Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball

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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team represents Wake Forest University in NCAA Division I college basketball and competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).wikipedia
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ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

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The Demon Deacons have won the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament four times, in 1961, 1962, 1995, and 1996.

Danny Manning

The most recent coach is Danny Manning, who was hired on April 4, 2014.
He is the current men's head coach at Wake Forest.

Duke Blue Devils men's basketball

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Wake Forest's biggest rivalries are with the North Carolina Tar Heels, the Duke Blue Devils and the NC State Wolfpack.
Trinity's first game ended in a loss to Wake Forest, 24–10.

NC State Wolfpack men's basketball

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Wake Forest's biggest rivalries are with the North Carolina Tar Heels, the Duke Blue Devils and the NC State Wolfpack.
The program played its first official intercollegiate basketball game on February 16, 1911 against a much more experienced squad from Wake Forest.

Tim Duncan

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Banners hang in the rafters commemorating past players' retired numbers (including Chris Paul, Tim Duncan, and Randolph Childress) and the late Skip Prosser.
In college, Duncan played for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, and in his senior year, he earned the John Wooden Award as well as Naismith College Player of the Year and USBWA College Player of the Year.

Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum

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The Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum (also known as The Joel) is a 14,407-seat multi-purpose arena in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
It is home to the Wake Forest University Demon Deacons men's basketball and women's basketball teams, and is adjacent to the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds.

Chris Paul

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Banners hang in the rafters commemorating past players' retired numbers (including Chris Paul, Tim Duncan, and Randolph Childress) and the late Skip Prosser.
He attended Wake Forest University for two years of college basketball, where he helped the Demon Deacons achieve their first-ever number one ranking.

Dino Gaudio

Gaudio was named head coach of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team on August 8, 2007.

1962 NCAA University Division Basketball Tournament

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Wake Forest made the Final Four in 1962 and through the years, the program has produced many NBA players.

Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum

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The arena replaced the old Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum, which was torn down for the LJVM Coliseum's construction.
It was home to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team from 1956 to 1989, though from 1959 onward the Deacons played many of their games at the Greensboro Coliseum as well.

Skip Prosser

Banners hang in the rafters commemorating past players' retired numbers (including Chris Paul, Tim Duncan, and Randolph Childress) and the late Skip Prosser.
Prosser began his career at Wake Forest in 2001 and led the Demon Deacons to the NCAA tournament in each of his first four years there.

Jack McCloskey

He served as head coach of the University of Pennsylvania from 1956 to 1966, and of Wake Forest from 1966 to 1972.

Randolph Childress

Banners hang in the rafters commemorating past players' retired numbers (including Chris Paul, Tim Duncan, and Randolph Childress) and the late Skip Prosser.

Eric Williams (basketball, born 1984)

Eric Williams
One of the top prospects of the 2002 high school class, he played college basketball at Wake Forest where he was a 4-year starter.

Kyle Visser

He played for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons from 2003–04 to 2006–07, prior to graduating from Forest Hills Central High School in 2003.

John Collins (basketball)

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He played college basketball for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons.

Billy Packer

He attended Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina from 1958 to 1962 and played guard on the school's basketball team for his last three years (at the time, freshmen were not eligible for varsity sports), leading Wake to two Atlantic Coast Conference titles and the 1962 Final Four.

James L. White (coach)

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He also served as the head coach of the Wake Forest Fighting Baptists football team in 1920 and 1921, the Fighting Baptists basketball team from 1920 to 1921, and the Fighting Baptists baseball team in 1921.

Ish Smith

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He played college basketball for Wake Forest before going undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft.

NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

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Wake Forest made the Final Four in 1962 and through the years, the program has produced many NBA players.