Women's Basketball Game Notes -- Wake Forest vs. Coppin State
Deacons Open 2012-13 Season against Coppin State
Chelsea Douglas led the Deacons with 14 points in the exhibition win over Anderson.
Nov. 10, 2012
Wake Forest Game Notes
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Wake Forest opens its 2012-13 season on Sunday afternoon against the Eagles of Coppin State.
Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.
In honor over Veterans Day, all Veterans with proper ID will receiver free admission.
Where to Watch & Listen
Sunday's game will be streamed online at WakeForestSports.com. Cabell Philpott (play-by-play) and Roper Halverson (analyst) will have the call.
Last Time Out
After a bit of a slow start, the Demon Deacons got rolling and cruised to an 88-53 exhibition victory over Anderson on Monday, Oct. 29.
Wake Forest went on a 14-3 run over the final five minutes of the first half to seize control of the game.
Junior point guard Chelsea Douglas led all scorers with 14 points. She scored 10 of her 14 points in the second half and also made three three-pointers.
Fellow junior Linsdy Wright finished with 13 points and six rebounds while senior guard Asia Williams notched 11 points, eight rebounds and four steals.
The Deacons shot over 50 percent from the floor and were 5-of-10 from beyond the three-point arc.
Coppin State opened its season on Friday night with a 97-41 victory over visiting Cheyney.
Kyra Coleman led the Eagles with 20 points on 8-of-10 from the floor.
Bria Harris added nine points and pulled-down a game-high 11 rebounds.
The Eagles return three starters and eight letterwinners from a team that posted a 20-12 overall record and a 13-3 conference mark last season.
Senior Shawntae Payne is CSU's leading returning scorer after averaging 8.5 points per game last season, while junior Larrisa Carter is the top returning rebounder averaging 5.4 per game.
This will be the seventh meeting all-time between the two schools.
Wake Forest is 6-0 in the series and has outscored the Eagles by an average of 27 points per game.
The first game in the series came in 1988 and this will be the fourth meeting in the last five years.
Last season, the Deacons claimed an 80-58 victory over CSU at the Joel Coliseum on Nov. 18, 2011.
The Demon Deacons will remain at home to host UNC Wilmington on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Joel Coliseum.
Wake Forest is 7-0 all-time against the Seahawks with the most recent meeting coming on New Years Day, 2009.
The Deacs will then hit the road for the first time this season when they travel to Lawrence, Kan., to take on Big 12-foe Kansas on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 3 p.m.
The Last Meeting
November 18, 2011