Dec. 28, 2012
RENO, Nev. -
The University of Nevada women's basketball team (5-6, 0-0 MW) will close out the year on the road with a game at Wake Forest (5-6, 0-1 ACC) on Monday Dec. 31. The meeting will be a first for both programs, tip-off is slated for 11:00 a.m.
The Demon Deacons are coming off a 73-52 road loss in its ACC opener at Virginia Tech last Saturday. The loss snapped a three-game win streak. Wake Forest is led by senior guard Lakevia Boykin's 14.5 ppg.
LAST TIME OUT
The University of Nevada women's basketball team closed out the 2012 Cancun Caribbean Classic with a 62-49 loss to Miami-Ohio last Saturday. Both teams played each other close to start the game, as the score was tied 7-7 in the opening minutes. A jump shot by Nevada guard Chanelle Brennan snapped a 9-0 Miami-Ohio run at the 11:10 mark. The basket also started a 6-0 Wolf Pack run to bring the score to 16-13 in favor of the RedHawks. Nevada trailed 32-20 at the break, led by Brennan's nine first half points. Miami-Ohio got out to an 8-2 run to begin the second half. The RedHawks built up a 20 point lead over the Wolf Pack halfway through the period. Nevada showed some fight late, going on an 11-0 run to get within nine points of Miami-Ohio at 56-47. The RedHawks resumed control of the game to win it 62-49.