WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Alondes Williams scored 19 points as Wake Forest beat VCU 80-74 in the second round of the NIT on Saturday.
Dallas Walton pitched in with 16 points for the Demon Deacons (25-9).
A look at Wednesday for bubble teams chasing NCAA Tournament bids:
GAME OF THE DAY
Wake Forest meets Boston College in Wednesday’s second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament in New York, and the Demon Deacons (23-8) are playing more to avoid damaging their NCAA resume than to bolster it.
Wake Forest guard Alondes Williams is The Associated Press men’s basketball player of the year for the Atlantic Coast Conference, while the Demon Deacons' Steve Forbes was named coach of the year after leading them to an unexpectedly strong season.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest's Alondes Williams and coach Steve Forbes have earned the top individual honors from the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The league announced Williams as its player of the year and Forbes as its top coach on Monday.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Daivien Williamson scored a career-high 28 points, Dallas Walton added 20 points and a career-best 12 rebounds, and Wake Forest ended its regular season with a 101-76 rout of North Carolina State on Wednesday night.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jake LaRavia scored 23 points, Dallas Walton scored 22 and all five Wake Forest starters reached double figures in a 99-77 victory over Louisville on Saturday night.
Wake Forest rolled through the second half, turning an eight-point halftime lead into a 95-64 advantage after LaRavia scored with 3:40 remaining.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Alondes Williams scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half, Jake LaRavia added 20 points and Wake Forest defeated Notre Dame 79-74 on Saturday.
Williams had 13 points in the last 10 minutes, including a layup at the 4:20 mark that put the Demon Deacons up for good 67-66.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Kameron McGusty scored 22 points and Isaiah Wong added 20, combining for 24 in the second half to rally Miami to a 76-72 win over Wake Forest on Saturday.
Wong had a pair of free throws to break a tie at 67 with 2:45 to go and McGusty followed with a 3-pointer with 90 seconds remaining.
A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
Miami at Wake Forest. Saturday's game matches two teams near the top of the league standings after being picked to finish 12th and 13th, respectively, in the preseason.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alondes Williams scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and Wake Forest outscored North Carolina State 21-4 in the final seven minutes to beat the Wolfpack 69-51 on Wednesday night.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jake LaRavia had a near triple-double, Alondes Williams scored 23 points, Damari Monsanto hit a clutch 3-pointer, and Wake Forest defeated Florida State 68-60 on Saturday, the Seminoles' fourth consecutive loss.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jake LaRavia scored a career-high 31 points on 9-of-13 shooting and grabbed a season-best 10 rebounds to help Wake Forest beat North Carolina 98-76 on Saturday night.
LaRavia made 12 of 15 from the free-throw line and finished with four assists and three steals.
ATLANTA (AP) — Alondes Williams scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half when Wake Forest left Georgia Tech behind in an 80-64 victory Wednesday night.
The win snapped a four-game losing streak to the Yellow Jackets and also gave the Demon Deacons (15-4, 5-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) their first win at Georgia Tech in 15 games, dating to Feb.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jake LaRavia scored 15 points to lead four in double figures and Wake Forest pulled away in the final six minutes to beat Virginia 63-55 on Saturday, snapping a nine-game losing streak to the Cavaliers.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Alondes Williams scored 25 points and made two important free throws with 13 seconds remaining in overtime on Saturday as Wake Forest defeated Syracuse 77-74.
The loss marks the latest in the season that the Orange (7-8, 1-3 ACC) have been under .500 in 46 seasons with Jim Boeheim as their coach.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jake LaRavia scored 22 points, Alondes Williams added 20 and Wake Forest pulled away early in the first half and cruised to a 76-54 victory over Florida State on Tuesday night.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Wong scored 25 points, Charlie Moore scored 18 points on 6-for-7 shooting and streaking Miami won its seventh straight in beating Wake Forest 92-84 on Saturday.
The last time Miami (11-3, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) won its first three conference games was the 2012-13 season when the Hurricanes went on to win the conference and postseason tournament title.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Mucius hit the winning 3-pointer with time running out and Wake Forest defeated Charlotte 82-79 on Friday night in the Basketball Hall of Fame Shootout.
On the decisive play, Alondes Williams drove the left side of the lane, drew a double-team, then passed over the top of the defense to Mucius who hit the 3-pointer from the right side.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Alondes Williams scored a career-high 36 points and Wake Forest needed to rally in beating VMI 76-70 on Tuesday night.
The Demon Deacons (10-1) are off to their best start since the 2008-09 season.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Alondes Williams finished with 16 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists to post the second triple-double in Wake Forest history and the Demon Deacons cruised to a 79-53 victory over South Carolina Upstate on Saturday.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Daivien Williamson tossed in 19 points and Dallas Walton scored 17 as Wake Forest pulled away in the second half to beat Virginia Tech 80-61 in an Atlantic Coast Conference opener on Saturday.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jake LaRavia made the go-ahead jump shot with five seconds left in overtime then came up with a steal on the ensuing possession to give Wake Forest a 77-73 victory over Northwestern in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday night.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Alondes Williams scored seven of his game-high 24 points in overtime and Wake Forest held off Oregon State, 80-77 Friday night to advance to the championship game of the Emerald Coast Classic.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jake LaRavia scored 19 points, pulled down seven rebounds and dished out six assists to lead Wake Forest in a 92-61 rout of Kennesaw State on Tuesday night, its fifth straight win to start the season.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Alondes Williams scored 19 points, Daivien Williamson added 18 and Isaiah Mucius 16 to lead Wake Forest to a 87-63 victory over North Carolina A&T on Saturday.
Williams (3 of 4), Williamson (4 of 7) and Mucius (4 of 7) led a 3-point barrage in which the Demon Deacons made 16 of 35 from distance.
SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jake LaRavia scored 15 of his 24 points in the first half and Wake Forest took control early in beating Charleston Southern 95-59 on Wednesday night.
Daivien Williamson added 16 points, Khadim Sy scored all 12 of his in the first half before leaving with an apparent knee injury, Dallas Walton had 11, and Alondes Williams and Cameron Hildreth 10 each.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Senior Alondes Williams scored a career-high 22 points on 9-of-12 shooting and Wake Forest breezed to a 77-59 victory over William & Mary in a season opener on Wednesday night.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest is adding graduate transfer Khadim Sy from Mississippi.
The school announced Sy’s signing Friday to bolster the Demon Deacons’ frontcourt. The 6-foot-10, 238-pound Sy started 31 of his 45 games over the past two seasons at Ole Miss, averaging 7.2 points and 4.4 rebounds in that time.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma guards De’Vion Harmon and Alondes Williams entered the transfer portal on Thursday...