Feb. 29, 2012
Wake Forest Game Notes
No. 7-seed Wake Forest opens the 2012 ACC Tournament against No. 10-seed Virginia Tech on Thursday, March 1. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. from the Greensboro Coliseum.
How To Catch The Game The game will be televised on the Regional Sports Network. Mike Hogewood (play-by-play) and Debbie Antonelli (analyst) will have the call.
Last Time Out After a slow start, the Demon Deacon exploded on a 22-2 run and never trailed the rest of the way in a 68-39 victory over Virginia Tech in Winston-Salem.
Senior Secily Ray shined on her Senior Day, recording her fourth double-double of the year with 10 points and a career-high tying 16 rebounds. Ray also led the team with three assists and a pair of blocks.
Sophomores Chelsea Douglas and Lindsy Wright also had solid games. Douglas scored a game-high 15 points on 3-of-5 from beyond the arc. Wright posted her first-career double-double with 12 points and a career-high 11 rebounds.
Junior Lakevia Boykin scored 14 points and was 2-of-4 from three-point land.
The Deacons outrebounded Tech 47-33 and shot almost 45 percent for the game while holding the Hokies to just 25.5 percent from the floor.
Wake forced 17 turnovers and turned them into 21 points.
Meet the Hokies Virginia Tech comes into the game having lost eight-straight games and is 7-22 on the year and 3-13 in the ACC.
Tech's last victory came on Jan. 26 at Maryland when it upset the Terrapins 75-69.
Offensively, sophomore Monet Tellier leads the team at 13.4 points per game and she has made a team-high 39 three-pointers.
Junior point guard Aerial Wilson is second on squad at 11.8 points per contest and she leads the team with 83 assists.
Tellier, Wilson and junior Alyssa Fenyn all average better than 34 minutes per game.
Virginia Tech head coach Dennis Wolff is in his first season with the Hokies.
This is his 18th season as a head coach but his first on the women's side. Wolff spent the last 17 seasons coaching on the men's side at Connecticut College and Boston, where he compiled a career-mark of 277-216.
Series History This will be the 19th all-time meeting between the two schools.
Wake Forest holds a 10-8 edge in the overall series and has won five-straight meetings.
Wake downed the Hokies last Sunday, 68-39 in the team's only game this season.
The teams have split the previous two meetings in the ACC Tournament with Wake Forest winning in 2005 and Tech winning in 2006.