Virginia might have pulled off the most unlikely win of the entire college basketball season Tuesday night. With just 22 seconds left in the game, Wake Forest had a seven point lead and possession of the ball. Just 22 seconds later they had lost, 72-71. Here is what the game’s win probability graph looked like:
You may not immediately recognize the name Karl Hess—though if you're an ACC fan you probably do—but if you've watched a college basketball game where a referee pulled some look-at-me funny business while misapplying the rules, there's a good chance it was Hess. There was the time he ejected Tom Gugliotta from the…
Arms and arms and arms. Yards of arms. Arms that are feet long.
ACC football at its best: a team trying to spike the ball, stop the clock, and set up a field goal attempt instead turns it over.
Wake Forest was once a proud basketball program: only two different men helmed the team from 1934-1965, Murray Greason and Bones McKinney, and those two built a strong winning tradition. Carl Tracy stabilized the ship after some turnover in the 70s, and from 1989-2007, it was again a tale of two coaches, Dave Odom…
Our weekly college football shame index.
It looks like a game of chicken to see which team can remain standing in anthem formation longer, since the actual ballgame can't start until they all leave the field. The above video was taken at the start of yesterday's game. It was sent to us in an email, the text of which is below, presented without comment:
Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter donating one of his own kidneys to freshman player Kevin Jordan is one of the best stories we've heard in a long time. So we're not sure if it speaks more to our cynicism or the labyrinthine bylaws of the NCAA that we honestly wondered: does this violate anything in the rulebook?…
Two Navy fighter pilots were grounded after buzzing a Georgia Tech game at the decidedly unsafe altitude of just a few hundred feet.
The Longhorns have had a crazy season, but they've got the talent to go on a run if they can get around Al-Farouq Aminu and Skip Prosser's Ghost. Comment and coordinate who to blame if this turns into a brick-fest.
In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like people who can't decide which Durham-area basketball team they hate more. The Tar Heels or the Dukies? Now it's easier than ever to do both!
Aaron Curry is shopping himself to the Lions via text message — which technically is SPAM — telling general manager Martin Mayhew he can be had for a song if he chooses him No. 1.
Wake Forest linebacker Aaron Curry decided to begin his NFL career with a heaping dose of good karma, inviting a 12-year-old leukemia survivor to the draft festivities with him in New York.
Your live bloggers for this game will be 3:10 to Joba. Like the actual Joba, he will be relieved halfway through by longtime Deadspin commenter chilltown.
Midwest Region: No. 4 Wake Forest (24-6) vs. No. 13 Cleveland State (25-10)
When: Friday, 9:40 p.m., EDT
Where: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS
1) James Johnson knows the Crane Technique Note to tournament teams: don't fight James Johnson. James, 21-0 in his fighting career, is the…
For the third week in a row, the No. 1 team in the country loses, but at least this time they lost to the previous No. 1. So I guess we'll never settle this thing.