Gameday Central: Wake Forest vs. Xavier
Dec. 3, 2017

By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeWBB)

Gameday Central | Wake Forest vs. Xavier
at Xavier Monday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Location Cincinnati, Ohio (Cintas Center) - Facility Information
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Deacs Hit the Road...Again
•For the sixth time in seven games, the Wake Forest women’s basketball team hits the road in nonconference play. The Deacs travel to Cincinnati to take on Xavier on Monday, Dec. 4.
• Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Cintas Center.

Last Time Out
• The Demon Deacons ended a four-game losing streak with a 53-51 victory over Elon on Saturday, Dec. 2.
Amber Campbell led the Wake Forest offense with 16 points, including the game-winning layup with two seconds remaining.
Ona Udoh made her first-career start and responded with game-high and career-high 15 rebounds and five blocks while also adding five points.

Wake Forest Storylines
• The Deacs have outrebounded their opponent five-of-eight games to start the season and rank third in the league and 25th in the country in offensive rebounds per game with 17.0.
• Senior Amber Campbell continues her rise up the Wake Forest scoring charts as she currently ranks 13th all-time in program history with 1,249 career points.
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.

Scouting The Opponent
• Xavier enters Monday with a 4-1 record following a 62-50 victory over Fort Wayne last time out.
• Jada Byrd leads the offensive attack with 12.8 points per game while Imani Partlow follows closely behind with an average of 12.3 ppg.
• The Musketeers average 13.6 fouls per game this year, eighth fewest nationally.

Next Time Out
•The Deacs return home for the start of a three-game homestand on Thursday, Dec. 7, to take on Appalachian State. Tip-off inside the LJVM Coliseum is set for 7 p.m.

 

 

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