Wake Forest Postgame Notes

Wake Forest's victory tonight gives the Deacons...

a 10-0 record overall, tying for the sixth-best start in school history and matching last year's 10-0 start 23 consecutive home court victories (their last home loss came on Feb. 21, 2002 vs. Duke) the second-longest home court winning streak in school history (the school record is 25) a spot among the 10 remaining undefeated Division I teams a 2-0 all-time record versus Brown an all-time record of 12-5 against teams from the Ivy League a record of 56-19 in three seasons under head coach Skip Prosser 75 wins over the last four seasons combined an all-time record in Joel Coliseum of 180-39, including a mark of 103-6 against non-conference teams an all-time record of 1,293-990 in Wake Forest basketball history

Sophomore Justin Gray
had a career-high six assists (his previous career-best was five assists) tied a career-high with seven rebounds has made at least one three-point field goal in 22 consecutive games scored in double figures for the 17th time in his last 18 games

Sophomore Eric Williams
made his 41st consecutive start scored in double figures for the 10th straight game (he's the only Deacon to score in double digits in every game this season) Freshman Chris Paul has started all 10 career games has recorded at least two steals in every game this season and he's had at least three steals in every game but one Junior Taron Downey made his 50th career start had season highs for free throws made and attempted

Sophomore Trent Strickland
made two three-point field goals in a game for the third time this season, the fourth time in his career scored in double figures for the third time his last four games, for the fourth time this season, the eighth time in his career

Sophomore Chris Ellis
recovering from injury, played in his second game of the season and scored his first points of the year scored his most points since the last game of the regular season last year (6 points at NC State)

Freshman Kyle Visser
set a new career high with two steals

Junior Vytas Danelius
missed his fourth consecutive game and his fifth game overall with a high ankle sprain (he has not played since Dec. 15 at SMU)

Wake Forest Coach Skip Prosser
has a team start a season 10-0 for the third time in his career (also last season and the 1996-97 season Xavier -- he has never had a team begin the season 11-0) improves his record to 56-19 at Wake Forest and 221-97 in 11 years overall

Miscellaneous Notes
WFU's 18 steals tied for the fifth-most in Wake Forest history. It is the most in the Skip Prosser era and the most since January 31, 1991 when Wake had 19 against Winthrop. Wake's 28-point halftime lead was its largest lead at intermission since Dec. 7, 2001 (56-24 vs. SC State) Wake Forest has made a three-point field goal in 371 consecutive games In the first half, Brown made just one two-point field goal Brown's 18 first-half points were the lowest by a Deacon opponent in a half this season and its 47 points were the fewest by a Deacon opponent sinceCampbell scored just 47 on Nov. 25, 2000. WFU won that game by the same score, 86-47. Every Wake Forest starter scored less than his season scoring average The Deacons have held all 10 opponents to less than 50 percent shooting


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