Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball

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Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Basketball current event.svg 2019–20 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team
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University Wake Forest University
First season1906
All-time record1540–1240 (.553)
Head coach Danny Manning (5th season)
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Location Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Arena Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
(Capacity: 14,665)
Nickname Demon Deacons
ColorsOld Gold and Black [1]
         
Uniforms
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Alternate
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1962
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1939, 1961, 1962, 1977, 1984, 1996
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1953, 1961, 1962, 1977, 1984, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2004
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1977, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1939, 1953, 1961, 1962, 1977, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2017
Conference Tournament Champions
1953, 1961, 1962, 1995, 1996
Conference Regular Season Champions
1939, 1960, 1962, 1995, 2003

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team represents Wake Forest University in NCAA Division I college basketball and competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Wake Forest made the Final Four in 1962 and through the years, the program has produced many NBA players. The Demon Deacons have won the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament four times, in 1961, 1962, 1995, and 1996. Wake Forest's biggest rivalries are with the North Carolina Tar Heels, the Duke Blue Devils and the NC State Wolfpack. The most recent coach is Danny Manning, who was hired on April 4, 2014. [2]

Wake Forest University Private research university in Winston-Salem, NC, US

Wake Forest University is a private research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Founded in 1834, the university received its name from its original location in Wake Forest, north of Raleigh, North Carolina. The Reynolda Campus, the university's main campus, has been located north of downtown Winston-Salem since the university moved there in 1956. The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center campus has two locations, the older one located near the Ardmore neighborhood in central Winston-Salem, and the newer campus at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter downtown. The university also occupies lab space at Biotech Plaza at Innovation Quarter, and at the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials. The university's Graduate School of Management maintains a presence on the main campus in Winston-Salem and in Charlotte, North Carolina.

NCAA Division I highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association

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Contents

Coaches

Current coaching staff

Danny Manning basketball player

Daniel Ricardo Manning is an American college basketball coach and retired National Basketball Association player. He is the current men's head coach at Wake Forest. Manning played high school basketball at Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kansas, college basketball at The University of Kansas, and played in the NBA for 14 years. After retiring from professional basketball Manning became an assistant coach at his alma mater, the University of Kansas. He won the national championship with the Jayhawks in 1988 as a player, and again as an assistant in 2008. He is the all-time leading scorer in Kansas basketball history with 2,951 points. The next closest player to his point total is Nick Collison, who is 854 points behind Manning.

Randolph Childress American basketball player

Randolph Childress is an American former professional basketball player. He is currently an assistant coach for his alma mater, Wake Forest University.

Steve Woodberry basketball player

Steve Woodberry is a retired American basketball player who played professionally in the Australian National Basketball League and also in Europe. He played as a point guard, shooting guard and small forward. He is currently an assistant coach at Wake Forest University.

Former head coaches

Jeffrey Joseph Bzdelik is an American basketball coach who currently is the associate head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was head coach of the Denver Nuggets in the NBA for slightly over two seasons, from 2002 until he was fired near the end of 2004. He also served as a college head coach at Air Force, Colorado, and Wake Forest.

Dino Gaudio American basketball player-coach

Dino Joseph Gaudio is a former head men's basketball coach at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and a current college basketball assistant coach at the University of Louisville. He previously served as the head coach at the United States Military Academy and Loyola College in Maryland.

Skip Prosser American basketball player and coach

George Edward "Skip" Prosser was an American college basketball coach who was head men's basketball coach at Wake Forest University at the time of his death. He was the only coach in NCAA history to take three separate schools to the NCAA Tournament in his first year coaching the teams. In 21 years as a collegiate coach, he made 18 postseason appearances.

Facilities

Game day

Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum

The Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum [5] (also known as The Joel) is a 14,407-seat multi-purpose arena in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It was named after Lawrence Joel, an Army medic from Winston-Salem who was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1967 for action in Vietnam on November 8, 1965. The memorial was designed by James Ford in New York, and includes the poem "The Fallen" engraved on an interior wall. It is home to Wake Forest's men's and women's basketball teams, and is adjacent to the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds. The arena replaced the old Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum, which was torn down for the LJVM Coliseum's construction.

Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum

The Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum is a 14,407-seat multi-purpose arena, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Construction on the arena began on April 23, 1987 and it opened on August 28, 1989. It was named after Lawrence Joel, an Army medic from Winston-Salem who was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1967 for action in Vietnam on November 8, 1965. The memorial was designed by James Ford in New York, and includes the poem "The Fallen" engraved on an interior wall. It is home to the Wake Forest University Demon Deacons men's basketball and women's basketball teams, and is adjacent to the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds. The arena replaced the old Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum, which was torn down for the LJVM Coliseum's construction.

