Women's Basketball Gameday -- Wake Forest vs. Charleston Southern
Deacons start three-game home stand against the Buccaneers
Dearica Hamby recorded her first double-double against Illinois last time out.
Nov. 30, 2012
Wake Forest Game Notes | Charleston Southern Game Notes
Watch Live | Live Stats | Live Twitter Updates After spending two weeks on the road, the Demon Deacons return home to start a three-game home stand against Charleston Southern on Saturday.
Tip-off is set for 2:00 p.m. ET from the LJVM Coliseum.
Parking is free for every women's basketball home game this season.
Where to Watch & Listen
The game will be streamed live online at WakeForestSports.com. Phil Brame (play-by-play) and Roper Halverson (analyst) will have the call.
The game can also be heard on the Wake Forest Sports Network from IMG College.
Last Time Out
Wake Forest shot over 46 percent from beyond the arc but Illinois was able to hold on down the stretch to pull-out a 95-82 victory on the final night of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
The Deacs got career nights from both Lakevia Boykin and Dearica Hamby.
Boykin made a career-high six three pointers and finished with a career-high 28 points. She also grabbed a season-high eight rebounds.
Hamby recorded her first-career double-double with a career-high 24 points and a career-high 13 rebounds. That eclipsed her previous career-high of 13 points.
Junior Chelsea Douglas had a tough night from the floor but still managed to run the offense and dish-out a season-high nine assists.
Charleston Southern has started the season 3-2 overall and dropped its first Big South game at Presbyterian on Wednesday night 58-57.
Rachel Coward led the team in the first two games, averaging over 22.5 points per game but has not played in the last three contests.
Lakeitha Alston has started all five games and is averaging better than 15 points and five rebounds per game.
Erin Bratcher has made a team-high 16 three-pointers and is averaging over 12 points per contest.
CSU head coach Fred Applin is in his first season at the helm. Applin was the associate head coach at Wake Forest under Mike Peterson from 2004-07.
This will be just the second meeting all-time between the two teams.
Wake Forest won the first matchup, 69-56, on Dec. 2, 2006. Corinne Groves led the Deacons with 16 points and 14 rebounds.
Wake Forest will remain at home and host Florida A&M on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m.
The Deacons are 2-0 all-time against the Dragons with wins in 2003 and 2006.
Wake will complete the home stand on Saturday, Dec. 8 against Seton Hall.