WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

McKie believes Wake Forest basketball poised for better days

Some summer vacation that was. A school's summer break used to be at least three months long, culminating in one reconvening of the masses some time in August. Not so for the men and women of Wake Forest basketball, who returned (or, for the freshmen, arrived) to campus last weekend and began classes on Monday. At least for the men, there is the distraction of the annual...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Man takes out ad calling for Wake Forest coach Jeff Bzdelik to be fired

This ad appeared in this week’s edition of Wake Forest’s student newspaper, the ‘Old Gold & Black’, reports USA Today. The angry fan who took out the ad is one of many calling for the school to basketball fire coach Jeff Bzdelik. It’s chock full of the woeful statistics on Bzdelik’s job, emploring AD Ron Wellman not to accept mediocrity. There’s also a website,...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Wake Forest fan takes out ad calling for Jeff Bzdelik’s firing

We know quite a few Wake Forest basketball fans, and none of them are enamored with Jeff Bzdelik. Not one is an apologist for the head coach. So it didn’t surprise us this morning when we learned that a group of fans took out an ad in the school newspaper, the Old Gold & Black, requesting that he be fired at the conclusion of the season. If you happen to frequent Twitter, you...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Sneak peek at Wake Forest's new basketball uniforms

The official Wake Forest Basketball Twitter account just tweeted these, which is the first look at the new Wake Forest basketball jerseys. There seem to be some subtle changes that I like, but overall they are the same. Sneak peek at the Deacs' new unis. More to come next week. pic.twitter.com/ysKXe0pB 13 Sep 12 I'm eager to see how the back...
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September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Wake Forest snares standout small forward Greg McClinton

Wake Forest joined the growing list of college basketball programs that landed their first recruit from the 2013 class in recent days, with the verbal commitment of 6′-6″ small forward Greg McClinton of Hargrave Military Academy (VA). McClinton is a North Carolina native that will be attending his final high school year at Hargrave Military, [...]
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June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Basketball: Building to Achieve

Often times, success requires sacrifice. Usually, that initial sacrifice leaves a lot of people unhappy. That is exactly what Wake Forest basketball is experiencing right now. The program is sacrificing short-term results for consistent and sustainable long-term success. It is a process that has a formula and requires time. The crucial components to this formula: patience...
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April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Wake Forest adds local guard Madison Jones to huge class

The 2012 recruiting class at Wake Forest was expected to be large, but with recent defections by Tony Chennault, Anthony Fields and Carson Desrosiers, the Demon Deacons had additional slots open up. With Saturday’s commitment by 6′-1″ point guard Madison Jones of Ravenscroft (NC), Wake Forest now has seven newcomers expected to fill out next [...] Related posts: Wake Forest...
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April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Fields & Desrosiers to transfer

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest head coach Jeff Bzdelik announced on Friday that sophomore center Carson Desrosiers and freshman guard Anthony Fields have decided to leave Wake Forest University and the Demon Deacon basketball program.
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March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Tony Chennault to Transfer

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest sophomore point guard Tony Chennault will leave Wake Forest University and the Demon Deacon basketball program following the conclusion of the spring semester, head coach Jeff Bzdelik announced on Tuesday.
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March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Wake Forest’s Chennault to transfer closer to Philadelphia

By Anthony Caruso III The Capital Sports Report Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer Tony Chennault wants to play closer to home. Chennault, who is a Wake Forest point guard, has decided to transfer at the end of the current semester. He attended Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School in Philadelphia. He is in his sophomore campaign, and started all 31 games for...
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March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Wake suspends C Walker for rest of season

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Wake Forest senior center Ty Walker has been suspended for the rest of the season. Coach Jeff Bzdelik said Friday that Walker violated an unspecified athletic department policy for players. The move ends the college career of one of the last players recruited by late coach Skip Prosser, who died in 2007. Walker, a 7-footer, started 13 of the 20 games...
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March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Wake Forest 93, NC Central 79

Travis McKie scored 25 points to lead five Wake Forest players in double figures, and the Demon Deacons pulled away in the second half to beat North Carolina Central 93-79 on Sunday night. C.J. Harris added 22 points, Nikita Mescheriakov 15, Tony Chennault 13 and Chase Fischer 10 for the Demon Deacons (3-0), who shot 60.6 percent (20 of 33) in the second half to break open a 35...
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November 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Wake Forest beats North Carolina Central 93-79

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Travis McKie scored 25 points to lead five Wake Forest players in double figures, and the Demon Deacons pulled away in the second half to beat North Carolina Central 93-79 on Sunday night. C.J. Harris added 22 points, Nikita Mescheriakov 15, Tony Chennault 13 and Chase Fischer 10 for the Demon Deacons (3-0), who shot 60.6 percent (20 of 33) in the second...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss

USC lands ex-Wake Forest G Terrell (AP)

Southern California has received signed national letters of intent from guard J.T. Terrell and forward Strahinja Gavrilovic to play basketball for the Trojans. Terrell is playing this season at Peninsula Junior College in Port Angeles, Wash., following his freshman year at Wake Forest. Gavrilovic is playing his senior year at La Jolla Prep near San Diego after coming from Serbia earlier this fall.
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November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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