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Steve Forbes to Wake Forest

East Tennessee State’s Steve Forbes will be named as the next head coach at Wake Forest. He will replace Danny Manning who was fired after six seasons this past weekend. Forbes has spent the past five seasons at ETSU where he compiled a 130–43 (.751) record. This past season, the Bucs went 30-4 (16-2) and

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HOT: Updated Wake Forest names and odds

The search at Wake Forest has been moving quickly with interviews taking place since early this week. Here is the updated list – today’s odds in GREEN, Saturday’s odds are in RED: Steve Forbes (2 to 1 / 25 to 1) – Head Coach East Tennessee. Has shot quickly to the top of this search.

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DAILY DIRT – 4/29/20

Some mid-week DIRT… I’m adding a few names to my original LIST at Wake Forest from Saturday. It now sounds like Harvard’s Tommy Amaker and Northwestern’s Chris Collins are in play here. I’ve also heard that some guys on my original list have already spoken to Wake: Wes Miller (UNCG), Ryan Odom (UMBC), and Steve

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Early Wake Forest names and odds

The ink has barely dried on Danny Manning’s monster buyout at Wake Forest, but things will need to move quickly in Winston-Salem. Here are seven potential candidate at Wake with early odds: John Beilein (3 to 1) – Former Head Coach Cleveland Cavs / University of Michigan. Veteran who has proven he can win at

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OFFICIAL: Manning relieved of duties at Wake Forest

Following up on the reports from earlier today. Wake Forest has now released an official statement concerning the dismissal of head basketball coach Danny Manning: Wake Forest University Director of Athletics John Currie announced today that men’s basketball head coach Danny Manning has been relieved of his duties. “After a comprehensive review of the men’s

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BREAKING: Wake Forest fires Danny Manning

Wake Forest has fired head basketball coach Danny Manning. This was first reported by Jeff Goodman of stadium.com, earlier this morning. The firing comes just weeks after Manning told the Winston-Salem Journal that he expected to return next season. In his six seasons as the Deamon Deacons head coach, Manning has gone 78-111 (30-80 ACC,

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Wake Forest Dirt…

Following up on my Tweet from Vacationland earlier this morning… I can confirm that University of New Orleans director of basketball operations Corey Schmidt will be hired as the video coordinator at Wake Forest. Schmidt has been a member of the Privateers staff for the last four seasons, and has been part of a program

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Rex Walters joins Wake Forest Basketball Staff

The Wake Forest men’s basketball program announced Monday (May 13) the addition of Rex Walters as an Associate Head Coach. Walters joins the program after spending last season as the Special Assistant to the Head Coach at Nevada. “First and foremost, I am excited about working for Danny Manning,” said Walters. “Coach Manning is someone

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