Arena enclosed area designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina City in North Carolina, United States

Winston-Salem is a city in and the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. With a 2018 estimated population of 246,328 it is the second largest municipality in the Piedmont Triad region, the fifth most populous city in North Carolina, the third largest urban area in North Carolina, and the eighty-ninth most populous city in the United States. With a metropolitan population of 676,673 it is the fourth largest metropolitan area in North Carolina. Winston-Salem is home to the tallest office building in the region, 100 North Main Street, formerly the Wachovia Building and now known locally as the Wells Fargo Center.

Banners hang in the rafters commemorating past players' retired numbers (including Chris Paul, Tim Duncan, and Randolph Childress) and the late Skip Prosser. There are also banners recognizing the Demon Deacons' past NCAA and ACC successes. The arena is home to the Screamin' Demon student section. Wake Forest's black and gold tie-dyed apparel and "Zombie Nation" were both implemented upon Prosser's arrival at Wake Forest.

Chris Paul American basketball player

Christopher Emmanuel Paul is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, an NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, two Olympic gold medals, and led the NBA in assists four times and steals six times. He has also been selected to nine NBA All-Star teams, eight All-NBA teams, and nine NBA All-Defensive teams.

Tim Duncan American basketball player

Timothy Theodore Duncan is an American professional basketball coach and former player who is an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA) He spent his entire 19-year playing career with the Spurs.

Practice

Miller Center

The Miller Center [6] is the basketball team's on-campus home. It houses the players' locker rooms, team meeting rooms, coaches' offices, and the Dave Budd Practice Gym. The players utilize the Miller Center for practice, meetings, academic work, and relaxing with their teammates.

The Dave Budd Practice Gym has a full-length court, six stand alone baskets, bleacher seating and banners honoring some of the best players to ever don the black and gold. The locker room includes a separate player lounge which features multiple large flat screen TVs, multiple entertainment systems (Blu-ray, streaming software, and gaming systems) plus the latest video software, as well as dedicated equipment and training rooms.

Sports Performance Center

On March 5, 2014, Wake Forest announced a $7.5 million donation from WFU alum Bob McCreary ('61) towards a 95,000 square foot sports performance center. [7]

The Sports Performance Center is designed to meet the training needs of more than 350 student-athletes who compete in 18 sports. The building will be located on Wake Forest's main campus near the Miller Center. The building will house the football program's headquarters and will provide invaluable resources to the basketball program as well. The sports performance center will feature a very robust strength and conditioning facility that will provide all athletes ample room and equipment to maximize their training. Additionally, the new building will house a state of the art athlete nutrition program, which will provide all Wake Forest student-athletes with convenient access to nutritional resources and grab-and-go food options.

Postseason

NCAA tournament results

The Demon Deacons have appeared in the NCAA Tournament 23 times. Their combined record is 28–23.

YearSeedRoundOpponentResult
1939 Elite EightOhio StateL 52–64
1953 Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place
Holy Cross
Lebanon Valley
L 71–79
W 91–71
1961 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
St. John's
St. Bonaventure
Saint Joseph's
W 97–74
W 78–73
L 86–96
1962 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
National 3rd Place
Yale
Saint Joseph's
Villanova
Ohio State
UCLA
W 92–82OT
W 96–85OT
W 79–69
L 68–84
W 82–80
1977 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Arkansas
Southern Illinois
Marquette
W 86–80
W 86–81
L 68–82
1981 #4Second Round#5 Boston CollegeL 64–67
1982 #7First Round
Second Round
#10 Old Dominion
#2 Memphis State
W 74–57
L 55–56
1984 #4Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
#5 Kansas
# 1 DePaul
#2 Houston
W 69–59
W 73–71OT
L 63–68
1991 #5First Round
Second Round
#12 Louisiana Tech
#4 Alabama
W 71–65
L 88–96
1992 #9First Round#8 LouisvilleL 58–81
1993 #5First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#12 Chattanooga
#4 Iowa
#1 Kentucky
W 81–58
W 84–78
L 69–103
1994 #5First Round
Second Round
#12 College of Charleston
#4 Kansas
W 68–58
L 58–69
1995 #1First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#16 North Carolina A&T
#9 Saint Louis
#4 Oklahoma State
W 79–47
W 64–59
L 66–71
1996 #2First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
#15 Northeast Louisiana
#10 Texas
#6 Louisville
#1 Kentucky
W 64–50
W 65–62
W 60–59
L 63–83
1997 #3First Round
Second Round
#14 Saint Mary's
#6 Stanford
W 68–46
L 66–72
2001 #7First Round#10 ButlerL 63–79
2002 #7First Round
Second Round
#10 Pepperdine
#2 Oregon
W 83–74
L 87–92
2003 #2First Round
Second Round
#15 East Tennessee State
#10 Auburn
W 76–73
L 62–68
2004 #4First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#13 VCU
#12 Manhattan
#1 Saint Joseph's
W 79–78
W 84–80
L 80–84
2005 #2First Round
Second Round
#15 Chattanooga
#7 West Virginia
W 70–54
L 105–1112OT
2009 #4First Round#13 Cleveland StateL 69–84
2010 #9First Round
Second Round
#8 Texas
#1 Kentucky
W 81–80OT
L 69–90
2017 #11First Four#11 Kansas StateL 88–95

