Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech: Recap and Stats

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Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech: Recap and Stats
Wake Forest 65
(9-8, 1-6 away)
Virginia Tech 66
(11-6, 9-3 home)
Venue: Cassell Coliseum
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Wake Forest 37 28 65
Virginia Tech 31 35 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Wake Forest T McKie 15 T McKie 8 C Miller-McIntyre 2
Virginia Tech E Green 24 C Raines 6 E Green 4

Wake Forest faced off with Virginia Tech on Saturday, January 19th and suffered a heartbreaking loss against the Hokies 66-65 in conference play. The Demon Deacons got a double-double out of Travis McKie with a team-high 20 points and 15 rebounds. Devin Thomas also contributed, scoring 12 points and adding eight rebounds. For the Hokies, Cadarian Raines got eight points and 13 rebounds (4 Blk 3 Ast). Next up for Wake Forest (9-8, 2-3 ACC) is 14th-ranked NC State (14-3, 3-1 ACC) on Tuesday, January 22nd at home.

Wake Forest Game Notes

  • The last time WFU started the season 9-8 was 2006.
  • WFU beat the spread by 3.0 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Demon Deacons have beaten the spread.
  • The Demon Deacons have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Wake Forest has lost 16 close games.
  • Wake Forest has lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after recording 4 or fewer steals.
  • When the opposition records 27 or more field goals made this season, Wake Forest has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 45.0% or better this season, Wake Forest has lost 100% of the time (0-6).
  • The Demon Deacons set a season high for rebounds.
  • WFU set season lows for blocks, free throws made, steals, and turnovers.
  • This is the 2nd loss of the season where the Demon Deacons opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Travis McKie accounted for 30.7% of the team's points.
  • Travis McKie accounted for 34.8% of the team's rebounds.
  • Travis McKie has led the team in scoring 7 times and in rebounding 10 times in 17 games this season.
  • This marks the 19th 20-point game of Travis McKie's career.
  • Travis McKie has 9 straight double-digit point games.
  • Travis McKie recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 16th of his career.
  • Travis McKie had career highs with 4 three-pointers and 15 rebounds.

Virginia Tech Game Notes

  • Virginia Tech won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Hokies won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Virginia Tech has lost 36 close games.
  • Erick Green accounted for 33.3% of the team's points.
  • Cadarian Raines accounted for 34.2% of the team's rebounds.
  • Erick Green has led the team in scoring 15 times in 17 games this season.
  • Cadarian Raines has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 17 games this season.
  • This marks the 23rd 20-point game of Erick Green's career.
  • Erick Green has 4 straight 20+ point games.
  • Cadarian Raines recorded the 5th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Cadarian Raines set career highs with 13 rebounds and 8 defensive rebounds.
WFU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Travis McKie3420152112
B+Devin Thomas341280101
BC. Miller-McIntyre29934000
BC.J. Harris361034001
B-Tyler Cavanaugh19830001
C+A. Adala Moto21660002
CMadison Jones8003101
CA. Roundtree III6021000
DChase Fischer13000100
VT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Cadarian Raines348133040
AJarell Eddie361890001
AErick Green352233001
BChristian Beyer9340110
BC.J. Barksdale17452001
CMarquis Rankin24201200
CJ. van Zegeren21520012
C-Robert Brown23403102

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