WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS NEWS

Wake Forest Releases Non-Conference Schedule

The Danny Manning era will kick off on November 7 when the Demon Deacons face off against Young Harris in an exhibition game. The first official game of the regular season is on November 14th against intra-state rival UNC Asheville. Following the Bulldogs, the Deacs take the road to play Tulane in New Orleans on the 17th before taking part in the Roundball Showcase, featuring...
Via SCACC Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

For better or worse: Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Last season the Wake Forest Demon Deacons went 4-8 in Jim Grobe’s final season. Their two conference wins came against Maryland and NC State and their worst loss came at the hands of Louisiana-Monroe. Dave Clawson, from Bowling Green, has replaced Grobe. Will Wake be better or worse than they were last season? First let’s take a look at the schedule…. 8/28 vs Louisiana-Monroe...
Via College Football Zealots
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Triad Pro Am Summer League Details

It's been nearly four months, but Wake Forest basketball has finally returned. The Triad Pro Am Summer League begins tonight and we have the info on the rosters, schedule & location. Admission and parking are both free. Blogger So Dear will have coverage in the event that you are unable to attend the games. All games will take place at the Gateway YWCA, which is located...
Via SCACC Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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 professional following his stint with the Greek club Aris BC. He averaged 5.8 points and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kostas Mitoglou Commits to Wake Forest Basketball

Class of 2014 Greek player Kostas Mitoglou has reportedly committed to Danny Manning to play basketball for Wake Forest. Kostas Mitoglou, a 6'10" 18 year old international from Greece, has reportedly committed to play basketball at Wake Forest under Danny Manning according to EuropeanProspects.com. Mitoglou is a member of the class of 2014 and will have the traditional...
Via SCACC Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Cavanaugh Transferring to George Washington

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 has heard from several schools, including Dayton, Butler, Colorado, Providence, Oregon...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Cavanaugh Transfers to George Washington

Tyler Cavanaugh announced on Twitter that he has transferred to George Washington. The former Wake Forest forward chose the Colonials over Butler and Dayton. Cavanaugh averaged 8.8 points and 3.8 rebounds per game last season, and  he was expected to be a strong contributor for Wake Forest in Danny Manning's first season. Excited to join the buff and blue! I am a Colonial...
Via SCACC Hoops
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sportsbook Bovada Posts ACC Championship Odds For All 14 Teams

We’re less than two months away from the kickoff of the college football season, and Sportsbook Bovada has released odds on each conference championship. Florida State comes in as heavy favorites to repeat, while Wake Forest falls in way behind the rest of the league. Florida State: 2/5Miami: 11/2Virginia Tech: 10/1Clemson: 12/1Duke: 15/1Louisville: 15/1North Carolina: 15/1Georgia...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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, as he searched his conscience and considered his future, he decided Wake no longer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-star 2015 Center Doral Moore has Kentucky in Top Five

2015 center Doral Moore has trimmed his list to just five schools and Kentucky is still in the mix. Also included on Moore’s list are Florida, Illinois, Ohio State and Wake Forest. All of the schools on his list have offered except for Kentucky. It wouldn’t seem that a Cats offer is in Moore’s near future either as Calipari and company are in hot pursuit of a slew of other...
Via Kentucky Recruits
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cheyenne Woods Eyes Major Impression at U.S. Women’s Open

Cheyenne Woods enjoys a fervent following at just about any tournament she plays. Something about that surname of hers.Yet there are a few more fans in her pack this week at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open in Pinehurst, N.C. The resort’s famed No. 2 course sits 90 minutes down Interstate 74 from Winston-Salem, home of Wake Forest University, where Woods starred for four years.“I’ve...
Via Back9Network
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan: The Greatest Wake Forest Player of All-Time

Last year, Joe Posnanski wrote a remarkable piece on Tim Duncan labeling him simply, a "metronome of excellence." The apt description tells you not only everything you need to know about Duncan's basketball ability, but also the reverence basketball fans across the country have for the big man. Duncan, who graduated from Wake Forest in 1997, has been the foundation...
Via SCACC Hoops
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Tyler Cavanaugh Leaving Wake Forest

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 (6'9"), Cavanaugh spent a solid amount of time on the perimeter and attempted...
Via SCACC Hoops
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Tyler Cavanaugh Leaving Wake Forest

