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Men’s Basketball: new roster offers promise

Men's Basketball: new roster offers promise
October 8, 2020

Amidst all of the uncertainty surrounding college athletics in the COVID-19 era, Wake Forest Men’s Basketball fans finally have a glimmer of hope after a turbulent six years of Danny Manning running...

Head Basketball Coach Danny Manning Ousted

Mar 1, 2016; Durham, NC, USA; Wake Forest Demon Deacons head coach Danny Manning gives instructions to his players in their game against the Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Dolejs-USA TODAY Sports
April 28, 2020

Danny Manning’s six years as head coach of the Wake Forest Men’s Basketball team came to an end on Saturday, 45 days after Wake Forest lost to Pittsburgh in the opening round of the ACC tournament.  "After...

Demon Deacons Look To Next Season After Upsetting ACC Tournament Loss

Demon Deacons Look To Next Season After Upsetting ACC Tournament Loss
April 4, 2020

When the sports world came to a screeching halt two weeks into March, college basketball was entering its peak of excitement. Selection Sunday was a few days away, and major conference tournaments were...

Deacs Secure Senior Night Win Over Notre Dame

Deacs Secure Senior Night Win Over Notre Dame
March 5, 2020

Junior Olivier Sarr set career highs with 30 points and 17 rebounds on Saturday afternoon, leading Wake Forest (13-16, 6-13) to a Senior Night victory over Notre Dame (18-11, 9-9), 84-73. In 32 minutes,...

Demon Deacons Defeat Blue Devils In Overtime

Demon Deacons Defeat Blue Devils In Overtime
February 27, 2020

With 75 seconds remaining in regulation on Tuesday night, the seventh ranked Blue Devils held a nine-point lead over the Deacs, and according to ESPN analytics, Duke’s win probability was 98.4%. Students...

Deacons Beat UNC, 74-57

Deacons Beat UNC, 74-57
February 13, 2020

When North Carolina came to the Joel last season, they were ranked No. 8 in the nation, and embarrassed Wake Forest in a historically dominant 95-57 win, the largest margin of defeat in their 228 game...

Deacons Power Past Clemson Tigers

Deacons Power Past Clemson Tigers
February 6, 2020

Redshirt senior guard Andrien White’s 17 second half points lifted Wake Forest (10-11, 3-8) over Clemson (11-10, 5-6) on Saturday night at the Joel, 56-44. Both teams had quite ugly starts to the game...

Deacons Fall To Cavaliers In Overtime

Deacons Fall To Cavaliers In Overtime
January 30, 2020

Without the services of top two scorers Brandon Childress and Chaundee Brown, Wake Forest (9-10, 2-7) came just shy of defeating defending national champion University of Virginia (14-6, 6-4), falling...

Deacs Dominate Eagles, Fall To Tigers

Deacs Dominate Eagles, Fall To Tigers
January 23, 2020

Conference play marched on for the Wake Forest Men’s Basketball team Sunday, as the Demon Deacons (9-9, 2-6) easily took care of severely depleted Boston College (BC) (9-9, 3-4), 80-62. The 18-point...

Demon Deacons Fall At Home To Hokies

Photo courtesy of Wake Forest Athletic Communications
January 16, 2020

Coming off of back-to-back losses to top 10 teams, Wake Forest’s Men’s Basketball (8-8, 1-5) lost at home 80-70 on Tuesday night to Virginia Tech (13-4, 4-2). The center video board was black the...

Deacs Fare Well At Wooden Legacy Tournament

Deacs Fare Well At Wooden Legacy Tournament
December 5, 2019

Wake Forest men’s basketball turned in a strong showing at the Wooden Legacy Tournament in Anaheim, Calif., this past week. The Demon Deacons won their first two games to reach the tournament final,...

Men’s Basketball Continues Inconsistent Streak

Men's Basketball Continues Inconsistent Streak
November 21, 2019

Last year, Wake Forest’s largest margin of victory was an 80-56 home win over UNC Charlotte. That Charlotte team finished the season 8-21. That Charlotte team graduated their only double-digit scorer...

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