NIT results

The Demon Deacons have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) six times. Their combined record is 10–5. They were NIT champions in 2000.

YearRoundOpponentResult
1983 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Murray State
Vanderbilt
South Carolina
Fresno State
W 87–70
W 75–68
W 78–61
L 62–86
1985 First RoundSouth FloridaL 66–77
1998 First Round
Second Round
UNC Wilmington
Vanderbilt
W 56–52
L 72–68
1999 First Round
Second Round
Alabama
Xavier
W 73–57
L 87–76
2000 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals
Vanderbilt
New Mexico
California
NC State
Notre Dame
W 83–68
W 72–65
W 76–59
W 62–59
W 71–61
2006 First RoundMinnesotaL 58–73

Seasons

SeasonCoachOverallConferenceStandingPostseason
Independent(1905–1936)
1905–06J.R. Crozier3–3
1906–07J.R. Crozier4–0
1907–08J.R. Crozier8–3
1908–09J.R. Crozier6–1
1909–10J.R. Crozier1–0
1910–11J.R. Crozier8–7
1911–12J.R. Crozier9–6
1912–13J.R. Crozier9–7
1913–14J.R. Crozier10–7
1914–15J.R. Crozier12–4
1915–16J.R. Crozier16–2
1916–17J.R. Crozier9–6
1917–18 E. T. MacDonnell 4–12
1918–19Irving Carlyle6–10
1919–20Bill Holding9–4
1920–21J.L. White Jr.7–10
1921–22Bill Holding11–6
1922–23Phil Utley12–5
1923–24 Hank Garrity 18–7
1924–25Hank Garrity15–7
1925–26R.S. Hayes13–6
1926–27 James Baldwin 22–3
1927–28James Baldwin6–14
1928–29 Pat Miller 5–9
1929–30Pat Miller2–11
1930–31R.S. Hayes8–10
1931–32Fred Emmerson4–8
1932–33Fred Emmerson5–8
1933–34Murray Greason5–9
1934–35Murray Greason6–10
1935–36Murray Greason9–12
Southern Conference (1936–1953)
1936–37Murray Greason15–69–43rd
1937–38Murray Greason7–127–89th
1938–39Murray Greason18–615–31st NCAA Regional Finals
1939–40Murray Greason13–910–54th
1940–41Murray Greason9–97–68th
1941–42Murray Greason16–813–53rd
1942–43Murray Greason1–101–1014th
1943–44no team
1944–45Murray Greason3–140–613th
1945–46Murray Greason12–68–54th
1946–47Murray Greason11–138–911th
1947–48Murray Greason18–118–7T-8th
1948–49Murray Greason11–137–7T-7th
1949–50Murray Greason14–1611–87th
1950–51Murray Greason16–148–9T-10th
1951–52Murray Greason10–197–910th
1952–53Murray Greason22–712–3T-2nd NCAA Regional Semifinals
Atlantic Coast Conference (1953–present)
1953–54Murray Greason17–128–43rd
1954–55Murray Greason17–108–6T-4th
1955–56Murray Greason19–910–43rd
1956–57Murray Greason19–97–7T-4th
1957–58 Bones McKinney 6–173–11T-7th
1958–59Bones McKinney10–145–9T-6th
1959–60Bones McKinney21–712–2T-1st
1960–61Bones McKinney19–1111–32nd NCAA Regional Finals
1961–62Bones McKinney22–912–21st NCAA National Semifinals
1962–63Bones McKinney16–1011–32nd
1963–64Bones McKinney16–119–52nd
1964–65Bones McKinney12–156–85th
1965–66 Jack Murdock 8–184–10T-6th
1966–67 Jack McCloskey 9–185–9T-5th
1967–68Jack McCloskey5–213–11T-7th
1968–69Jack McCloskey18–98–6T-3rd
1969–70Jack McCloskey14–136–85th
1970–71Jack McCloskey16–107–74th
1971–72Jack McCloskey8–183–96th
1972–73 Carl Tacy 12–153–97th
1973–74Carl Tacy13–133–96th
1974–75Carl Tacy13–132–10T-6th
1975–76Carl Tacy17–105–7T-4th
1976–77Carl Tacy22–88–4T-2nd NCAA Regional Finals
