Tech tips at Wake Forest Thursday night

The Virginia Tech women’s basketball team travels to Winston-Salem, North Carolina for a matchup with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Thursday night from LJVM Coliseum.

Tech brings with it a two-game road winning streak in ACC play and will attempt to equal to 2004-05 team with a record third straight.

This week, the ACC announced Hokies junior guard Taylor Emery as the league’s Player of the Week. In two games, Emery averaged 28.5 points, including a 32-point effort on Sunday against Virginia, setting the program record for points at Cassell Coliseum in an ACC game. She has two 30-point efforts on the season.

Date/Time: Feb. 15, 2018 / 7 p.m.
Opponent: Wake Forest University
Radio: Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network
TV/ Internet: ACC Network Extra
Live Stats:

The Hokies enter the game 16-9 overall and 5-7 in the ACC . Wake Forest is 11-14 and currently sit at 3-9 in the league.

THE SERIES: Tech leads the series 13-12 all-time against the Demon Deacons. The Hokies own wins in each of the last three meetings.

Last season Chanette Hicks scored 29 points on 13 of 23 shooting to lead the Hokies to a narrow 72-70 victory at Cassell Coliseum. She also dished out seven assists. Regan Magarity recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Sidney Cook added 15 points.

UP NEXT: The Hokies return home for its final home game of the regular season at Carilion Clinic Court at Cassell Coliseum, as they welcome the Clemson Tigers.

The game will be the Hokies’ annual Play4Kay pink game.