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Deacon Dump 3/12: Pick up the pieces

The Deacs bowed out of the ACC Tournament early again and now it's time to wait. The Deacs should still be safely in on Selection Sunday, but their seeding was definitely impacted and public perception is that it's just Wake Forest crumbling down the stretch all over again. The team has a lot of time to rest and try to get it together, but unless they can regain some confidence they will be in trouble, no matter who or where they play next week.

ACC Weekend Preview (March 12th-14th) " The College Baseball Blog
Wake Forest heads down to Atlanta to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Wake Forest enters the weekend with a 6-8 overall record coming off two midweek losses to Coastal Carolina (9-4) and UNC-Wilmington (10-3). The Wake Forest offense has struggled this season with a .276 batting average which is second worst in the ACC only ahead of Maryland. Ryan Semeniuk has been the top hitter for the Demon Deacons as he is hitting .411 with three homers and 10 RBI.

Wake Forest flops in loss to Miami - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
Gaudio has won 60 of his 90 games as Wake’s head coach -- a perfectly fine winning percentage. But he’s also been blessed with an abundance of talent -- and that talent isn’t coming close to performing in the postseason. This is a sport where coaching reputations rise and fall in March. After this debacle, Dino Gaudio’s has hit rock bottom. - The ACC tournament from A to Z
ACC Tourney from A-Z

'Canes crush woeful Deacs: Wake Forest falls to No. 12 seed Miami to make an early exit
"Just all the way around the boards it was a poor performance by us." (Ari Stewart)

ACC: N.C. State edges Clemson to cap day of upsets - College basketball-
They didn’t get closer than 16 in the second half in falling to 0-3 in ACC tournament games under coach Dino Gaudio. They’ve lost five of six, and that can’t help but damage their seeding — if not drop them onto the NCAA tournament bubble — when Selection Sunday rolls around.

All-time all-ACC teams: Wake Forest forward David Weaver's take - D1SCOURSE
So in review: PG Phil Ford SG Michael Jordan 3G David Thompson PF Tim Duncan C Ralph Sampson "I'll put them up against anybody," Weaver said. Pretty sure just about anyone would. 2011 Intro: Nick Miles
Miles believes Wake Forest is close to offering. He’s also receiving interest from Illinois, North Carolina, and many of the Ivy League schools. Most schools have asked Miles to camp this summer. He plans to attend several camps, including Duke’s, UNC’s, and Wake Forest’s.