Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech: Full Game Preview

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Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech: Full Game Preview
Wake Forest
(10-8, 1-6 away)
Georgia Tech
(10-7, 10-2 home)
Venue: Hank McCamish Pavilion
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, January 26, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Wake Forest T McKie 15.3 T McKie 8.2 C Miller-McIntyre 2.8
Georgia Tech M Georges-Hunt 10.4 R Carter 7.0 M Udofia 3.0

On Saturday, Wake Forest visits Hank McCamish Pavilion to take on Georgia Tech. The game gets underway at 3:00 EST and it can be seen on ACC Network or ESPN3.com. The Demon Deacons are 3-5 against the Yellow Jackets over the last four years. They lost 69-62 the last time they played (3/3/2012).

Wake Forest is in 7th place in the conference, Georgia Tech is in 12th place.

In their last match-up, Devin Thomas finished with 25 points and 14 rebounds in the Demon Deacons 86-84 victory over NC State on January 22nd. He leads the team in blocks per game with 1.4 while also putting up 7.5 points per game. For the Yellow Jackets, Kammeon Holsey finished with 18 points and 9 rebounds in the 79-63 loss to North Carolina on January 23rd. He contributes 5.0 rebounds per game in addition to his 9.2 points per game.

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  • Wake Forest is a better three-point shooting team (37.8% vs 30.5%) than Georgia Tech this season.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Wake Forest currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (939 to 935) than Georgia Tech, per the NCAA.
  • Wake Forest has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (38% vs 59%).
  • The Wake Forest three-point leader (C.J. Harris) has more three-pointers than the Georgia Tech three-point leader (Mfon Udofia).
  • The Wake Forest scoring leader (Travis McKie) has more points than the Georgia Tech scoring leader (Marcus Georges-Hunt).
  • Devin Thomas is ranked 8th in the ACC in blocks.
  • AP voters think more highly of Wake Forest and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Georgia Tech (79 vs 46).
  • Wake Forest has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (0.627 to 0.532).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Wake Forest has a stronger schedule than Georgia Tech this season (SOS Rank: #202 vs #320).
  • Travis McKie is ranked 8th in the ACC in rebounds and 8th in the ACC in steals.
WFU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Travis McKie 32 15 8 1 2 1 2
C+ C.J. Harris 33 15 2 2 1 0 2
C Devin Thomas 26 8 7 1 1 1 2
C C. Miller-McIntyre 28 8 3 3 1 0 2
C- A. Adala Moto 16 5 4 0 1 0 1
D+ Madison Jones 18 4 1 2 1 1 2
D+ Tyler Cavanaugh 17 6 3 0 0 0 1
D+ A. Roundtree III 12 3 2 1 1 1 1
D Chase Fischer 16 4 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
GT Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Daniel Miller 27 7 7 2 1 2 1
B- Robert Carter 26 10 7 1 1 1 1
B- M. Georges-Hunt 27 10 5 1 1 0 1
C+ Mfon Udofia 29 10 3 3 1 0 2
C+ Kammeon Holsey 19 9 5 1 0 0 2
C Chris Bolden 21 6 2 1 1 0 1
C- Brandon Reed 19 5 3 1 0 0 1
C- Jason Morris 16 5 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Solomon Poole 10 2 1 1 1 0 2
D+ Aaron Peek 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Brooks Doyle 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
D S. Poole, Jr. 10 2 2 1 0 0 0
D Julian Royal 7 1 1 0 0 0 1
D Pierre Jordan 10 0 1 1 1 0 1
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