Xavier 26 33 59
Wakeforest 31 35 66
Date of game: 1/2/2013

Recap: Wake Forest vs. Xavier

Winston-Salem, NC (Sports Network) - Travis McKie scored 19 points for Wake Forest as the Demon Deacons defeated the Xavier Musketeers, 66-59, in the Skip Prosser Classic at Joel Coliseum.

Although McKie was just 5-of-15 from the field, he shot 7-of-9 from the free throw line while also tallying eight rebounds, two blocks, and two steals. Codi Miller-McIntyre recorded 16 points and C.J. Harris added 15 for Wake Forest (7-5), which has now won three in a row and four of its last five. Devin Thomas dominated the boards, pulling down 14 rebounds.

Travis Taylor recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds as Xavier (7-6) suffered its fourth consecutive loss. Despite shooting only 3- of-11 from the field, Semaj Christon added 14 points. Jeff Robinson scored 10 points off the bench.

The Demon Deacons led 31-26 at the break after making good on 5-of-11 3-point attempts. Xavier was without a 3-pointer in the first half.

In the second half, the Musketeers connected on just 36.4 percent of their shots from the field as Wake Forest held on for the seven-point win

Xavier was plagued by a game-high 20 turnovers, which Wake Forest turned into 29 points.

Game Notes

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Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

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Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

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