1977–78Carl Tacy19–106–6T-4th
1978–79Carl Tacy12–153–9T-6th
1979–80Carl Tacy13–144–107th
1980–81Carl Tacy22–79–53rd NCAA Second Round
1981–82Carl Tacy21–99–53rd NCAA Second Round
1982–83Carl Tacy20–127–75th NIT Semifinals
1983–84Carl Tacy23–97–7T-3rd NCAA Regional Final
1984–85Carl Tacy15–145–9T-6th NIT First Round
1985–86 Bob Staak 8–210–148th
1986–87Bob Staak14–152–127th
1987–88Bob Staak10–183–118th
1988–89Bob Staak13–153–117th
1989–90 Dave Odom 12–163–118th
1990–91Dave Odom19–118–6T-3rd NCAA Second Round
1991–92Dave Odom17–127–96th NCAA First Round
1992–93Dave Odom21–910–6T-3rd NCAA Regional Semifinals
1993–94Dave Odom21–129–73rd NCAA Second Round
1994–95Dave Odom26–612–41st NCAA Regional Semifinals
1995–96Dave Odom26–612–42nd NCAA Regional Final
1996–97Dave Odom24–711–5T-2nd NCAA Second Round
1997–98Dave Odom16–147–9T-4th NIT Second Round
1998–99Dave Odom17–147–94th NIT Second Round
1999–00Dave Odom22–147–95th NIT Champions
2000–01Dave Odom19–118–8T-5th NCAA First Round
2001–02 Skip Prosser 21–139–7T-3rd NCAA Second Round
2002–03Skip Prosser25–613–31st NCAA Second Round
2003–04Skip Prosser21–109–7T-3rd NCAA Regional Semifinals
2004–05Skip Prosser27–613–32nd NCAA Second Round
2005–06Skip Prosser17–173–1312th NIT First Round
2006–07Skip Prosser15–165–11T-10th
2007–08 Dino Gaudio 17–137–9T-7th
2008–09Dino Gaudio24–711–5T-2nd NCAA First Round
2009–10Dino Gaudio20–119–7T-5th NCAA Second Round
2010–11 Jeff Bzdelik 8–241–1512th
2011–12Jeff Bzdelik13–184–12T-12th
2012–13Jeff Bzdelik13–186–12T-9th
2013–14Jeff Bzdelik17–166–12T-11th
2014–15 Danny Manning 13–195–1312th
2015–16Danny Manning11–202–1614th
2016–17Danny Manning19–149–910th NCAA First Four
2017–18Danny Manning11–204–1414th
2018–19Danny Manning11–204–1413th
Total:1540–1240

      National champion        Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion        Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion      Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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Awards and honors

Tyrone "Muggsy" Bogues is one of a few Demon Deacons to have their number retired. Tyrone Bogues 1985 Wake Forest.JPG
Tyrone "Muggsy" Bogues is one of a few Demon Deacons to have their number retired.

Retired numbers

Awards

National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame:

John R. Wooden Award:

Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award:

McDonald's All-Americans

ACC Coach of the Year:

ACC Player of the Year:

ACC Rookie of the Year:

ACC Most Improved Player of the Year

All-Americans

Dickie Hemric was a two-time All-American, in 1954 and 1955. Dickie Hemric WF.jpg
Dickie Hemric was a two-time All-American, in 1954 and 1955.
YearPlayer(s)
1954 Dickie Hemric
1955Dickie Hemric
1957 Jackie Murdock
1961 Len Chappell
1962Len Chappell
1971 Charlie Davis
1977 Skip Brown, Rod Griffin
1978Rod Griffin
1981 Frank Johnson
1993 Rodney Rogers
1995 Randolph Childress, Tim Duncan
1996Tim Duncan
1997Tim Duncan
2003 Josh Howard
2005 Chris Paul
2009 Jeff Teague
2010 Al-Farouq Aminu

