The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have a long winning basketball tradition. They have been to the NCAA Tournament 22 times in their storied history. The Deacons have been to the Sweet Sixteen eight times, the most recent in 1996 and in 1963 they went to the Final Four. Will the Deacons get back to the Big Dance? Come out to the Veterans Memorial Coliseum and find out.
Wake Forest has been to the NIT six times (1983, 1985, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2006). In 2000, the Deacons won the NIT Championship. Some of the greats to have played for Wake Forest include some of the NBA’s best players such as Tim Duncan, Chris Paul, Jeff Teague, and great college players like Rodney Rogers, Randolph Childress, Muggsy Bogues and more. Are the next great NBA stars on this year’s team?
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum opened in 1989 and seats 15,000 fans. There are only great seats at the Deacons games and you will enjoy all your favorites from the concession stands such as hot dogs, pretzels, pizzas, burgers and more while you watch a great college basketball game. The fans and students are among the best you will find as college basketball is their game down on Tobacco Road.
The Demon Deacons are part of the ACC, which is perhaps the best conference in the game. Duke, North Carolina, NC State, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Louisville, Miami, Syracuse, Notre Dame, Boston College, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh will all be on the Wake schedule. Many of them will be coming into Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
You don’t want to miss out on the great college basketball action this at the Wake Forest games. Bring out the whole family as often as you can.
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