Wake Forest Rumors & News

  • North Carolina State 99, Wake Forest 88

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- Junior guard Anthony Barber, the Atlantic Coast Conference scoring leader, poured in 30 of his career-high 38 points in the second half as North Carolina State defeated Wake Forest 99-88 on Saturday afternoon at PNC Arena. N.C. State has won the last 11 home meetings with..." February 13

  • Wake Forest guards Cornelius Hudson and Rondale Watson suspended

    SI "Wake Forest head coach Danny Manning has suspended guards Cornelius Hudson and Rondale Watson, the school announced on Saturday. Both players will serve their suspensions at the start of the upcoming season for a violation of departmental rules. The specific violations were not disclosed,..." November 01

  • Wake Forest's leading scorer out 4-6 weeks with foot fracture

    CBS Sports "Wake Forest will likely be without its leading scorer for the start of the season. The school announced on Monday that senior guard Codi Miller-McIntyre will be out for four-to-six weeks after fracturing his foot. He underwent surgery on the foot over the past weekend. Miller-McIntyre is one..." October 19

  • 2016 center Sam Japhet-Mathias commits to Wake Forest

    Fay Observer "Class of 2016 center Sam Japhet-Mathias committed to Wake Forest on Tuesday. The 6-foot-11, 275-pound Japhet-Mathias, once a Class of 2017 prospect, moved to the United States from England last year and attended Vermont Academy. He has returned to England with plans to finish his prep career at..." September 30

  • Donovan Mitchell Commits to Wake Forest

    Blogger So Dear "Donovan Mitchell, a 6'8" forward out of California, verbally committed to Wake Forest today while on his official visit. To the best of my knowledge, this new was first reported by Michael Jennings of 247 Sports. Mitchell is a three-star recruit, and Rivals currently ranks him as the 148th best..." September 14

  • Wake Forest dismisses senior Madison Jones

    Fay Observer "Wake Forest has dismissed senior guard Madison Jones from the basketball team for a "violation of athletic department policy," the school announced Tuesday. A strong defender, Jones made six starts in 32 appearances as a junior, averaging 4.7 points and 3.0 assists in 21.0 minutes per..." August 25

  • Richard Washington commits to Wake Forest

    Fay Observer "Class of 2016 recruit Richard Washington Jr., a left-handed shooting guard, committed to Wake Forest on Saturday night. The news was first reported by Scout's Evan Daniels. The 6-foot-5, 175-pound Washington is a rising senior at the Walsingham Academy in Williamsburg, Virginia. Playing for..." August 04

  • Keyshawn Woods transfers to Wake Forest, picks Demon Deacons over Butler, Creighton

    Big East Coast Bias "Charlotte 49ers transfer Keyshawn Woods has chosen Wake Forest has his next destination. The Conference USA 3-point field goal percentage leader in 2014-15 is going 79 miles north to play with the Demon Deacons of the Atlantic Coast Conference, picking them over the Butler Bulldogs and..." June 09

  • Wake Forest suspends guard Jones

    Winston-Salem Journal "Madison Jones’ basketball career at Wake Forest will be on hold until Coach Danny Manning decides otherwise. Manning said Tuesday afternoon that Jones is suspended from all basketball-related activities for poor decisions. Manning declined to specify what rules were broken. “He’s an..." May 21

  • Madison Jones suspended from Wake basketball team

    Starnews Online "Wake Forest basketball coach Danny Manning announced Tuesday that guard Madison Jones has been suspended from all basketball-related activities. No reason for the action was given, but in a statement, Manning indicated that it is possible for the rising senior to return to the team by the start of..." March 24

  • Report: Wake Forest to lose two to transfer

    College Basketball Talk "Aaron Rountree and Daniel Green will both be transferring out of Wake Forest, according to a report from ESPN.com. Both will graduate after this semester and be eligible immediately wherever they end up. Green didn’t play a lot of minutes for the Demon Deacons, seeing action in just four games..." March 17

  • Report: Wake Forest transfer finds a new spot in the CAA

    College Basketball Talk "Wake Forest transfer Miles Overton has found a new home, as the sophmore guard will be heading to Drexel. The news of Overton’s transfer was first reported by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. The 6-foot-4 Overton is the son of former NBA veteran Doug Overton. During his sophomore season with the..." January 28

