WFU Deacons head to Blacksburg for basketball matchup with Hokies

Winston-Salem, NC – The Wake Forest Men’s Basketball team will face No. 16 Virginia Tech on Saturday afternoon.

The Demon Deacons (6-12, 3-12) are looking to split the season series with the Hokies (14-5, 8-4) and grab their first victory over a ranked opponent this season.

Tipoff inside Cassell Coliseum is scheduled for 4 p.m. and the game will broadcast on ACC Network.

Fans can follow along via the Demon Deacons Twitter and Instagram accounts (@WakeMBB).

Standout Stat
Junior guard Daivien Williamson (229 points) is the fourth transfer this century to accumulate at least 200 points in their debut season wearing the Old Gold and Black. The Winston-Salem native joins Andrien White (2019-20), Austin Arians (2016-17), and Coron Williams (2013-14).

Last Time
Wake Forest vs Clemson (February 24, 2021)
Result: L, 60-39

Series History
Versus Virginia Tech
Series: Virginia Tech leads 37-31
Last: Jan. 17, 2021
Result: L – 64-60

  • Wake Forest last beat Virginia Tech in Blacksburg on March 4th, 2017. That victory sealed the Deacs’ bid for their 23rd all-time NCAA tournament appearance.

Up Next
Wake Forest will be back in action Tuesday evening against Pittsburgh for their final road game of the season.

Tipoff against the Panthers is set for 6 p.m. and the game will broadcast on ACC Network.