Wake Forest @ Miami (Fla.)
Current Records: Wake Forest 11-2; Miami (Fla.) 10-3
What to Know
The Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are set to square off in an ACC matchup at 6 p.m. ET Jan. 1 at Watsco Center. Miami (Fla.) is out to keep their five-game home win streak alive.
The NC State Wolfpack typically have all the answers at home, but on Wednesday the Hurricanes proved too difficult a challenge. Miami (Fla.) was able to grind out a solid win over the Wolfpack, winning 91-83. Four players on Miami (Fla.) scored in the double digits: guard Jordan Miller (25), guard Kameron McGusty (20), guard Isaiah Wong (19), and forward Anthony Walker (11).
Meanwhile, it was close but no cigar for Wake Forest as they fell 73-69 to the Louisville Cardinals on Wednesday. Despite the loss, Wake Forest got a solid performance out of forward Jake LaRavia, who had 15 points along with seven boards.
Miami (Fla.)’s victory lifted them to 10-3 while Wake Forest’s defeat dropped them down to 11-2. In their win, the Hurricanes relied heavily on Kameron McGusty, who dropped a double-double on 20 points and 11 rebounds in addition to five assists. the Demon Deacons will need to find a way to minimize his impact if they want to win.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 6 p.m. ET
- Where: Watsco Center — Coral Gables, Florida
- TV: ESPN University
- Follow: CBS Sports App
Miami (Fla.) have won five out of their last eight games against Wake Forest.
- Jan 30, 2021 – Wake Forest 66 vs. Miami (Fla.) 54
- Feb 15, 2020 – Miami (Fla.) 71 vs. Wake Forest 54
- Mar 12, 2019 – Miami (Fla.) 79 vs. Wake Forest 71
- Feb 26, 2019 – Wake Forest 76 vs. Miami (Fla.) 75
- Jan 12, 2019 – Miami (Fla.) 76 vs. Wake Forest 65
- Feb 07, 2018 – Miami (Fla.) 87 vs. Wake Forest 81
- Jan 18, 2017 – Wake Forest 96 vs. Miami (Fla.) 79
- Jan 23, 2016 – Miami (Fla.) 77 vs. Wake Forest 63