Deacon Dump 2/19: JTT is the man, Wuffies tomorrow

We've got a game tomorrow, huh? This week I've been slammed, so I almost forgot. Gonna be a good weekend...In other news, J.T. Terrell is an absolute beast and so is Carson Desrosiers, so props to them for stepping up big. We've got another odd mix of links today for you on this sunny Friday. Enjoy.

Captain & Coach: Mocking the NCAA Tournament
5 Wake Forest defeats 4 New Mexico – This would be an upset in seed only. I like what Steve Alford has done at New Mexico but they wouldn’t beat Wake. Wake has one of the best PG’s in the country in Ishmael Smith as well as super-sophomore Al-Farouq Aminu. I like the Deacs to make it to the Sweet 16 before falling to Nova.

2010 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Brandon Ghee | Football News Share
Ghee has watched his draft stock fall of late, but his performance in practice at the Senior Bowl helped to restore confidence in the eyes of the pro scouts that this young man can play football. He isn’t the most athletically-gifted corner to enter this year’s draft, but the upside of the former Demon Deacon is what will make him attractive to prospective ball clubs. He will likely be a better NFL player than he was at the collegiate level.

A look at the Duke Blue Devils 2010 Football Schedule -Part 1
September 11: @ Wake Forest (2009: 5-7, 3-5 ACC) Duke kicks off the 2010 ACC schedule early, with a rematch of last year’s season finale against Wake Forest.

ACC Weekend Preview (Feb. 19th-21st) " The College Baseball Blog
Storyline: How will new head coach Tom Walter do this season with the Demon Deacons?

Scout.com: Q&A: 2011 DB Blake Countess
DS: Which school are you hearing from the most at this point in your recruitment? BC: "I have six offers right now. They are from Maryland, Wisconsin, Pitt, West Virginia, Illinois, and Notre Dame. I am also hearing a lot from Wake, Oregon, Virginia, Georgia Tech, UNC, NC State, and Boston College."

Major League Soccer: News: Schilawski overcoming draft day gaffe
Most rookies wait until training camp to start making mistakes. New England Revolution forward Zack Schilawski blundered within seconds of hearing his name called as the ninth selection in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft. Instead of thanking the Revolution for making him the latest member of the Wake Forest-New England pipeline, Schilawski offered his praise to Columbus, the club that selected Dilly Duka one pick earlier.

Handicapping the ACC POY Race " Terrapin Trail
AL-FAROUQ AMINU, WF: As mentioned above, Aminu also had a big game Wednesday. But most of the conference’s leading rebounder’s production came in the first half. Still, the 6-foot-9 sophomore has been the real force behind Wake Forest’s steady play this season, despite the attention senior point guard Ish Smith gets.

WFU's coach sees room to improve
Going into his first season as Wake Forest's head baseball coach, Tom Walter doesn't have the team he wants. But he has a team he likes. And that's a start. "It's the group of guys that has pleased me most," Walter said. "Their work ethic and their commitment to the program, their commitment to getting better and their commitment to the future of this program have been very impressive. "They've all bought into where we want to go with this thing."

Tar Heels women defeat WFU in OT
Cetera DeGraffenreid tied the game with seven seconds left in regulation and Cierra Roberston-Warren scored five key points in overtime as North Carolina broke a five-game losing streak with a 65-59 win over Wake Forest last night at Joel Coliseum. Secily Ray had 23 points to lead the Deacons, who led by as many as 16 points in the first half.

Wildcats claim No. 1 seed - Sports - NewsObserver.com
Melvin Tabb, Enloe's 6-foot-8 Wake Forest recruit, scored 23, followed by Chapman with 13 and Marcus Walker with 11. "It was a very good game," Enloe coach Tommy Moore said. "They played well down the stretch and so did we. They had that little lead and did the things they had to to keep it."

High School OT.com - Live Blog: Wakefield upsets Enloe, 70-66
At one point during the second quarter, Melvin Tabb looked like he was going to take over the game. But Wakefield's defense clamped down and stopped the Wake Forest recruit for the last half of the quarter Melvin ended with 24.

Kuiper’s 3-Pointer: Virginia Tech-Wake Articles
And One: L.D. Williams Has earned a reputation as an outstanding defender, rightfully so. But last night, he showed some real offensive power, scoring 19 points, on a 9-of-11 from the floor performance.


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