Basketball Gameday: Wake Forest vs. Texas Southern, Seton Hall
Nov. 9, 2017

By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeWBB)

Gameday Central | Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech
vs. Texas Southern/Seton Hall Friday, Nov. 10 at 4:00 p.m. | Sunday, Nov. 12 at 2:00 p.m.
Location Winston-Salem, N.C. (LJVM Coliseum) - Facility Information
Game Coverage Texas Southern Live Stats | Seton Hall Live Stats | @WakeWBB  
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Deacs Open 2017-18 Season
• Wake Forest opens the 2017-18 season on Friday, Nov. 10 at home against Texas Southern. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. inside the LJVM Coliseum as part of a doubleheader with the men’s team at 7:30.
• The Deacs close out the weekend with a Sunday, Nov. 12, home game against Seton Hall at 2 p.m.

Wake Forest Storylines
• Wake Forest enters the 2017-18 season on the heels of a 2016-17 campaign that saw the Demon Deacons finish 16-16 overall (6-10 ACC) and advance to the second round of the WNIT.
• The WNIT appearance was the second consecutive postseason berth for the Deacs, just the second time in program history the team has appeared in the postseason in back-to-back years.
Elisa Penna was named preseason All-ACC by the league’s coaches after leading the team in scoring (13.4 ppg) and finishing third on the team in rebounds (5.7 rpg) a season ago.
• The Deacs inked three prep standouts on National Signing Day this past Wednesday, Kaylen Dickson, Lindsey Jarosinski and Christinia Morra.

Scouting The Opponents
• Texas Southern was 23-10 (14-4 SWAC) a season ago and advanced to the NCAA Tournament after winning the SWAC title.
• Seton Hall finished the 2016-17 season 12-19 and 4-14 in Big East play. The Pirates defeated the Deacs, 70-63, in South Orange, N.J. last year.

Next Time out
• The Deacs hit the road for the first time this season, traveling to take on Richmond on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.

 

 

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