Wake Forest 75, Loyola (Md.) 63
C.J. Harris scored 20 points, Travis McKie added 19 and Wake
Forest beat Loyola (Md.) 75-63 on Friday night in the season opener
for both teams.
The Deacons survived despite suffering through 22-of-46 shooting
(47.8 percent) from the free-throw line. They actually shot better
from the field, going 24 of 49 (49 percent).
Wake Forest led by as many as 11 in the first half but needed to
go on a 7-0 spurt midway through the second half to regain control
after Loyola fought back to tie the game 48-48. The Deacons also
finished the game with a 12-6 run.
Dylon Cormier led Loyola with 13 points, and Shane Walker and
Justin Drummond scored 12 each. The Greyhounds had four players
foul out and committed 34 personal fouls for the game.
Wake Forest led 31-26 at halftime, after leading by as many as
11 in the first half.