2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
3-4, 12th in ACC
3d

Jones, No. 16 Louisville beat Wake Forest 77-65

— Carlik Jones scored a season-high 23 points to help No. 16 Louisville beat Wake Forest 77-65 on Wednesday night, extending the Cardinals' best start in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

4d

Courtside: Greg Gard on cussing in an empty gym and his players ignoring him. Plus, The Bachelor's Matt James and Bachelorette runner-up Tyler Cameron

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with Wisconsin head coach Greg Gard to discuss how he turned around the 2019-2020 season, how last season’s turnaround factored into his decision to keep his players off campus, D'Mitrik Trice’s clutch play, the patience of his big men and cussing during a game in an empty gym. Then, The Bachelor Matt James and The Bachelorette runner-up Tyler Cameron stop by to talk about having dinner at the Greenberg’s, Matt watching the show with his mom, drinking a plane dry on Tyler’s season, smoothing over awkward silence with a kiss, how their sports backgrounds come into play while taping the show and their nonprofit ABC Food Tours (27:00).

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25d

Wake's Ingraham still recovering, out for season

Wake Forest says redshirt freshman Tariq Ingraham is out for the season as he recovers from COVID-19, while graduate transfer Ian DuBose is out indefinitely for medical reasons.

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40d

Wake Forest-VMI off due to positive virus tests

Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes said the Demon Deacons' men's basketball game against VMI on Dec. 21 is "not going to happen'' as the program deals with coronavirus issues.

60d

Courtside: The guys preview the ACC and SEC. Plus, they talking to Roy Williams and Eric Musselman

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast by previewing the ACC, talking about the lack of star-power in the league, the chasm between the top teams and everyone else and if this will be a historically bad season for the conference. Then, North Carolina’s Roy Williams stops by to get into what he learned what he learned after finishing last in the ACC, his team’s strengths and weaknesses, and his thoughts on playing the NCAA Tournament in one location (25:43). Next, it’s SEC preview time with the guys debating whether Tennessee or Kentucky is the class of the league, throwing a sock at LSU, weighing if Florida is primed for a bounce back year, and worry for Georgia (47:52). Finally, Arkansas’ Eric Musselman hops on to discuss his array of masks, the impact of adding three grad transfers to his team, implementing the Milwaukee Bucks offense and getting bullied by his wife on Twitter (1:06:13).

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114dJonathan Givony

British guard Hildreth commits to Wake Forest

Cameron Hildreth, one of the top international basketball recruits committing to the college route in the Class of 2021, has committed to Wake Forest, he told ESPN on Thursday.

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135dJohn Gasaway

Can Steve Forbes' blueprint save Wake Forest and disrupt the ACC?

Former East Tennessee State coach Steve Forbes brings a history of winning to Winston-Salem. But will that be enough to pluck the Demon Deacons out of the depths of the ACC and send them back to the NCAA tournament?

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177d

Ex-WF assistant avoids jail time for fatal punch

Jamill Jones, a former Wake Forest assistant basketball coach, got three years probation, community service and a fine for fatally punching a man in August 2018.

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184dJeff Borzello

Winners and losers of college basketball's transfer season

Lots of players moved destinations this offseason. Here are the programs that fared the best on the college basketball free-agent market and those that saw a slew of unforeseen departures.

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247d

Ex-UNLV guard Antonio headed to Wake Forest

Jonah Antonio, a 6-foot-5 guard who was a part-time starter for UNLV last season, announced he will join Wake Forest as a graduate transfer.

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255dJeff Borzello and Jonathan Givony

Sarr opts for Kentucky, says fit better than Wake

Center Olivier Sarr said it came down to Kentucky or staying at Wake Forest, but ultimately the 7-footer chose the Wildcats because it "was the best fit and the best opportunity for me."

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255dMyron Medcalf

New Wake coach knocks UK academics in pitch

Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes said he asked Olivier Sarr why he'd want to get his degree "at a place like Kentucky" when he could stay with the Demon Deacons. Sarr, who averaged 13.7 points and 9.0 rebounds last season, has entered the transfer portal.

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260dJeff Borzello

Wake Forest's Sarr entering transfer portal

Wake Forest center Olivier Sarr tells ESPN he plans to enter the transfer portal, following the firing of coach Danny Manning.

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.4212th
Rebounds Per Game31.4358th
Assists Per Game12.3269th
Points Allowed67.0

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record28-23
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances23