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WAKE FOREST RUMORS & GOSSIP

Konstantinos Mitoglou officially signs with Wake Forest

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 Thursday through Aug. 3 in Konya, Turkey. “We are excited to welcome Dinos into the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Triad Pro Am Summer League: 7/15 Recap

A rundown of tonight's Triad Pro Am summer league action featuring several Wake Forest players. Aaron Rountree Tree was arguably the most impressive Deacon on the night. He had the stamina to play at an intense level for two consecutive games. By my count, he finished the first game with 32 points, 7 rebounds and five assists. What was most promising for Deacon fans tonight...
Via SCACC Hoops
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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
14 days 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
15 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
17 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
17 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
21 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
June 21, 2014  |  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

Revised schedule announced for Skip Prosser Classic

Press release from Xavier Athletics:  CINCINNATI --- Wake Forest University and Xavier University announced today that the schools have developed a revised schedule for the Skip Prosser Classic, which honors the late former head coach of both institutions. Wake Forest and Xavier will meet two years in a row beginning in the 2015-16 season followed by a two-year break. That agreement...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Basketball Commit Shelton Mitchell Is Released From His Letter Of Intent

While most believe that Wake Forest’s move to fire Jeff Bzdelik and hire Danny Manning was a positive, there is almost always some fall-out from coaching changes. Today, it appears that one Wake Forest signee will look elsewhere, after the coach he was committed to was let go. Three star point guard Shelton Mitchell has reportedly been released from his letter of intent. That’s...
Via College Spun
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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 Forest from 2001 to 2004, at which point the now 44-year-old developed relationships with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest President Upset About Students Rolling The Quad Following Bzdelik Firing

Yesterday we brought you pictures from the Wake Forest quad after the announcement that unpopular basketball coach Jeff Bzdelik had been fired by the school. Some Wake students celebrated the decision by “rolling” the quad, a tradition generally reserved for big victories by the Demon Deacon teams. Today, Wake Forest’s President Nathan O. Hatch sent a message to the University...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Wake Forest RB Josh Harris' Stock is On The Rise

Wake Forest running back Josh Harris hasn't created any real buzz as an NFL prospect this offseason, and rightfully so.He was nearly declared inelligible for his senior season according to Chip Patterson of CBSSports.com, and Harris has suffered a number of injuries throughout his collegiate career.As if the injuries and academic struggles weren't enough, Harris only rushed...
Via Football Nation
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WSSU's Fields Impresses At Wake Forest's Pro Day

Former WSSU linebacker Carlos Fields ran an impressive 40 yard dash time at Wake Forest's Pro Day. (WSSU photo)Winston-Salem State linebacker Carlos Fields is one of hundreds of former college football players looking to land on an NFL roster. If his reported 40 Yard Dash time is accurate, he may have just helped his chances. NFL Draft analyst Tony Pauline reports Fields ran...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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