

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