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(Gerry Broom/AP Photo)WAKE FOREST 86, #18 N.C. STATE 84 - Devin Thomas saved the first double-double of his career for the perfect time, scoring 25 points and grabbing 14 rebounds to lead Wake Forest to an upset of N.C. State at Lawrence Joel Coliseum on Tuesday evening.The Wolfpack built a 12-point lead in the first half and led 47-35 going into the locker room, but the Demon Deacons dominated the second half. Two separate runs in the second half, one 9-2 and the other 12-4, powered the Deacs into the lead at the 9:55 mark.N.C. State made a late run, cutting the lead to a point with one minute remaining, but the Wolfpack missed five of its last six shots, and a pair of free throws by Travis McKie with four seconds remaining sealed the victory for Wake Forest.McKie (16), Codi Miller-McIntyre (15) and C.J. Harris (10) all joined him in double figures. Arnaud William Adala Moto fell just short of a double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds. Thomas had a true stat-stuffing night, adding four assists, four blocks and three steals to his 25 points and 14 boards.Recap.(Mitchell Layton/UMTerps.com)MARYLAND 64, BOSTON COLLEGE 59 - Alex Len had 16 points and 13 rebounds, Jake Layman scored 15 and Maryland squeezed past Boston College on Tuesday night.Maryland (15-4, 3-3 ACC) improved to 13-1 at home despite committing 14 turnovers and shooting only 42 percent. It was the Terrapins' second win in five games after a 13-1 start. Ryan Anderson scored 19 and Oliver Hanlan had 18 for the Eagles (9-9, 1-4). Boston College has lost four of five, with those defeats coming by a total of 14 points.During a tight second half, neither team led by more than three points until Layman made a 3-pointer to put Maryland up 48-43 with 9:12 to go, part of a 12-1 run that turned a 43-40 deficit into a 52-44 advantage.Recap.
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This storming of the court is a bit baffling to me. On Tuesday night, Wake Forest upset #18 ranked North Carolina State 86-84, and madness ensued in the form of a court storming. I am not one to judge, and I know folks just want to have fun, but this seemed a bit too much especially with Wake Forest coming into the game at 10-7. The hoisting up of players on the fans shoulders...
Wake Forest hosted a handful of undecided recruits over the weekend. One of the possible feature Deacons on campus was Cydney Calvin, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound defensive back from Frisco (Texas) Centennial High School. Calvin caught up with DeaconSports on his visit to Winston-Salem and where Wake Forest stands afterward.
Freshman Devin Thomas had a season-high 25 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks to help Wake Forest upset No. 18 North Carolina State 86-84 on Tuesday night.
Travis McKie added 16 points for the Demon Deacons (10-8, 3-3 ACC), including two free throws with 3.4 seconds left that helped Wake Forest hold on down the stretch in a wild final 4 1/2 minutes.
N.C. State led by 16 points...
NC State (15-3, 4-1) opens the ACC schedule tonight against rival Wake Forest (9-8, 2-3). Pack Pride takes a closer look at the Demon Deacons -- tip-off is set for 7:00 pm.
Here are some final thoughts and observations following the 86-84 loss to Wake Forest.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Freshman Devin Thomas had a season-high 25 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks to help Wake Forest upset No. 18 North Carolina State 86-84 on Tuesday night.
Travis McKie added 16 points for the Demon Deacons (10-8, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), including two free throws with 3.4 seconds left that helped Wake Forest hold on down the stretch in a wild...
WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- Wake Forest pulled off a shocking upset, barely holding onto a 10-point lead with four minutes left to stun No. 18 NC State 86-84 on Tuesday night.
We played a horrible game allowing Wake Forest to shoot almost 50% against us tonight. They average only 43% FG shooting and less than 70 points per game, but we let them score 86 against a top 20 team.
Freshman Devin Thomas recorded his first career double-double as the Wake Forest Demon Deacons knocked off 18th-ranked North Carolina State Tuesday night at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
"We live in the moment, and this is a great moment." - Wake Forest Head Coach Jeff Bzdelik
Devin Thomas picked a good night to record his first career double-double, scoring...
NC State (15-3, 4-1) faces rival Wake Forest (9-8, 2-3) tonight in Winston-Salem. Here are some pregame notes on the Wolfpack.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Here are some postgame notes from NC State's 86-84 loss to Wake Forest.
2013 defensive end Justin Madison (Tampa Robinson) just picked up an offer from Wake Forest.
Coming off the best win in 2 1/2 years under head coach Jeff Bzdelik mid-week vs. #18 N.C. State, the Demon Deacons need to validate their home victory with a win on the road in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon.
Head coach Jeff Bzdelik finally got a signature win for the first time in 2 1/2 years. While it took much longer than most of us as fans wanted, it is undeniable that the...