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Wake Forest Demon Deacons

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are the various sports teams of Wake Forest University. Originally, Wake Forest's athletic teams were known as the Fighting Baptists, due to its association with the Baptist Convention (from which it later separated itself). However, in 1923, after a particularly impressive win against the Duke Blue Devils, a newspaper reporter wrote that the Deacons "fought like Demons", giving rise to the current team name, the "Demon Deacons". Wake Forest has won a total of eight national championships in four different sports; four of these championships have come since 2002. Wake Forest is sometimes referred to as being a part of "Tobacco Road" or "The Big Four", terms that...

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Past 10 meetings

W 50% L 50%
5 5
  • Wolfpack @ Demon Deacons 91-82 L
  • Demon Deacons @ Nittany Lions 54-76 L
  • Demon Deacons @ Wildcats 66-73 L
  • Beach @ Demon Deacons 75-88 W
  • Demon Deacons @ Cougars 65-56 W
  • Demon Deacons @ Wildcats 82-70 W
  • Demon Deacons @ 49ers 65-67 L
  • Bulldogs @ Demon Deacons 79-98 W
  • Lions @ Demon Deacons 63-65 W
  • Demon Deacons @ Eagles 70-77 L

Next meetings

  • Xavier(12-22-15) 78 - 70
  • North Carolina A&T(11-10-18) 78 - 90
  • @Pittsburgh(02-21-18) 63 - 57
  • Florida State(03-09-19) 65 - 57
  • @Duke(03-05-19) 70 - 71
  • Virginia Tech(01-10-18) 83 - 75
  • Boston College(01-26-19) 65 - 61
  • @Clemson(02-03-19) 37 - 64
  • Virginia(01-21-18) 59 - 49
  • @Notre Dame(02-19-19) 75 - 68
  • Clemson(02-03-18) 75 - 67
  • @Louisville(01-27-18) 77 - 96

Offense 2019-2020

Season Stats Rank
POINTS 735 272
FG% 0.420 100
3PFG% 0.354 252
FT% 0.757 314
RO 99 68

Defense 2019-2020

Season Stats Rank
POINTS AGAINST 727 58
FG% AG. 0.439 110
3PFG% AG. 0.330 152
FT% AG. 0.722 83
RD 269 40

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Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
Capacity: 14,665

Last Injuries

Wake Forest Demon Deacons

  • Michael Wynn

    Disciplinary
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Wynn missed the last game for disciplinary reasons, and it has yet to be determined if he will play against Xavier on Saturday.

  • Sharone Wright Jr.

    Illness
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Wright Jr. is dealing with an illness, and it is unclear if he will line up versus NC State on Saturday.

  • Jahcobi Neath

    Disciplinary
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Neath could be facing disciplinary actions due to an off-court incident, and it is unclear if he will suit up against NC State on Saturday.

  • Jahcobi Neath

    Suspension
    Elig Wed | out

    Neath has been suspended one game for inappropriate behavior. He is expected to be available for Wednesday's contest against Penn State.

  • Michael Wynn

    Suspension
    Elig Wed | out

    Wynn has been issued a one-game suspension for his actions not living up the standard of the program. He is likely to be reinstated in time for Wednesday's tilt with Penn State.

  • Sharone Wright Jr.

    Illness
    Ques Wed | questionable

    Wright Jr. has missed the last four games due to illness, and it is unclear if he will play against Penn State on Wednesday.

  • Chaundee Brown

    Foot
    Ques Fri | questionable

    Brown is dealing with a foot injury, and it is uncertain if he will play against Long Beach State on Friday.