Wake Forest 55, Virginia 52

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 9:00 PM
Location - Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Officials - Tim Kelly, Brian O'Connell, Raymond Styons
Attendance - 9217

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Virginia 22 30 52
Wake Forest 29 26 55

Recap


Wake Forest 55, Virginia 52
: C.J. Harris scored a game-high 16 points, making all eight of his free throws, as the host Demon Deacons staved off the Cavaliers for their ninth straight home win against their ACC rival.

After Joe Harris made two 3-pointers to pull Virginia within 53-52 with eight seconds left, C.J. Harris made his final two of six free throws in the final 1:19 to seal the win for Wake Forest (8-6, 1-1 ACC).

Travis McKie added 14 points for the Demon Deacons while Mike Tobey led Virginia (11-4, 1-1 ACC) with 14 points and seven rebounds. Joe Harris finished with 13 points and Akil Mitchell chipped in with 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Cavaliers.

Wake Forest ran out to a 29-22 halftime lead before an 11-4 run, keyed by five points from Arnaud William Adala Moto, pushed the cushion to 40-26 just 5:21 into the second half. Back-to-back Mitchell baskets cut the Cavaliers deficit to 46-39 with 7:34 left before an Evan Nolte 3-pointer made the score 50-46 with 59 seconds left.

Joe Harris' first 3-pointer pulled Virginia within 52-49, its closest deficit since 6:59 left in the first half, before Tyler Cavanaugh split two at the foul line.

GAME NOTEBOOK
: Wake Forest improved to 7-1 in its last eight games against Virginia overall. ... Devin Thomas led the Demon Deacons with eight rebounds. ... The Cavaliers outrebounded Wake Forest 40-24.
  

Virginia Cavaliers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jontel Evans 24:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 3 3 0 4 0 2
Joe Harris 34:00 5-14 2-3 1-1 2 2 4 2 4 1 4 1 13
Akil Mitchell 31:00 5-9 0-0 0-1 5 5 10 0 1 2 3 1 10
Paul Jesperson 21:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
Darion Atkins 16:00 0-4 0-0 2-2 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 2
Teven Jones 15:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0
Evan Nolte 20:00 1-7 1-7 3-4 0 3 3 0 3 1 1 1 6
Justin Anderson 17:00 2-5 0-0 1-2 4 4 8 2 3 0 1 0 5
Mike Tobey 21:00 6-9 0-0 2-2 4 3 7 0 1 0 0 0 14
Taylor Barnette 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-55 3-11 9-12 16 23 39 8 19 6 17 3 52
  36.4% 27.3% 75.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 17

Wake Forest Demon Deacons

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
C.J. Harris 30:00 3-10 2-4 8-8 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 1 16
Travis McKie 33:00 4-10 1-3 5-5 1 3 4 3 1 2 0 2 14
Codi Miller-McIntyre 28:00 2-6 0-1 0-0 1 3 4 1 1 1 2 0 4
Devin Thomas 26:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 7 8 2 3 0 5 3 2
Arnaud William Adala Moto 20:00 4-8 0-2 1-5 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 9
Madison Jones 17:00 1-1 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 2
Tyler Cavanaugh 19:00 2-5 0-3 1-2 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 5
Chase Fischer 16:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 3
Aaron Rountree III 11:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
TOTAL 200 18-44 4-15 15-21 4 19 23 10 13 5 12 9 55
  40.9% 26.7% 71.4% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 12