Wake Forest vs. Clemson: Full Game Preview

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Wake Forest vs. Clemson: Full Game Preview
Wake Forest
(9-6, 1-4 away)
Clemson
(9-6, 7-3 home)
Venue: Littlejohn Coliseum
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 15, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Wake Forest C Harris 15.7 T McKie 7.5 C Miller-McIntyre 2.9
Clemson D Booker 12.1 D Booker 8.1 R Hall 3.7

In a 59-44 dismantling of Virginia on January 12th, Milton Jennings put up 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Tigers. He tallies 10.6 points per game and also adds 5.7 rebounds per game. For the Demon Deacons, C.J. Harris finished with 29 points and 5 rebounds in the 75-72 win over Boston College on January 12th. His 15.7 points per game is the highest mark on the team. From a tempo-free perspective, Wake Forest is strong in free throw rate at 48.8. This is good enough for 1st in the conference and 4th in the nation.

Wake Forest StatSmack

  • It must sting. Clemson has blown out Wake Forest by 20 points or more on 3 occasions since 1997.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Clemson currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (953 to 939) than Wake Forest, per the NCAA.
  • K.J. McDaniels is ranked 9th in the ACC in steals and 3rd in the ACC in blocks.
  • You get an A for effort, but Clemson has emerged victorious against Wake Forest the last 3 times they've played.
  • Clemson does a better job contesting shots (38.2% allowed vs 43.6% allowed) than Wake Forest this season.
  • We just win. Clemson has more wins over the last 5 years than Wake Forest (113 vs 88).
  • Clemson has a better scoring defense (55.4 allowed per game vs 69.4 allowed per game) than Wake Forest this season.
  • We beat real teams. Clemson had more wins against the RPI Top 50 than Wake Forest last season (2 vs 0).
  • The Clemson blocks leader (K.J. McDaniels) has more blocks than the Wake Forest blocks leader (Aaron Roundtree III).
  • Clemson has a much lower average debt at graduation according to Kiplinger than Wake Forest ($18,463 vs $24,561).
WFU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Travis McKie 32 15 8 1 2 1 2
C+ C.J. Harris 33 16 2 2 1 0 3
C C. Miller-McIntyre 28 8 3 3 1 0 2
C Devin Thomas 25 6 7 1 1 1 2
D+ A. Roundtree III 12 4 2 1 1 1 1
D+ A. Adala Moto 15 5 3 0 1 0 1
D+ Madison Jones 19 5 1 2 1 1 2
D+ Tyler Cavanaugh 17 6 3 0 0 0 1
D Chase Fischer 17 5 1 1 0 0 1
D- S. Jennings 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
D- A. Washington 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
CLEM Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Devin Booker 29 12 8 1 1 1 2
B- Milton Jennings 28 11 6 2 1 1 2
C+ K.J. McDaniels 26 11 5 1 1 2 2
C Adonis Filer 22 8 3 2 1 0 1
C Rod Hall 28 6 2 4 1 0 1
C- Jordan Roper 20 7 1 1 1 0 1
C- D. Harrison 20 5 3 1 1 0 1
D+ T.J. Sapp 15 4 1 1 0 0 0
D B. Sullivan 11 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Landry Nnoko 8 2 2 0 0 0 1
D Josh Smith 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Carson Fields 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
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