Wake Forest Rumors & News

  • Wake Forest's John Collins to remain in NBA Draft

    ESPN "Wake Forest sophomore forward John Collins announced Wednesday that he will sign with an agent and remain in the NBA draft. The 6-foot-10 sophomore had previously stated that he would test the NBA draft process but not hire an agent. However, according to sources, he was comfortable with the..." April 13

  • Wake Forest's Collins to test draft waters

    Hoops Rumors "Wake Forest power forward John Collins will test the NBA draft waters this spring. Evan Daniels of Scout.com reports (via Twitter) that Collins will enter the draft, but won’t sign with an agent, giving him the option of withdrawing his name before May’s deadline. Collins, a sophomore, enjoyed..." March 23

  • Kansas State advances with 95-88 win over Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "DAYTON -- Kansas State coach Bruce Weber looked at the stats sheet Tuesday night and saw that his team had just shot 66 percent in an NCAA Tournament game. "I don't know if that's a record," Weber said. "But that's pretty good for any game, especially in an NCAA game on a neutral court."..." March 15

  • Virginia Tech knocks off Wake in ACC tourney

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- No. 7 seed Virginia Tech overcame a seven-point halftime deficit to knock off No. 10 seed Wake Forest 99-90 in the second round of Wednesday night's ACC Tournament. The Hokies will advance to Thursday's quarterfinals where they will face No. 2 seed Florida State at 7 p.m...." March 08

  • Crawford helps Wake Forest down Boston College

    The Sports Xchange "Bryant Crawford scored 20 points as 10th-seeded Wake Forest withstood a second-half surge from last-place Boston College before sprinting away with a 92-78 victory in the ACC Tournament's first round Tuesday afternoon at Barclays Center in New York. Wake Forest (19-12) will meet..." March 07

  • Crawford helps Wake Forest slay Virginia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Bryant Crawford scored 26 points and Wake Forest's offense clicked for most of the second half in an 89-84 victory against host Virginia Tech to end the regular season Saturday at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va. Austin Arians pumped in 15 points, Keyshawn Woods added 14 points, John..." March 04

  • Wake Forest upsets No. 8 Louisville

    The Sports Xchange "WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Wake Forest needed at least one notable victory on its portfolio to impress the NCAA Tournament committee, and the Demon Deacons came up with that Wednesday night. John Collins scored 25 points as Wake Forest secured a much-coveted result against a quality opponent by..." March 02

  • Wake Forest survives scare, comes back to beat Pitt

    The Sports Xchange "WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- John Collins scored in the lane on an offensive rebound with 17 seconds to play as Wake Forest completed a big comeback for a 63-59 victory against visiting Pittsburgh on Wednesday night at Lawrence Joel Coliseum. Michael Young missed a potential go-ahead 3-pointer for..." February 22

  • No. 12 Duke holds off Wake Forest behind Kennard's 23

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Even with six players scoring in double figures and breaking out from some recent low offensive numbers, it came down to defense for No. 12 Duke on Saturday. The Blue Devils thwarted three consecutive Wake Forest possessions in the final minute, pulling out a 99-94 victory..." February 18

  • Reed powers Clemson to rout of Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Marcquise Reed came off the bench to score 21 points as Clemson kept its flickering postseason hopes alive with a 95-83 ACC victory against Wake Forest on Tuesday night at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, S,C. The 95 points were the most scored in an ACC game in seven seasons..." February 14

  • Wake Forest rolls past N.C. State

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward John Collins scored 23 points, and Wake Forest blew out North Carolina State 88-58 on Saturday at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. Sophomore guard Keyshawn Woods finished with 19 points, including five 3-pointers, and sophomore guard Bryant Crawford added 16..." February 11

  • Colson powers Notre Dame past Wake Forrest

    The Sports Xchange "A big effort from junior power forward Bonzie Colson delivered a big win for Notre Dame. Colson scored a season-high 27 points with a game-high 16 rebounds, his 15th double-double to lead the unranked Irish to an 88-81 victory over Wake Forrest at Purcell Pavilion. Notre Dame improves..." February 07

  • Collins' double-double leads Wake Forest past Georgia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Center John Collins became the first Wake Forest player to score 20 points in six straight games since 1975 and led the Demon Deacons to an 81-69 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday at LJVM Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. The sophomore forward shot 7-for-12 from the field and added 10 rebounds..." February 04

  • Collins leads late surge, Wake Forest beats Boston College

    The Sports Xchange "John Collins scored 16 of his game-high 26 points in the final 8:28 of the second half to pace Wake Forest past Boston College 85-80 on Wednesday night at Conte Forum in Boston. Collins finished a point shy of his career high but tied a career mark with 16 rebounds. Bryant Crawford scored 15..." January 31