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 (6'9"), Cavanaugh spent a solid amount of time on the perimeter and attempted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC Countdown: No. 13 Wake Forest

From a talent perspective -- especially on offense -- Wake Forest is probably the worst team in the league. But the Deacons have a brand-new head coach in Dave Clawson and a defense that is actually pretty good. Will that mean much in the Atlantic Division, especially when they can't score points? Probably not, but it's something to build on for the future for Clawson and...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor: Cornelius Hudson is Headed to Wake Forest to Play Basketball

There is a rumor that Cornelius Hudson could be headed to play basketball for Wake Forest. San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree is Hudson's older brother and tweeted the following earlier today: LODB @CRAB_2x Shout out to my baby bro!! Going to Wake Forest this year!! Time to ball.. — Michael Crabtree (@KingCrab15) June 10, 2014 Why this rumor makes sense...
Via SCACC Hoops
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie UDFA RB Josh Harris looking for playing time

When asked about the running backs at the Dallas Cowboys rookie mini-camp a few weeks ago, Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones didn’t hesitate saying, “I was really impressed with the running back from Wake Forest here today.” The Wake Forest running back Jones was referring to is undrafted free agent rookie Josh Harris. The 5-9 206 pound 23 year old Harris averaged...
Via cover32
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

More opponent previews and other links

USA Today previewed NC State. I was surprised by how bad NC State was last year, so I don't know if we can count on a rebound season this year. Bill Connelly at SBNation started publishing his ACC previews, including future opponents Wake Forest and Syracuse.ESPN thinks November will be the toughest part of the schedule.USA Hockey invited Demko to its United States National Junior...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 80 Wake Forest Demon Deacons season preview

The Jim Grobe era has come to an end after five consecutive losing seasons, and former Bowling Green coach Dave Clawson has been asked to turn the Wake Forest program around. Clawson, who compiled a 18-8 record his last two seasons, inherits 16 starters and will have his new squad ready for ACC conference play this fall.  Wake Forest will sport a new-look offense due to the departures...
Via College Football Universe
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Another game-changing package deal in 2016's Giles and Tatum

Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum are two of the top players in the 2016 class. They are a good tandem on the court, as seen by their play together for the USA team, and are great friends off the court. While a package deal is not 100%, Giles and Tatum have begun talking about a package deal for college. While package deals do not always work out as planned, we recently saw one...
Via SCACC Hoops
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Johnson Interview | Wake Forest Cornerback

DraftSeason: What is your number 1 personal goal on the football field for the upcoming season? Kevin Johnson: I would say my number one personal goal would be to grab 8 INTs this season. DraftSeason: Greatest strength and weakness as a cornerback? Kevin Johnson: My greatest strength as a corner is my speed and agility, my weakness would be that I can get stronger in the weight...
Via DraftSeason
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Top unsigned PG Shelton Mitchell picks Vandy

Vanderbilt added 6′-3″ point guard Shelton Mitchell of Oak Hill Academy (VA), via North Carolina, on Friday to their 2014 recruiting class. Mitchell was the sole remaining unsigned top-100 prospect nationally. Wake Forest’s loss in the Commodores’ gain, as Mitchell re-opened his commitment after the dismissal of former Demon Deacons head coach Jeff Bzdelik. Mitchell is one ...
Via Hoopniks
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Shelton Mitchell Commits To Vanderbilt

Shelton Mitchell has committed to Vanderbilt as a member of the 2014 incoming class. The 6-foot-3 point guard had previously signed with Wake Forest before choosing the Commodores over Missouri and Cal. Mitchell is rated as a four-star recruit. He will be the fourth guard in Vanderbilt's 2014 class.
Via RealGM
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Graduate transfer, Darius Leonard commits to Wake Forest

Darius Leonard has committed to Danny Manning and Wake Forest, according to Evan Daniels of Scout.com. Leonard chose Wake Forest over Virginia Tech, Miami, Drexel & Marquette. Darius has already received his undergraduate degree from Campbell, so he will be eligible to play immediately. He tweeted, "I feel Wake Forest University is the best place for me to continue...
Via SCACC Hoops
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest transfer Moto headed to Towson

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
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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