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'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

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"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

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Junior guard Hunter Sallis drives to the rim against Charleston Southern. Sallis finished Friday’s game with 12 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists.

MBB overcomes first-half struggles to beat Charleston Southern

Cooper Sullivan, Sports Editor November 25, 2023

Heavy plates of mashed potatoes and gravy were still sitting in Wake Forest’s stomachs as they started Friday afternoon’s game against Charleston Southern. Wake Forest was sluggish, lethargic and losing...

Junior guard Hunter Sallis (No. 23) drives into the lane against a Towson defender. Sallis had 24 points en route to a 71-61 win (Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics).

Miller, Sallis lead men’s basketball to bounce-back win

Sean Kennedy, Assistant Sports Editor November 20, 2023

If there was one way to represent Wake Forest’s 71-61 win over Towson (2-4), it would be with a simple phrase: “The Changing of the Guards.” Each of the first four games of the season has been...

Hunter Sallis rises for a shot over a Utah defender. The junior guard finished the night with a 
career-high 20 points, two rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block. (Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics)

Men’s basketball faces tall test, lose to Utah 77-70

Sean Kennedy, Assistant Sports Editor November 19, 2023

Wake Forest lost in the first of three games in the Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic, falling to the Utah Utes, 77-70.  The Utes (35 KenPom, 80 NET), came into the preseason predicted seventh...

Cameron Hildreth puts up a falling shot while driving to the basket. The junior guard led all scorers with 33 points during Monday’s opener.

Men’s basketball rises from Phoenix’s ashes

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor November 8, 2023

The Demon Deacons (1-0, 0-0) welcomed fans to the regular season home opener on Monday night with a full-season experience in a single game as Wake Forest beat Elon (0-1, 0-0) by 23 after clawing back...

Head coach Steve Forbes speaks with a referee during a break in the Jan. 17, 2023, game against Clemson.

Men’s basketball announces SEC scrimmage for cause close to home

Cooper Sullivan, Sports Editor October 4, 2023

Even though the games won’t count until November, Wake Forest men’s basketball will face one of its toughest tasks at the end of this month.  On Oct. 29, the Demon Deacons will host reigning SEC...

Jao Ituka takes the ball into the paint against Appalachian State on Dec. 14, 2022.

Ituka to miss 4-6 months with injury

Cooper Sullivan, Sports Editor September 19, 2023

Wake Forest point guard Jao Ituka will miss the beginning of the 2023-24 men’s basketball season with a knee injury, Head Coach Steve Forbes announced on Friday, Sept. 15.  Ituka will be out 4-6...

Bobi Klintman takes the ball into the paint against NC State.

Bobi Klintman declares for the 2023 NBA Draft

Avikar Khakh, Staff Writer April 7, 2023

Yesterday afternoon, Wake Forest freshman Bobi Klintman announced his decision to declare for the 2023 NBA Draft while also retaining his eligibility to return to Wake Forest.  Klintman is an extremely...

From right to left, Grant van Beveren, Daivien Williamson and Tyree Appleby pose before their final home game as Demon Deacons.

Thank you, seniors

Sean Kennedy, Assistant Sports Editor March 15, 2023

DAIVIEN WILLIAMSON Daivien Williamson has been the true embodiment of one of Steve Forbes’ team mottos, “Gritty, Grimey, Tough, Together.” Williamson has been through thick and thin with Forbes...

Davien Williamson makes a game-winning shot for Wake Forest against Syracuse.

Men’s basketball wins an ACC Tournament game, but season ends in Greensboro

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor March 14, 2023

The Demon Deacons (19-14, 10-10) earned their first ACC Tournament win since 2017 with a 77-74 victory versus Syracuse (17-15, 10-10) this past Wednesday but couldn’t stack wins in the quarterfinal match...

Graduate transfer Tyree Appleby, one of Wake Forests senior night honorees, puts up a jump shot.

Eagles prey on men’s basketball senior night

Aaron Nataline, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

Tuesday night’s contest displayed why teams honor their seniors before their last home game commences. After celebrating senior Grant van Beveren and graduates Tyree Appleby and Daivien Williamson’s...

Cam Hildreth shoots a layup.

Men’s basketball goes 1-1 in critical homestand

Sean Kennedy & Aaron Nataline, Assistant Sports Editor & Sports Editor February 27, 2023

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