Women's Basketball Game Notes -- Wake Forest vs. Virginia
Deacons Close Out Road Slate At Virginia Deacons Close Out Road Slate At Virginia
Feb. 23, 2012
Wake Forest Game Notes
Wake Forest will play its final road game of the regular season as it travels to Virginia on Friday, Feb. 24. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. from the John Paul Jones Arena.
How To Catch The GameThe game will be televised on the Regional Sports Network. Tom Werme (play-by-play) and Stephanie Ready (analyst) will have the call.
Last Time OutWake Forest picked-up its second victory of the season over Clemson, 63-51 in Littlejohn Coliseum.
The Deacons made a season-high 10 three-pointers in the win and shot a season-best 48 percent (10-of-21) from beyond the arc.
Wake also grabbed 52 rebounds in the game which was the second-high total this season.
Sophomore Chelsea Douglas made four of the 10 three-pointers and finished with a game-high 15 points.
Junior Lakevia Boykin scored in double-figures for the 12th time in ACC play, finishing with 10 points and a team-high four assists.
Sophomore Lindsy Wright and freshman Dearica Hamby each grabbed a career-high nine rebounds.
The win was Wake's third in the last four meetings at Clemson.
Meet the CavaliersVirginia comes into the game having won three of its last four and are 19-9 on the season and 7-7 in the conference.
The Cavaliers downed in-state rival Virginia Tech last Sunday, 66-40.
UVa has three players averaging better than 8.5 points per game, led by Ariana Moorer. Moorer is averaging 13.5 per contest and has visited the free throw line a total of 153 times on the year.
Ataira Franklin has made a team-high 36 three-pointers and is averaging 12.0 points per game. Franklin also tops the team with 20 blocked shots.
Chelsea Shine is averaging 8.9 points per game while Lexie Gerson is at 8.5 points per contest.
Virginia head coach Joanne Boyle is in her first season with the Hoos. This is her 10th season overall as a head coach and she holds a career mark of 223-102.
Series HistoryThis will be the 66th all-time meeting between the two schools.
Virginia holds an astounding 61-4 edge in the series but the Demon Deacons have won two of the last three meetings.
Wake Forest has won just once in Charlottesville, and that came back in 1978.
Virginia had won 49-straight games in the series from 1979-2002 until Wake Forest stopped the skid with a 77-66 victory at home in 2003.