  • ACC cuts ties with ref Karl Hess

    ESPN "Veteran official Karl Hess has worked his final ACC basketball game. Hess, who has worked ACC games for more than 25 years, told ESPN that his comment made to Atlanta hotel magnate Mit Shah during Sunday's Louisville-Wake Forest game in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was made in jest. Shah,..." January 10

  • Deacons' Rountree has broken hand, will miss 4-6 weeks

    Winston-Salem Journal "Wake Forest will be even more short-handed after the loss of Aaron Rountree to a broken hand. Coach Danny Manning confirmed Friday that Rountree, a 6-8 forward from Wilson, broke his right hand in the Deacons’ victory over Bucknell on Dec. 22. Rountree is expected to miss four-to-six..." December 29

  • Wake Forest guard Mitchell Wilbekin suspended

    CBS Sports "Wake Forest freshman guard Mitchell Wilbekin has been suspended for up to six games due to an NCAA violation, the program announced Saturday, when Wilbekin will miss the Demon Deacons' game against Florida. The university will appeal the suspension. "We believe in Mitchell Wilbekin," Wake..." December 21

  • Wake Forest grants release to guard Miles Overton

    Fay Observer "Wake Forest sophomore guard Miles Overton will be transferring at the end of the fall semester. The school announced Tuesday afternoon that it had granted the 6-foot-4 Overton his release. Overton had played in seven of the Demon Deacons’ nine games this season, averaging 5.1 points off of the..." December 09

  • Brandon Childress Commits to Wake Forest

    Winston-Salem Journal "Former coach Dave Odom turned the fortunes of the Wake Forest basketball program around with considerable help from a guard named Childress. Almost 25 years later, current coach Danny Manning will attempt to do the same. Brandon Childress, the eldest son of Randolph Childress, has committed..." October 28

  • Danny Manning is already winning at Wake Forest

    SB Nation "It's hard to imagine how a coach with only two years of experience could take a school that's smothered by blue bloods and mired in a four-year streak of futility and make it a prime destination for recruits overnight. But that's exactly what Danny Manning seems to be doing at Wake Forest...." October 16

  • John Collins Commits to Wake Forest

    Blogger So Dear "Earlier this week it was Doral Moore who committed to Danny Manning and Wake Forest, and today it was reported by Jeff Goodman that 4-star John Collins has committed to the Deacs as well. Collins is listed at 6-8, 220 pounds by ESPN and chose Wake Forest over Miami, Tennessee and several other..." October 11

  • Wake Forest lands four-star big man Doral Moore

    CBS Sports "Danny Manning has earned the reputation of being one of the best coaches in the country at developing big men, and that was one of the attributes that made him attractive to Wake Forest. And now Manning has the high-ceiling big man he can help mold for the next few years. Top-60 prospect..." October 08

  • 2015 4-Star Point Guard Bryant Crawford Commits to Wake Forest

    Blogger So Dear "Danny Manning has landed his first commitment of the 2015 recruiting class. According to Alex Kline, of The Recruit Scoop, 4-star point guard Bryant Crawford has verbally committed to Danny Manning and Wake Forest University. Crawford is a 4-star prospect who attends Gonzaga High School in..." September 22

  • Hudson cleared to play for the Deacons

    Winston-Salem Journal "When Cornelius Hudson told Coach Danny Manning he wanted to play basketball at Wake Forest, he was willing to put his money where his mouth was. At least for a few days. Hudson, a 6-5 wing forward from Mansfield, Tex., will play for the Deacons this season after being approved by the NCAA..." September 10

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Konstantinos Mitoglou officially signs with Wake Forest

    Fay Observer "Greek forward Konstantinos Mitoglou has signed with Wake Forest to play basketball beginning in the 2014-15 season, coach Danny Manning announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-10, 225-pound Mitoglou, who is nicknamed Dinos, will represent Greece in this month’s U18 European Championship tournament from..." July 23

  • Wake Forest to add 6-foot-10 Kostas Mitoglou for 2014-15 season

    Fay Observer "Wake Forest has received a basketball commitment from Kostas Mitoglou, a 6-foot-10 forward from Greece. He will be available to play for the Demon Deacons during the 2014-15 season. Mitoglou, who turned 18 last month, has decided to attend college in the United States rather than compete as a..." July 07