All-ACC players

YearPlayer(s)
1954 Dickie Hemric, Lowell Davis*
1955Dickie Hemric, Lowell Davis*
1956Lowell Davis, Jackie Murdock*
1957Jackie Murdock, Jack Williams, Ernie Wiggins*
1958 Dave Budd*
1960 Len Chappell, Dave Budd*, Billy Packer*
1961Len Chappell, Billy Packer
1962Len Chappell, Dave Wiedeman*,
1963Dave Wiedeman
1964Frank Christie, Butch Hassell*, Ronny Watts*
1965Bob Leonard, Ronny Watts*
1966Bob Leonard, Paul Long*
1967Paul Long
1969 Charlie Davis
1970Charlie Davis
1971Charlie Davis
1973Tony Byers*
1974Tony Byers*
1975 Skip Brown
1976Skip Brown*, Rod Griffin*
1977Skip Brown, Rod Griffin
1978Rod Griffin, Frank Johnson*
1979Frank Johnson*
1981Frank Johnson
1982 Jim Johnstone*
1984 Kenny Green*, Anthony Teachey*
1985Kenny Green*
1987 Tyrone Bogues
1988Sam Ivy*
1991 Rodney Rogers*
1992Rodney Rogers
1993Rodney Rogers, Randolph Childress*
1994Randolph Childress, Trelonnie Owens**
1995Randolph Childress, Tim Duncan
1996Tim Duncan
1997Tim Duncan, Tony Rutland**
1999Robert O'Kelley*
2000 Darius Songaila**
2001 Josh Howard*
2002Darius Songaila*, Josh Howard**
2003Josh Howard, Vytas Danelius*
2004 Justin Gray, Chris Paul**
2005Chris Paul, Justin Gray*, Eric Williams*
2006Justin Gray*, Eric Williams**
2007 Kyle Visser**
2008 James Johnson**
2009 Jeff Teague*, James Johnson**
2010 Al-Farouq Aminu*, Ishmael Smith*
2012 C. J. Harris**
2013C. J. Harris**
2017 John Collins

Players in the NBA Draft

YearPlayerRound #Pick #Overall #Team
1955 Dickie Hemric 2nd410 Boston Celtics
1960 Dave Budd 2nd210 New York Knicks
1962 Len Chappell 1st44 Syracuse Nationals
1963 Bob Woollard 7th154New York Knicks
1965 Ron Watts2nd917Boston Celtics
1967 Paul Long5th245 Detroit Pistons
1970 Dickie Walker11th7177 Buffalo Braves
1971 Gil McGregor 6th489 Cincinnati Royals
1971 Charlie Davis 8th1120 Cleveland Cavaliers
1972 Rich Habegger15th1188 Portland Trail Blazers
1973 Eddie Payne 11th2167Portland Trail Blazers
1974 Tony Byers5th981Buffalo Braves
1976 Daryl Peterson6th1298 Seattle SuperSonics
1977 Skip Brown 3rd1256Boston Celtics
1977 Jerry Schellenberg3rd1761 Washington Bullets
1978 Rod Griffin 1st1717 Denver Nuggets
1978 Leroy McDonald4th1076 San Diego Clippers
1981 Frank Johnson 1st1111Washington Bullets
1982 Guy Morgan2nd1740 Indiana Pacers
1982 Jim Johnstone 3rd551 Kansas City Kings
1982 Mike Helms7th16154 Houston Rockets
1983 Alvis Rogers6th14130Kansas City Kings
1984 Danny Young 2nd1539Seattle SuperSonics
1984 Anthony Teachey2nd1640 Dallas Mavericks
1985 Kenny Green 1st1212Washington Bullets
1985 Delaney Rudd 4th1383 Utah Jazz
1987 Tyrone Bogues 1st1212Washington Bullets
1992 Chris King 2nd1845Seattle SuperSonics
1993 Rodney Rogers 1st99Denver Nuggets
1995 Randolph Childress 1st1919Detroit Pistons
1997 Tim Duncan 1st11 San Antonio Spurs
2002 Darius Songaila 2nd2149Boston Celtics
2003 Josh Howard 1st2929Dallas Mavericks
2005 Chris Paul 1st44 New Orleans Hornets
2009 James Johnson 1st1616 Chicago Bulls
2009 Jeff Teague 1st1919 Atlanta Hawks
2010 Al-Farouq Aminu 1st88 Los Angeles Clippers
2017 John Collins 1st1919 Atlanta Hawks