  • Kennard, No. 17 Duke rally past Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- With an unlikely chance to win based on how Saturday afternoon's game unfolded, Duke was going to get the ball to Luke Kennard on the final possession. It couldn't have worked out better for the No. 17 Blue Devils. Kennard's 3-point basket from the right wing..." January 28

  • Late 3-pointers push Syracuse past Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "Andrew White and Tyler Lydon connected on 3-pointers in the final 1:23 to lift Syracuse to an 81-76 win over Wake Forest on Tuesday night in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y. Lydon's 3-pointer gave the Orange a 76-73 lead, and Lydon, White and Taurean..." January 24

  • Wake Forest halts 25-game ACC road skid

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- John Collins scored 21 points as Wake Forest snapped a 25-game Atlantic Coast Conference road losing streak by defeating North Carolina State 93-88 on Saturday afternoon at PNC Arena. Keyshawn Woods chipped in 18 points, Bryant Crawford added 14, Mitch Wilbekin had 12 points..." January 21

  • Wake Forest turns back Miami

    The Sports Xchange "John Collins scored a career-high 27 points as Wake Forest build a large early lead and withstood a strong comeback from Miami before finishing with a 96-79 victory on Wednesday night at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. Miami pulled within six points in the final four minutes..." January 18

  • UNC survives scare from Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- North Carolina is going to have to find various ways to win and the No. 11 Tar Heels achieved that in somewhat scary fashion Wednesday night. Justin Jackson scored 19 points as North Carolina survived a big comeback from Wake Forest to claim a 93-87 victory at Lawrence..." January 11

  • Virginia bounces back, bumps off Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- After Virginia's loss to Pittsburgh on Wednesday, its second straight defeat, head coach Tony Bennett made it known to senior guard London Perrantes that his role was different this season. Bennett preached that Perrantes needed to take his team under his wing and lead them..." January 08

  • Wake Forest pulls away from Boston College

    The Sports Xchange "Wake Forest's John Collins scored 17 points as the Demon Deacons used a strong second half for a 79-66 victory against visiting Boston College on Tuesday night at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. Dinos Mitoglou poured in 15 points, Austin Arians had 12 and Bryant Crawford..." January 03

  • Clemson rallies to knock off Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "Clemson scored the game's last 15 points for a 73-68 victory against host Wake Forest in its Atlantic Coast Conference opener Saturday afternoon at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. Clemson's Marcquise Reed scored 21 points off the bench, converting a key four-point play in the..." December 31

  • No. 20 FSU tops Wake; Rathan-Mayes joins dad in 1,000-point club

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Just minutes after No. 20 Florida State sealed its 88-72 win against Wake Forest on Wednesday night, Seminoles guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes looked to the stands for his dad with tears in his eyes. He had good reason to be emotional: The father-son team had just made..." December 28

  • Strong second half lifts Wake Forest past LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Dinos Mitoglou scored a career-high 28 points, and Wake Forest used torrid second-half shooting to pull away from LSU for a 110-76 victory Thursday night at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. Mitoglou drained eight 3-point baskets to lead six players in double..." December 23

  • Crawford's shot gives Wake Forest the win

    The Sports Xchange "Bryant Crawford's 3-point basket with two seconds left broke a tie to give Wake Forest a 78-75 victory against host North Carolina-Greensboro on Friday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. Crawford dribbled toward the arc, then stepped back and took the long-range shot from the right wing...." December 09

  • Wake Forest wallops Charlotte

    The Sports Xchange "WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- John Collins scored 22 points and pulled in 15 rebounds as Wake Forest maintained a big lead throughout most of the game in pummeling Charlotte 91-74 Tuesday at Lawrence Joel Coliseum. Bryant Crawford's 15 points, Keyshawn Woods' 12 points and Dinos Mitoglou's 11..." December 06

  • Collins leads Wake Forest past Richmond

    The Sports Xchange "John Collins scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Wake Forest never trailed in a 75-67 victory over Richmond on Saturday at the Robins Center in Richmond, Va. The Demon Deacons (6-2) avenged a loss from last season, aided by a 45-31 edge in rebounding. Austin Arians' 15..." December 03

  • Northwestern pulls ahead late, tops Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "Bryant McIntosh broke a 53-53 tie with five straight points, giving Northwestern the lead for good in a 65-58 win on Monday night over Wake Forest in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. McIntosh, a junior point guard, also tacked on a 3-pointer from the left..." November 29