Wake Forest Postgame Notes

Wake Forest's win today gives the Deacons...
# a record of 12-4 overall, 3-3 in the ACC, and an end to their longest losing streak since 1999
# their largest halftime deficit overcome for a win since overcoming an 11-point halftime deficit (38-27) at NC State on March 8, 2003
# a tie for third place in the ACC standings
# a record of 58-23 in three seasons under head coach Skip Prosser
# 37 wins over the last two seasons combined
# a record of 52-56 all-time against Maryland
# their second win in three meetings with the Terrapins
# a record of 8-1 in Joel Coliseum this season, 24-1 over the last two seasons and 37-4 under Skip Prosser
# an all-time record of 182-40 in Joel Coliseum
# an all-time overall record of 1,295-994

Miscellaneous Notes
# Wake Forest wore gold uniforms for the first time since the Dec. 2 Indiana game
# The Deacons scored their most points since scoring 119 in three overtimes at North Carolina Dec. 20
# Wake made a season-high number of free throws (previously 25 vs. both Memphis and NC A&T) -- in fact, Wake made more free throws than in any game in the Skip Prosser era
# Wake attempted a season-high 46 free throws (previously 37 vs. Memphis), the second-most attempts in the Prosser era
# Maryland's 53 first-half points were the most by a Deacon opponent in any half (not counting overtime periods) since NC State scored 54 points in the second half against Wake in last year's ACC Tournament
# Tonight's attendance of 14,345 is the most for a WFU home game since the North Carolina game last March 5, 2003

Junior Taron Downey
# scored in double figures for the eighth time this season, the 30th time in his three-year career
# had his most assists since recording seven at UNC on Dec. 20

Sophomore Justin Gray
# has made a three-point field goal in 27 of his last 28 games
# has made two or more three-point field goals in a game 12 times this season
# scored in double figures for the 13th time this season and the 28th time in his 39-game career
# scored his 500th career point tonight (he entered the game with 496 points)

Sophomore Eric Williams
# made his 47th consecutive career start

Sophomore Trent Strickland
# attempted a career-high 10 free throws, converting on six (one shy of his career high)

Freshman Kyle Visser
# scored in double figures for the second straight game (12 points at FSU) and for the fourth time this season
# has scored in double figures in three of six career ACC games

Freshman Chris Paul
# scored a career-high 25 points tonight -- his previous career high was 21 points vs. Clemson on Jan. 10
# also pulled down a career high six rebounds, surpassing his previous high of five
# broke Wake Forest's freshman season record for steals -- he entered the game tied with Rodney Rogers with 53 steals
# scored in double figures for the ninth time this season
# made two or more three-point field goals in a game for the second sraight game, and for the fourth time overall this season

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