Women's Basketball Gameday -- Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech
Deacs Honor Seniors in Final Home Game vs. VT
Feb. 27, 2013
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Wake Forest will honor its five seniors Thursday night prior to its game against Virginia Tech at the Joel Coliseum.
Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. with a pregame presentation scheduled for 6:15 p.m.
Where to Watch & Listen
The game will be streamed live online at WakeForestSports.com. Cabell Philpott (play-by-play) and Roper Halverson (analyst) will have the call.
Last Time Out
Lakevia Boykin and Chelsea Douglas combined to score 45 points to lead Wake Forest to a 73-68 overtime victory at Virginia last Monday.
The win was just the fifth all-time against Virginia and the first victory in Charlottesville since 1978.
Boykin made five three-pointers in the game, including a dagger of a three with 23 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Deacs a five-point lead.
Douglas finished with 20 points on the night, her sixth 20-point game of the season.
Senior Sandra Garcia chipped-in with 11 points, seven rebounds and two steals while fellow senior Asia Williams dished-out a career-high tying 10 assists.
The Deacs fell behind by six points with nine minutes remaining but fought back to tie the game and sent the game to overtime with a strong defensive stand in the final 10 seconds.
Virginia Tech enters the contest with a record of 9-18 overall and 3-13 in the conference.
The Hokies are coming-off a 71-52 victory over No. 19 Florida State at home last Sunday.
Monet Tellier and Uju Ugoka have led the Hokies this season, scoring 13.4 and 12.7 points per game, respectively.
In addition to leading the team in scoring, Tellier tops the team with 84 assists, 35 steals and 28 three-pointers made.
Ugoka, who made her Virginia Tech debut against the Deacons on Dec. 22, leads the team in rebounding at 8.6 per contest.
Series History With Virginia Tech
This will be the 21st meeting all-time between the two teams.
Wake Forest holds an 11-9 edge in the series and has won six of the last seven meetings.
The Deacons hold a 5-1 edge in the six previous meetings in Winston-Salem.
Tech won the first meeting this season, 73-52 in Blacksburg.
Wake Forest will close out the regular season on the road at Maryland this Sunday, March 3.
Maryland won the first meeting of the season 73-63 in Winston-Salem.