Gameday Central: Wake Forest vs. Appalachian State
Dec. 6, 2017

Gameday Central | Wake Forest vs. Appalachian State
vs. App State Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7:00 p.m.
Location Winston-Salem, N.C. (LJVM Coliseum) - Facility Information
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Deacs Return Home
• After playing six of its last seven games on the road, Wake Forest returns home to open a three-game homestand on Thursday, Dec. 7, against App State.
• Tip-off inside the LJVM Coliseum is set for 7 p.m.

Last Time Out
• The Demon Deacons won their second consecutive game with a 62-57 victory over Xavier on Monday.
• After leading by as many as 16 on the road, the Deacs had to withstand an 18-1 third quarter Xavier run and come back against the Musketeers. Trailing for the first time with 4:40 left to play, Wake Forest would go on to score the final six points of the contest.
Ariel Stephenson led all scorers with 18 points while Elisa Penna (14) Amber Campbell (11) and Alex Sharp (11) scored in double figures as well.

Wake Forest Storylines
• The Deacs have outrebounded their opponent six-of-nine games to start the season and rank tied for fifth in the league with 16.4 offensive rebounds per game with 16.4. Their 395 total rebounds are 14th-best in the country.
• Senior Amber Campbell continues her rise up the Wake Forest scoring charts as she currently ranks 13th all-time in program history with 1,260 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
• Appalachian State enters Thursday’s contest 1-7 overall, falling to ACC foe North Carolina, 56-43, last time out.
• Tierra Wilson paces the Mountaineers as she averages 11.4 points per game. Forward Bayley Plummer handles a majority of the rebounding duties with 12.3 per game.
• The team is led by fourth-year head coach Angel Elderkin.

Next Time Out
•The Deacs play their final game before finals week on Saturday, Dec. 9 against Maryland Eastern Shore. Tip-off inside the LJVM Coliseum is set for 5 p.m.

 

 

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