  • Tyler Cavanaugh Transferring to George Washington

    Syracuse.com "Tyler Cavanaugh will continue his college basketball career at George Washington University. Cavanaugh sent a tweet about his decision on Thursday evening. Cavanaugh will have to sit out a season due to NCAA transfer rules. Tyler's father, John Cavanaugh, said earlier this month his son..." July 03

  • Tyler Cavanaugh gets release from Wake Forest, explains reasons for transfer

    Syracuse.com "Tyler Cavanaugh had been weighing a change since Wake Forest announced that its men's basketball coach had resigned. Jeff Bzdelik recruited the former Jamesville-DeWitt star and had developed a close relationship with the forward. And while Cavanaugh liked Bzdelik's replacement Danny Manning,..." June 21

  • Sources: Tyler Cavanaugh Leaving Wake Forest

    Blogger So Dear "Rising junior Tyler Cavanaugh will transfer from the Wake Forest basketball team According to sources close to the basketball team forward Tyler Cavanaugh will transfer from Wake Forest. Cavanaugh played 21 minutes a game last year, scoring 8.8 points per game and 3.8 rebounds. Despite his size..." June 14

  • Xavier, Wake Forest agree on new Skip Prosser Classic format

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Skip Prosser Classic has undergone a scheduling facelift. What started as a 10-year series between Xavier and Wake Forest basketball programs coached by the late Prosser has become a four-year scheduling loop with two years on and two years off starting in the 2015-16 season. Instead of..." May 22

  • Wake Forest transfer Moto headed to Towson

    CBS Sports "Wake Forest transfer Arnaud William-Adala Moto has committed to Towson, where he is expected to begin play during the 2015-16 season. He will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out next season. Moto averaged 6.9 points and 5.2 rebounds last year for the Demon Deacons" May 22

  • Point guard Mitchell Wilbekin commits to Wake Forest

    Fay Observer "Class of 2014 point guard Mitchell Wilbekin committed to Wake Forest on Monday, five days after fellow point guard Shelton Mitchell was granted a release from the letter of intent he had signed with Wake. Wilbekin, whose brother, Scottie, was the 2014 SEC Player of the Year as a Florida senior,..." May 06

  • Wake Forest sophomore Arnaud William Adala Moto to transfer

    Fay Observer "Wake Forest coach Danny Manning, who was hired earlier this month, announced Wednesday that sophomore forward Arnaud William Adala Moto has decided to transfer. The 6-foot-6 Adala Moto started 11 games during the 2013-14 season, averaging 6.9 points with 5.2 rebounds while contributing as a..." April 24

  • Danny Manning is leaving Tulsa to be the next coach at Wake Forest

    CBS Sports "Tulsa's Danny Manning has reached an agreement in principle to become Wake Forest's next head coach, a source told CBSSports.com early Friday. A formal announcement is expected soon. Manning, 47, spoke with Wake Forest officials earlier this week and visited the campus Wednesday, at which..." April 04

  • What went wrong with ACC hoops this season

    Fox Sports South "The numbers aren't pretty for the ACC, any way you slice it. A hoops-dominated conference that recently expanded in the hopes of becoming the nation's preeminent basketball league missed on that mark in Year 1. And it's been trending downward for quite some time. This marks the fourth..." April 02

  • Wake Forest has significant interest in Tulsa coach Danny Manning

    ESPN "Wake Forest has significant interest in Tulsa coach Danny Manning, sources told ESPN.com. It's still unclear where the former Kansas star, who went to the NCAA tournament in just his second season as the coach of the Golden Hurricane, sits on Wake athletic director Ron Wellman's wish list...." April 01

  • Xavier's Chris Mack emerges as legitimate target at Wake Forest

    CBS Sports "Xavier coach Chris Mack has emerged as a legitimate candidate to replace Jeff Bzdelik at Wake Forest, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Monday. Mack has made four NCAA Tournaments in five seasons at Xavier, including two Sweet 16s. He was previously an assistant under Skip Prosser at Wake..." March 25

  • Jeff Bzdelik out at Wake Forest

    CBS Sports "Jeff Bzdelik will not return as Wake Forest's men's basketball coach, a source confirmed to CBSSports.com on Thursday. An official announcement will be made at a 5 p.m. ET press conference. Bzdelik never won more than six ACC games or finished higher than ninth in the league in any of his..." March 20

  • Pittsburgh 84, Wake Forest 55

    ProSportsDaily "Lamar Patterson scored a game-high 24 points and dished out four assists as the Panthers rolled over the Demon Deacons in the second round of the ACC tournament at Greensboro, N.C. Talib Zanna contributed 17 points and nine rebounds for fifth-seeded Pittsburgh (24-8), which will play North..." March 14

