Winston-Salem, NC (Sports Network) - Devin Thomas put up a career-high 25
points along with 14 rebounds, and Wake Forest fought back from a 16-point
deficit late in the first half to rally for a stunning 86-84 win over 18th-
ranked North Carolina State at Lawrence Joel Coliseum.
Thomas added four blocks while making 10-of-13 shots from the field, while
fellow freshman Codi Miller-McIntyre scored 13 of his 15 points in the second
half to help Wake Forest (10-8, 3-3 ACC) spring the upset. Travis McKie
contributed 16 points and eight rebounds for the Demon Deacons, who shot 59.4
percent after the break to notch their fifth straight win at home.
With leading scorer C.J. Leslie saddled with foul trouble for much of the
second half, the Wolfpack (15-4, 4-2) allowed Wake Forest to amass 51 points
over the final 20 minutes and were dealt a second loss in three outings
following a 10-game win streak.
Rodney Purvis paced N.C. State with 18 points and Richard Howell and Lorenzo
Brown each finished with 13, with Howell pulling down 16 rebounds and Brown
dishing out 10 assists in defeat.
Leslie also had 13 points despite being limited to just 18 minutes.
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