Smith leads Wake Forest past Virginia 64-61 in OT

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. (AP)—Ishmael Smith scored 15 points and dished out five assists to lead Wake Forest to a 64-61 overtime win over Virginia on Saturday.

Al-Farouq Aminu had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Demon Deacons (16-5, 6-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who improved to 4-0 in overtime games this season.

Virginia (14-7, 5-3) was led by Sylven Landesberg?s 28 points. Mike Scott was the only other Virginia player to score in double figures with 10 points— none in the second half.

Wake Forest, which outscored Virginia 9-6 in the overtime, moved into third place in the ACC behind Duke and Maryland.

The Demon Deacons shot 48 percent from the field, holding Virginia to 34 percent.

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 Wake Forest
Al-Farouq Aminu Al-Farouq Aminu
4-9,  13 Pts
10 Rebs, 1 Assists
Sylven Landesberg Sylven Landesberg
8-19,  28 Pts
7 Rebs, 3 Assists

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