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Coach Danny Manning of Wake has now seen a game in Cameron Indoor Stadium, though I feel safe in saying it won't be remembered as one of his most cherished moments.
Wake will need a miracle run in this week's ACC Women's Tournament for Jen Hoover to accomplish the major goals she set for her second season as head coach.
Wake played like a team with something left to play for in today's 69-66 victory over Pitt on Seniors' Night at Joel Coliseum.
A scant 90 seconds had elapsed in the second half of Wake's self-described slow, steady beat-down by Virginia Wednesday when all five starters found themselves watching the carnage from the bench.
The snow the forecasters had been breathlessly forecasting all day finally showed up a little after 9 p.m., which is more than can be said for Wake in its game against No. 2 Virginia at Joel Coliseum.
All along I thought Wake had a good chance to knock off No. 2 Virginia at Joel Coliseum tonight.
No team in the ACC does a better job of getting to the foul line than Wake, which has shot a whopping 672 free throws so far this season.
The official box score from South Bend had Wake with two fast-break points in tonight's 88-75 loss to 10th-ranked Notre Dame.
In his fondest dreams, Codi Miller-McIntyre has the ball in his hands with a chance to beat one of the best teams in all of college basketball.
John Wooden won 664 games and 10 national championships by teaching his UCLA teams to be quick but not hurry.
One point and one rebound in one minute might not seem like much of a stat line for most college players, but for Daniel Green it represented a performance that was as emotionally uplifting as it was long in coming.
At first blush, Wake's 4-16 record in Carmichael Auditorium doesn't look all that impressive.
Devin Thomas is hardly the first Wake player to have a bad game at Georgia Tech, where Wake hasn't won since 2004 when Skip Prosser was in his third season as head coach and Chris Paul in his first season as point guard.
The conversation turned today, as it always does on National Signing Date, to just how strong of a correlation there is to recruiting rankings and eventual performance on the field.
If anyone had any doubts, Wake's 88-84 victory over N.C. State tonight at Joel Coliseum should settle the issue for once and for all.
It really didn't take a Sherlock Holmes, or even a grizzled sportswriter with 40 years experience, to know why Wake lost so many close games in the maddening month of January.
Those versed in Greek mythology will recognize this as a Sisyphean kind of season for Wake Forest.
Since the ACC expansion of a decade ago, tradition has been beaten to a bloody pulp.
For more than 30 years -- dating to a time when few in the ACC had ever heard of a basketball coach named Mike Krzyzewski -- I was in the trenches, professionally speaking, with Lenox Rawlings.
Wake Forest takes the bus to Clemson because it's not worth the trouble of busing to the airport, flying to Greenville, and then chartering another bus for the final 45-minute ride to Tiger Town.