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Wake Forest takes 5th at Myrtle Beach invite

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Freshman Jaylen Hoard had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Brandon Childress added 12 points with five assists and Wake Forest held off Valparaiso 69-63 on Sunday in the fifth-place game of the Myrtle Beach Invitational.

Childress' 4-point play with 5:12 left started a 9-2 run and freshman Sharone Wright Jr. capped it with a 3-pointer for a 65-56 lead. Childress made two free throws with 24 seconds left to cap the scoring. Valpo missed a 3-pointer and after Wake Forest missed the front end of a one-and-one, the Crusaders were off on two 3-point attempts.

Freshman Isaiah Mucius chipped in with 13 points and Wright also scored 12 points for Wake Forest (3-1). Hoard has finished in double-figure scoring in all four games this season. The Demon Deacons led 33-30 at the break, with their freshmen scoring 25.

Derrik Smits led Valparaiso (2-2) with 23 points, on 9-of-16 shooting, and seven rebounds.

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Key Players
B. Childress
D. Lavender
32.0 Min. Per Game 32.0
11.5 Pts. Per Game 11.5
6.0 Ast. Per Game 6.0
5.0 Reb. Per Game 5.0
50.0 Field Goal % 66.7
55.0 Three Point % 33.3
89.5 Free Throw % 80.0
  Defensive rebound by Jaylen Hoard 0.0
  Javon Freeman-Liberty missed 3-pt. jump shot 0.0
  Offensive rebound by Javon Freeman-Liberty 3.0
  Deion Lavender missed 3-pt. jump shot 5.0
  Defensive rebound by Derrik Smits 15.0
  Sharone Wright Jr. missed free throw 15.0
  Personal foul on Ryan Fazekas 15.0
  Defensive rebound by Sharone Wright Jr. 17.0
  Bakari Evelyn missed 3-pt. jump shot 19.0
+ 1 Brandon Childress made 2nd of 2 free throws 25.0
+ 1 Brandon Childress made 1st of 2 free throws 25.0
Team Stats
Points 69 63
Field Goals 23-52 (44.2%) 23-54 (42.6%)
3-Pointers 7-16 (43.8%) 4-19 (21.1%)
Free Throws 16-22 (72.7%) 13-17 (76.5%)
Total Rebounds 37 29
Offensive 10 8
Defensive 22 18
Team 5 3
Assists 13 13
Steals 3 6
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 13 11
Fouls 17 20
Technicals 0 0
14 PTS, 9 REB, 2 AST
23 PTS, 7 REB, 1 AST
12T
away team logo Wake Forest 3-1 333669
home team logo Valparaiso 2-2 303363
Team Stats
away team logo Wake Forest 3-1 68.4 PPG 41.7 RPG 10.6 APG
home team logo Valparaiso 2-2 66.8 PPG 36.3 RPG 13.1 APG
Key Players
10
J. Hoard F 13.1 PPG 7.6 RPG 1.5 APG 45.8 FG%
21
D. Smits C 12.2 PPG 5.7 RPG 0.8 APG 59.4 FG%
Top Scorers
J. Hoard F 14 PTS 9 REB 2 AST
D. Smits C 23 PTS 7 REB 1 AST
44.2 FG% 42.6
43.8 3PT FG% 21.1
72.7 FT% 76.5
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Hoard 14 9 2 5/11 0/0 4/6 2 29 1 0 1 3 6
B. Childress 12 1 5 3/5 3/5 3/3 2 34 1 0 4 0 1
S. Wright Jr. 12 3 2 4/7 1/3 3/5 1 26 0 0 0 1 2
C. Brown 6 7 1 1/5 0/1 4/4 0 19 0 0 3 4 3
O. Sarr 0 4 2 0/4 0/2 0/0 3 19 0 0 1 2 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Hoard 14 9 2 5/11 0/0 4/6 2 29 1 0 1 3 6
B. Childress 12 1 5 3/5 3/5 3/3 2 34 1 0 4 0 1
S. Wright Jr. 12 3 2 4/7 1/3 3/5 1 26 0 0 0 1 2
C. Brown 6 7 1 1/5 0/1 4/4 0 19 0 0 3 4 3
O. Sarr 0 4 2 0/4 0/2 0/0 3 19 0 0 1 2 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
I. Mucius 13 1 0 5/9 3/3 0/0 1 24 0 0 1 0 1
I. Smart 4 5 0 2/3 0/0 0/0 3 17 0 0 1 0 5
T. Johnson 4 1 1 2/6 0/1 0/0 1 19 1 0 0 0 1
J. Lewis 3 1 0 1/2 0/1 1/2 0 8 0 0 1 0 1
S. Okeke 1 0 0 0/0 0/0 1/2 3 4 0 0 1 0 0
M. Wynn 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
A. White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Bilas - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Spivey - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Lester - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Buchanan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 69 32 13 23/52 7/16 16/22 17 200 3 0 13 10 22
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Smits 23 7 1 9/16 0/0 5/6 3 29 1 0 2 2 5
J. Freeman-Liberty 11 2 1 4/7 1/2 2/2 2 28 0 0 1 1 1
R. Fazekas 7 5 1 2/7 1/5 2/3 2 28 1 0 0 2 3
D. Lavender 6 5 6 2/4 0/1 2/2 2 37 2 0 3 1 4
B. Evelyn 3 2 4 1/9 1/7 0/0 2 37 0 0 2 0 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Smits 23 7 1 9/16 0/0 5/6 3 29 1 0 2 2 5
J. Freeman-Liberty 11 2 1 4/7 1/2 2/2 2 28 0 0 1 1 1
R. Fazekas 7 5 1 2/7 1/5 2/3 2 28 1 0 0 2 3
D. Lavender 6 5 6 2/4 0/1 2/2 2 37 2 0 3 1 4
B. Evelyn 3 2 4 1/9 1/7 0/0 2 37 0 0 2 0 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. McMillan 6 0 0 2/5 0/2 2/2 3 9 0 0 0 0 0
M. Golder 5 3 0 2/3 1/1 0/0 3 17 1 0 2 0 3
D. Sackey 2 0 0 1/2 0/1 0/2 1 10 1 0 0 0 0
J. Kiser 0 2 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 1 5 0 0 1 2 0
N. Robinson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Gordon - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Bradford - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Sorolla - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Stalling - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 63 26 13 23/54 4/19 13/17 20 200 6 0 11 8 18