Articles Tagged ‘Wake Forest’

Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Offensive Identity: The Wake Forest offense is powered by its smallest player.  At 6’0”, Ish Smith is one of the quickest guards in the country and coach Dino Gaudio likes to spread the court and have Smith break his defender down off the dribble.  This allows Smith to drive to the hoop, where he is… more »

Purdue 69, Wake Forest 58

Two teams filled with gold/black bedecked players tussled last Tuesday night in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.  The Purdue Boilermakers outlasted the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, 69-58 in a battle between two programs that crossed paths while seemingly headed in different directions. Despite recently sending two players to the NBA, Wake has not won an NCAA… more »

Bubble Watch: 2/26/08

First, the recap: Big Ten: Ohio State. The Big Ten’s weekly entrant in this column is one loss away from dropping out of the bracket. OSU is an abysmal 1-8 against the RPI Top 50. Fortunately, or unfortunately, for them they still have three opportunities to improve that record: @Indiana, H-Purdue, and H-Michigan State in… more »

Bubble Watch 2/20/08

After a one-week hiatus, we’re back with the weekly Bubble Watch. A quick rundown of the teams featured last time around: Big 10: Indiana Hoosiers. IU is now officially a lock.  After two wins over Big Ten leaders Purdue and Michigan State, Indiana will be in the Tournament.  The bigger question is whether Kelvin Sampson… more »

Wake Forest at Iowa

Iowa (4-2) kicked off the season with four straight wins over less than imposing competition, but things were not quite as easy for the Hawkeyes in the Invitational. After a 67-56 loss to Bradley in the opener, Iowa went down to Utah State by a 67-58 score. That leaves the Hawkeyes in the midst of… more »

ACC Tournament Day 1&2 Recap

Summary: The first round of the ACC Tournament produced four lower seeds as victors. Florida State pulled out a one-point victory over fellow bubble team Clemson in the opening game. Miami followed that up with an upset of red-hot Maryland, controlling the game throughout and holding on for the win. The nightcap started with an… more »

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