Women's Basketball Gameday -- Wake Forest vs. Maryland
Deacs Look To Take Down No. 7 Maryland
Feb. 7, 2013
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Wake Forest is seeking its second victory over as ranked opponent this season as it host No. 7 Maryland on Friday evening.
Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Joel Coliseum.
All tickets for the game are just $1 and parking is free.
Where to Watch & Listen
The game will be televised on the Regional Sports Network. Mike Hogewood (play-by-play) and Debbie Antonelli (analyst) will call the action.
Audio of the game will be streamed live online at WakeForestSports.com. Cabell Philpott (play-by-play) and Roper Halverson (analyst) have the call.
Last Time Out
The Demon Deacons cut a 19-point deficit all the way down to two but NC State pulled away from the line at the end for a 64-55 victory last Sunday.
NC State scored the first 13 points of the game.
Lakevia Boykin and Chelsea Douglas led the Deacs with 14 points apiece.
Junior Dearica Hamby finished with 13 points and seven rebounds while Sandra Garcia chipped-in with nine rebounds and two points.
Wake Forest fell behind by 19 points in the first half and would hold NC State to under 30 percent shooting in the second half but wasn't quite able to complete the comeback.
The Deacons won the turnover battle 18-13 but NC State held the edge on the glass 49-36 and scored 18 second chance points.
Maryland comes into the game on an eight-game winning streak and hold a record of 18-3 overall and 9-1 in the ACC.
The Terps started the year 4-2 but have won 14 of the last 15 with their only setback being a 60-57 loss at North Carolina.
Reigning ACC Player of the Year Alyssa Thomas is making a strong case to repeat as she is averaging 16.9 points, 10.4 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game.
Tianna Hawkins is also having a tremendous season, averaging 19.4 points and 10.0 rebounds per game.
Both Thomas and Hawkins are 1-2 in the conference in points and rebounds per contest.
Series History With Maryland
This will be the 66th all-time meeting between the two schools.
Maryland holds at dominating 53-12 edge in the series.
The Terrapins lead 23-7 in games played in College Park and 23-4 in games played in Winston-Salem.
Maryland has won 12-straight in the series with the last Wake Forest coming in College Park on Feb. 13, 2003.
Wake Forest remains at home to host Boston College on Sunday at 2 p.m.
The Deacons won the first meeting of the season between the two teams, 92-87 in double-overtime in Chestnut Hill.