WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest's tendency to play down to its opponent reappeared Saturday evening as the Demon Deacons dropped its 8th game in the last nine outings, this time 80-72 to Boston College. The Deacs were out-rebounded by double-digits once again, this time to a foe ranked last in the ACC in the rebounding category.
At one point, the Eagles scored on 11 straight...
CLEMSON - There’s no getting around it. Tuesday night’s loss at Wake Forest dealt a serious blow to Clemson’s NCAA Tournament hopes.
Wake Forest and Boston College will face off on Saturday afternoon in another historic installment of #therivalry.
Wake Forest and Boston College is perhaps the most under-publicized rivalry in college athletics. Last season the two schools played on February 13th, which was the same night as Duke-North Carolina. Coincidence? I think not. This storied rivalry dates back for nearly...
Duke doesn't have any more point guards. What the seventh-ranked Blue Devils do have are three tall seniors - and the formula to beat Wake Forest every time they play.
Duke pulled away for its 40th straight win over the Demon Deacons on Thursday night, beating them 71-56.
And each of the Blue Devils' three active seniors came up big in their final regular-season game at...
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Wake Forest thought it had the formula - and the confidence - to end one of the nation's longest in-conference losing streaks.
But the Demon Deacons simply didn't have enough shot-makers to finally beat Duke.
ACC scoring leader Dearica Hamby had 20 points but No. 7 Duke beat Wake Forest for the 40th straight time, 71-56 on Thursday night.
Chelsea Douglas finished with...
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Embattled Wake Forest coach Jeff Bzdelik was relieved Tuesday night when the Deacons turned up the gas on the defensive end and went hard to the glass in the second half to shade the Clemson Tigers, 62-57, in Winston-Salem. Wake hit an 13-2 run midway through the second half to take a 55-46 lead with 3:56 remaining on a layup...
Clemson needed a win last night to keep their resume clean, but instead lost at Wake Forest 62-57. The Demon Deacons have been a tough team at home for most of the year, but the selection committee likely will look at this poor loss. Oddly enough, it was the Clemson defense that let down the Tigers on Tuesday night. Clemson allowed Wake Forest to shoot 55% from the floor, 67...
Clemson led 44-42 in the second half but Wake Forest produced a 13-2 run to take control in a 62-57 win over the Tigers on Tuesday at Lawrence Joel Coliseum.
CLEMSON - With a win at Wake Forest on Tuesday night, Clemson will tie the school record of five ACC road victories.
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Both the Miami Hurricanes and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons came into Sunday afternoon’s game 5-8 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. However it was the Hurricanes that came out on top with a 72-64 victory lead by freshman Adrienne Motley’s 15 points.
Miami (14-13, 6-8 ACC) started off with an easy layup by Suriya McGuire. Unfortunately, the rest of the half was...
Wake Forest has now lost seven straight games and is currently 14-13 (4-10 ACC) after starting the season 14-6 (4-3). In a column following a 105-72 dismantling at the hands of in-state rival North Carolina Tar Heels, you might think I would focus on things like the 33-point margin of victory, allowing 1.44 points/possession, getting outrebounded by 12, or Jeff Bzdelik'...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – When asked his team’s 82.8 percent shooting from the free throw line in Saturday’s win over Wake Forest, UNC head coach Roy Williams pointed in jest to the stars and the moon being aligned appropriately. In reality, there’s a little more to the recent charity surge than just astronomy.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Inside Carolina's postgame coverage includes video and a transcript of head coach Roy Williams's postgame press conference following UNC's win over Wake Forest on Saturday.
Letdown? What letdown?
UNC, wearing classic uniforms from the era of Jordan, Worthy and Perkins put on a performance reminiscent of those days. The Heels scored 52 points in the first have then exceeded it by one in the second to beat Wake Forest 105-72. It is UNC's 20th win of the season and the 10th in ACC play. The Heels have now won nine in a row.
Heading into this game there...
The Tar Heels only get about 36 hours to recover from their exhausting rivalry battle, as Wake Forest comes to Chapel Hill on Saturday. UNC enters the game having won eight in a row, while WFU has lost six in a row. Tip-off at the Smith Center is set for noon and will be televised by the ACC Network.
Jewell Loyd had 29 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 2 Notre Dame overcame its own poor shooting to beat Wake Forest 86-61 on Thursday night and remain undefeated.
Jewell Loyd had 29 points and 10 rebounds and No. 2 Notre Dame overcame its own poor shooting to beat Wake Forest 86-61 on Thursday night and remain undefeated.
Kayla McBride added 19 points and Taya Reimer 10 for the Fighting Irish (26-0, 13-0), who shot just 39.4 percent from the field (28 of 71) and made only 3 of 16 3-pointers.
However, Notre Dame overcame one of its worst...
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Brother Rice (Mich.) class of 2015 four-star quarterback Alex Malzone visited Wake Forest today and received an offer, his first from a BCS program, and also went to North Carolina State. He talks about those visits and more here.
Welcome to our next edition of "The Five," where we take a look at five trends from Maryland's 71-60 victory against Wake Forest Feb. 18 at the Comcast Center.
The Maryland Terrapins started off sluggish, but then outscored the Demon Deacons by 19 over the final 30 minutes en route to a 71-60 win in what was the final ACC regular season matchup between these two schools. This was Maryland's eighth consecutive victory over the Demon Deacons, which is the longest in this series' history--a series that dates back to the ACC'...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – It wasn’t the most aesthetically pleasing performance Feb. 18 at the Comcast Center, but Maryland (15-12, 7-7 ACC) did end its two-game losing streak with a 71- 60 victory against a struggling Wake Forest (14-12, 4-9) squad that has now lost six in a row.
Wake Forest at Maryland 2/18/2014 7:00:00 PM | TV:RSN | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation StatsThis game has been simulated 81 times.MD (2014) has won 65 times (80.2% of the time), won by > 20 pts 17 times (21.0% of the time)WF (2014) has won 16 times (19.8% of the time), won by > 20 pts 1 times (1.2% of the time)The average score is MD (2014): 73.9 - WF (2014): 64...
Maryland (14-12, 6-7 ACC) takes on Wake Forest (14-11, 4-8) at home Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.
COLLEGE PARK, Md.--Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon reflects on Saturday's loss to Duke, he talks about facing Wake Forest on Tuesday, and more.
Ian Miller scored a career-high 25 points, and Florida State overcame a large first-half deficit to defeat Wake Forest 67-60 on Saturday night.
Aaron Thomas added 19 points and 14 rebounds for the Seminoles (15-10, 6-7 ACC), who registered their first road win since posting a 63-53 victory at Miami on Jan. 15.
Wake Forest (14-11, 4-8 ACC) took control with a 12-0 run, as Coron...
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