Notable players

Demon Deacons in the Olympics

Chris Paul with Team USA in 2008 Chris Paul Beijing Olympic.jpg
Chris Paul with Team USA in 2008
NameYearCityPositionCountryMedal
Darius Songalia 2000 Sydney ForwardFlag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania Bronze medal icon.svg
Tim Duncan 2004 Athens ForwardFlag of the United States.svg  United States Bronze medal icon.svg
Chris Paul 2008 Beijing GuardFlag of the United States.svg  United States Gold medal icon.svg
Chris Paul 2012 London GuardFlag of the United States.svg  United States Gold medal icon.svg
Al-Farouq Aminu 2012 London ForwardFlag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria

NBA Champions

Current NBA Players

Current NBA G League Players

Current Non-NBA professional players

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The 2009–10 Wake Forest Demon Deacons women's basketball team will represent Wake Forest University in the 2009–2010 NCAA Division I basketball season. The team will be coached by Mike Petersen. The Demon Deacons are a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and will attempt to win an NCAA championship.

2012–13 Wake Forest Demon Deacons mens basketball team

The 2012–13 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team represented Wake Forest University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their head coach was Jeff Bzdelik, who was coaching in his third season at Wake Forest. The team played its home games at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and was a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 13–18, 6–12 in ACC play to finish in a tie for ninth place. They lost in the first round of the ACC Tournament to Maryland.

2013–14 Wake Forest Demon Deacons mens basketball team

The 2013–14 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team represented Wake Forest University during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their head coach was Jeff Bzdelik, who was in his fourth season at Wake Forest. The team played its home games at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and was a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 17–16, 6–12 in ACC play to finish in three-way tie for 11th place. They advanced to the second round of the ACC Tournament where they lost to Pittsburgh.

2014–15 Wake Forest Demon Deacons mens basketball team

The 2014–15 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team represented Wake Forest University during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Demon Deacons were led by first-year head coach Danny Manning. The team played home games at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and was a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 13–19, 5–11 in ACC play to finish twelfth place. They lost in the first round of the ACC Tournament to Virginia Tech.

2015–16 Wake Forest Demon Deacons mens basketball team

The 2015–16 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team represented Wake Forest University during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Demon Deacons were led by second-year head coach Danny Manning. The team played home games at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and were a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Demon Deacons finished season 11–20, 2–16 in ACC play to finish in 14th place. They lost to NC State in the first round of the ACC Tournament.

2015–16 Wake Forest Demon Deacons womens basketball team

The 2015–16 Wake Forest Demon Deacons women's basketball team will represent Wake Forest University during the 2015–16 college basketball season. The Demon Deacons, led by fourth year head coach Jen Hoover. The Demon Deacons are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference and play their home games at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. They finished the season 17–16, 6–10 in ACC play to finish in a tie for ninth place. They advanced to the second round of the ACC Women's Tournament where they lost to Georgia Tech. They were invited to the Women's National Invitation Tournament where they defeated Charlotte in the first round before losing to Florida Gulf Coast in the second round.

2016–17 Wake Forest Demon Deacons mens basketball team

The 2016–17 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team represented Wake Forest University during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Demon Deacons were led by third-year head coach Danny Manning. The team played their home games at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 19–14, 9–9 in ACC play to finish in tenth place. They defeated Boston College in the first round of the ACC Tournament to advance to the second round where they lost to Virginia Tech. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament as a No. 11 seed in the South region. There they lost in the First Four to Kansas State.

NC State–Wake Forest rivalry

The NC State–Wake Forest rivalry is a series of athletic contests between in-state rivals, the North Carolina State University Wolfpack and the Wake Forest University Demon Deacons. The first game was played in 1895 between the two institutions. Wake Forest was originally located in Wake Forest, North Carolina until it moved its campus across the state of North Carolina to Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1956. The two universities are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, where they meet every year in football due to being aligned in the Atlantic Division. The schools play each other twice in basketball every season, due to being primary partners.

2004–05 Wake Forest Demon Deacons mens basketball team

The 2004–05 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team represented Wake Forest University in the 2004–05 season. Led by head coach Skip Prosser and Sophomore Chris Paul, the Demon Deacons put together their most successful season since their 1996–97 Campaign as led by Dave Odom and Tim Duncan. The efforts of Paul earned him a consensus All-American selection, and named him ACC Player of the year. After the season, Paul would declare for the NBA draft, and be selected fourth overall by the New Orleans Hornets .

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