Former Wake Forest and NBA San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan wrote an article in The Players’ Tribune on September 9, 2017, asking for people to not forget the Virgin Islands and St. Martin amid Hurricane Irma and Jose.
Dickie Hemric was one of the ACC’s first basketball stars, setting career records for points and rebounds at Wake Forest in the earliest days of the conference in the 1950s. His points record was broken by Duke Blue Devils’ JJ Redick in 2006.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are winning 5-4, against Florida in Game 2 of the NCAA baseball tournament’s Super Regional. If Wake wins, it will play the Gators again about 55 minutes after the first game ends. The winner will go to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
Nearly lost in media accounts of Jack McCloskey’s life were his years as coach at Wake Forest from 1967 through 1972, when he not only roughed up young opponents in pickup games but became an unintentional pioneer on a journey into America’s racial wilderness.
Florida center fielder Ryan Larson drove in the winning run off Wake Forest reliever Colin Peluse in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Gators took Game 1 of the best-of-three super regional series 2-1 on Saturday, June 10 in Gainesville, Fla.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons play Saturday and Sunday against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. in the best 2-out-of-3 round Super Regional NCAA baseball tournament round. Both games are at 3 p.m. and will air on ESPN.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons had a halftime lead, in part because of Greg McClinton’s 80-foot buzzer beater, but could do little to stop the Virginia Tech Hokies after the break in a 99-90 loss in the second round of the ACC Tournament at the Barclays Center.
Wake Forest’s John Collins scored 31 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, but Duke’s six double-figure scorers trumped his day as the Blue Devils topped the Demon Deacons 99-94 at Cameron Indoor Stadium for their seventh consecutive win.