  • Report: ACC finalizing deal to move tournament to Brooklyn

    CBS Sports "During conference realignment, there has always been the thought that the ACC would eventually move its conference tournament to Madison Square Garden. Even after the Big East and MSG extended their deal to 2026, the discussion was still there. According to a report late Thursday night by Pete..." March 14

  • Wake Forest 81, Notre Dame 69

    ProSportsDaily "Coron Williams made four 3-pointers en route to a season-high 25 points as the Demon Deacons defeated the Fighting Irish in the first round of the ACC tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Devin Thomas contributed 19 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as 12th-seeded Wake Forest (17-15) shot a..." March 13

  • Notre Dame Game Day: Last gasp starts vs. Wake

    Chicago Tribune "After exiting the Big East without a earning a conference title, Notre Dame will need a miracle run in the ACC tournament to earn the conference's automatic NCAA tournament bid. That bid starts today against Wake Forest, whose coach, Jeff Bzdelik, is on the hot seat. The chances of that..." March 12

  • Miami-Florida 69, Wake Forest 56

    ProSportsDaily "Garrius Adams scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Hurricanes pulled away from the visiting Demon Deacons in the second half. Rion Brown contributed 19 points for Miami (16-15, 7-11 ACC), which shot 52 percent from the field and had a 38-19 edge on the boards. Manu..." March 09

  • Deacs Deck Duke - Wake Forest beats #4 Duke 82-72

    Durham Herald-Sun "March is the month when college basketball teams strive to be their best. No. 4 Duke fell far short of that goal Wednesday night. The Blue Devils let a struggling Wake Forest team score 17 consecutive points during a second-half run that gave the Demon Deacons an 82-72 upset win in ACC..." March 06

  • Boston College 80, Wake Forest 72

    ProSportsDaily "Ryan Anderson had 24 points and seven rebounds as the visiting Eagles surprised the Demon Deacons. Olivier Hanlan scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half for Boston College (8-21, 4-12 ACC), which won for just the second time in its last nine games. Lonnie Jackson had 12 points and..." March 02

  • Wake Forest 62, Clemson 57

    ProSportsDaily "Devin Thomas and Tyler Cavanaugh scored 12 points apiece as the Demon Deacons held off the visiting Tigers in ACC play. Arnaud-William Adala Moto added 11 points, four rebounds and four assists for Wake Forest (15-13, 5-10), which snapped a seven-game losing streak. Codi Miller-McIntyre..." February 26

  • North Carolina 105, Wake Forest 72

    ProSportsDaily "Leslie McDonald led six players in double figures with 19 points and made 5-of-6 from 3-point range as the Tar Heels rolled over the visiting Demon Deacons for their ninth consecutive victory. Kennedy Meeks contributed 15 points and Brice Johnson chipped in with 14 for North Carolina (20-7,..." February 23

  • Parker, No. 11 Duke rout Wake Forest, 83-63

    Gaston Gazette "Any hints of a possible hangover or concerns about an emotional lull became nothing more than a speed bump for Duke. The 11th-ranked Blue Devils eventually found plenty of energy in dispatching Wake Forest 83-63 in Atlantic Coast Conference basketball Tuesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium...." February 05

  • Syracuse grinds its way past Wake Forest as Orange improves to 20-0

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse's 20-0 record might look perfect, but win No. 20 wasn't pretty. The 2nd-ranked Orange suffered through one of its worst shooting performances of the season but still managed to hold off Wake Forest 67-57 at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday night. Syracuse..." January 30

  • Syracuse will beware: Wake Forest is a difficult basketball team to beat at home

    Syracuse.com "Danger lurks in an unfamiliar basketball lair late Wednesday night. Syracuse will meet Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, where the Demon Deacons have won 13 straight home games dating to last season's finale. North Carolina has been a 2014 victim. So has Notre Dame. Last year, Wake knocked off..." January 28

  • Late rally not enough for Boston College

    Boston Herald "Boston College’s second-half surge was not enough as it fell for the seventh time in eight games with a 68-60 loss to Georgia Tech last night at Conte Forum. The Eagles trailed by 18 early in the second half and cut the deficit to a single point late, but Trae Golden scored nine of the Yellow..." January 23

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