Women's Basketball Gameday -- Wake Forest vs. North Carolina
Feb. 13, 2013
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Love will more than likely not be in the air this Thursday when Wake Forest takes on North Carolina on Valentines Day in Carmichael Arena.
Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m.
Where to Watch
The game will be streamed live online on North Carolina's Athletic Website (www.goheels.com)
Last Time Out
Chelsea Douglas hit a step-back jumper with 18 seconds left and Mykala Walker blocked a Boston College three-point attempt at the buzzer to lift the Deacons to a 61-59 victory Sunday afternoon.
Douglas finished with 11 points and a team-high six assists on the afternoon.
Sophomore Dearica Hamby was 11-of-13 from the floor and finished with 22 points and a team-best nine rebounds and three steals.
Senior Asia Williams also had a nice game, finishing with 11 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
The Deacs held BC to just 19 points and 28.6 percent shooting in the opening half.
BC erased a 14-point deficit and took a couple of leads in the second half but Douglas and Walker's heroics helped the Deacons snap a five-game losing skid.
North Carolina comes into the game with a 22-3 record on the season and a 10-2 mark in the conference.
The Tar Heels had an 11-game win-streak midway through the season before falling at Maryland on Jan. 24.
UNC has three players averaging in double-figures led by Tierra Ruffin-Pratt at 14.1 ppg. She also has dished-out a team-high 110 assists.
Freshman Xylina McDaniel has been tremendous this season, averaging 12.3 points and 7.3 rebounds per game.
Waltiea Rolle has blocked a team-high 58 shots and is averaging 11.0 points per game.
Series History With North Carolina
Today's game will make the 72nd meeting between the two intra-state rivals.
North Carolina holds a 59-12 lead in the series and has won the last nine meetings.
The Deacons' last victory came in 2004 when Wake defeated UNC 69-67 in Winston-Salem.
Wake has lost 17-straight in Chapel Hill since a 77-65 victory in 1991.
Wake Forest stays on Tobacco Road and face No. 5/4 Duke on Sunday at 3 p.m.
The game can be seen on the Regional Sports Network.
The Deacons will be looking for their first win inside Cameron Indoor Stadium since 1993.