Posted January 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
Travis McKie scored 19 points and Wake Forest beat Xavier 66-59 on Wednesday night for its third straight win. Codi Miller-McIntyre had 16 points, C.J. Harris added 15 and the Demon Deacons (7-5) erased their only deficit of the second half by scoring 12 straight points. They matched their longest winning streak under third-year coach Jeff Bzdelik. Travis Taylor had 18 points - but just two in the second half - and 10 rebounds for the Musketeers (7-6). They rallied from 11 points down and took a 49-48 lead on Jeff Robinson's jumper with just under seven minutes left. But Xavier came up empty on eight straight possessions and went scoreless for 4 1/2 critical minutes, and the Demon Deacons took over. Freshman Devin Thomas gave Wake Forest the lead back with a reverse layup on the next trip down court. Miller-McIntyre delivered the dagger with just under four minutes left when he rattled in a long 3-pointer with the shot clock winding down to make it 57-49. Xavier didn't...
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