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Junior Guard Chaundee Brown Declares for NBA Draft

Junior Guard Chaundee Brown Declares for NBA Draft
April 17, 2020

Junior guard Chaundee Brown announced his intentions to enter the 2020 NBA Draft Wednesday afternoon. The Orlando, FL native averaged 12 points and 6.5 rebounds in 23 games over the 2019-20 season. Brown...

Virtual Games and Innovative Ideas Are Helping The NBA Stay Relevant

Virtual Games and Innovative Ideas Are Helping The NBA Stay Relevant
April 13, 2020

The NBA season has been suspended since March 12 and NBA fans are very much feeling the withdrawal. As of the writing of this article, the future of the 2019-2020 season is unclear and many questions...

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...

Deacons Land Houston Baptist Graduate Transfer

Deacons Land Houston Baptist Graduate Transfer
April 1, 2020

On Monday night, Houston Baptist graduate transfer Ian DuBose committed to play for Wake Forest men’s basketball. As a graduate transfer, DuBose will have one year of eligibility and will be able to...

NBA Teams Join Forces To Compensate Arena Workers

NBA Teams Join Forces To Compensate Arena Workers
March 26, 2020

The recent outbreak of the ultra-contagious coronavirus has brought the sports world to an abrupt and grinding halt. The virus has torn its way through several continents, leaving widespread fear and panic...

ACC Tournament Cut Short Amid COVID-19 Concerns

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA - MARCH 12: The Florida State Seminoles, lead by Head coach Leonard Hamilton (L), are presented with the regular season trophy following the cancelation of the remainder of the 2020 Men's ACC Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 12, 2020 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The cancelation is due to concerns over the possible spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images/TNS)
March 16, 2020

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Shoes squeaked and crowds roared on Tuesday as the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Tournament began with a matchup between the Wake Forest Demon...

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,...

Women’s Basketball Looks Towards ACC Tourney

Women’s Basketball Looks Towards ACC Tourney
March 5, 2020

As the lights went out after Senior Night on Feb. 27 at the LJVM Coliseum, another basketball season was in the books for the ladies of Demon Deacons Basketball.  Led by Wake Forest alum Jen Hoover,...

NCAA Basketball: Flyers Continue Magical Season

NCAA Basketball: Flyers Continue Magical Season
February 27, 2020

Most often, the city of Dayton, Ohio, has little cause for excitement. As a Dayton native, I’ve seen my city gripped relentlessly by the vices of heroin and opioid addiction, poverty and unemployment....

Players To Watch After NBA All-Star Break

The Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins (22) in the second quarter against the Atlanta Hawks at Target Center in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
February 27, 2020

It’s the NBA’s annual All-Star Break, which typically marks the beginning of the final third of the regular season. Since the trade deadline passed on Feb. 6, it’s officially time to put up or shut...

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...

NBA: New All-Star Game Format Turns Heads

Giannis Antetokounmpo of Team Giannis dribbles past LeBron James of Team LeBron in the first quarter of the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. [JOHN J. KIM/CHICAGO TRIBUNE]
February 20, 2020

The NBA’s finest were gathered in Chicago’s United Center over the weekend for the annual All-Star game. The game itself was the culmination of an entire weekend of pageantry and showmanship, boasting...

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