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Season in Review: Men’s Basketball Photo Gallery

Betsy Mann/Old Gold & Black
April 2, 2018

Relive some of the highlights of the 2017-18 season, captured by Betsy Mann ('18):  

Injured Stars May Impact NBA Playoff Race

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March 29, 2018

It’s almost upon us. With the Final Four coming this weekend, the absolute peak of the sports year is just entering it’s upswing. Baseball kicks off on Thursday and the NBA and NHL playoffs will ramp...

Cinderella Teams Fight for the NCAA Title

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March 29, 2018

This year’s NCAA Tournament has truly been the tale of two brackets. The left side (the South and West regions) of the bracket has epitomized the term “March Madness.” Meanwhile, the right side (the...

First Round of March Madness Held Bracket-Busters

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March 22, 2018

There is no denying that the first weekend of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has lived up to its name of "March Madness." After two rounds, only four of the top eight overall seeds remain and a...

NCAA Basketball Allegations Could Hurt Programs

Betsy Mann/Old Gold & Black
March 1, 2018

The future of college basketball is undeniably uncertain. One thing, however, seems certain: the end of college basketball as we know it is imminent. Throughout this season, the cloud of an FBI investigation...

Deacons Fall to Notre Dame Irish in Last Home Game

Deacons Fall to Notre Dame Irish in Last Home Game
March 1, 2018

It was the same story just a new chapter on Saturday afternoon as Wake Forest fell to Notre Dame 76-71 in heartbreaking fashion at the Lawrence V. Joel Coliseum. “Lead it for 31 minutes and Notre Dame...

NC State Defeats Wake Forest at Home

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February 22, 2018

After the Wake Forest Demon Deacons fell to the NC State Wolfpack, 90-84, Coach Danny Manning summed up the home performance last Saturday stating: “We did some okay things, but we got to do better.”  While...

An Unpredictable Week of Upsets and Shifts for the ACC

Ethan Hyman/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS
February 15, 2018

The recurring inconsistency among the AP Top 25 NCAA Men’s Basketball rankings this season was illuminated more in the happenings of this past weekend, particularly in how Virginia Tech upset in-state...

Deacons Defeat Georgia Tech to Snap Losing Streak

Betsy Mann/Old Gold & Black
February 15, 2018

“It’s nice to get a mark in the column that we want,” said coach Danny Manning following Wake Forest’s 79-62 victory over Georgia Tech.“We’re happy about that.” The Deacs ended a three-game...

Analytics Show John Collins’ Success in the NBA

Photo Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletic Communications
February 8, 2018

Last season, seemingly out of nowhere, forward John Collins had the kind of breakout season that most sophomores only dream of. Finishing runner- up in ACC Player of the Year rankings, Collins averaged...

Mens’ Basketball Fights Hard Against Clemson

Photo Courtesy of Betsy Mann
February 8, 2018

The phrase, “so close, yet so far” often comes to mind when thinking about Wake Forest Mens’ Basketball this season. In the home matchup versus No. 20 Clemson this past Saturday, the Demon Deacons...

ACC Continues to be a Basketball Powerhouse

Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS
February 8, 2018

It’s no secret that the Atlantic Coast Conference, more commonly known as the ACC, has consistently been one of the most competitive conferences of college basketball over the past few years. From the...

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