Michael Drum
Michael  Drum


Rural Hall, NC

High School:
North Forsyth

Last College:
Presbyterian College

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 204





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Wake Forest 73, Elon 48 - November 17, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)

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Full Name: Michael Tanner Drum

Major: Communication

Birth Date: Dec. 12, 1983

Birth Place: Winston-Salem, NC

Parents' Names: Tommy and Matella Drum

High School Coach: Mike Muse

A fundamentally-sound, intelligent player who shoots well from the perimeter... extremely unselfish... played two very productive seasons for Wake Forest after transferring from Presbyterian... was a part-time starter each of the last two seasons... grew up in the Winston-Salem area and played high school ball under coach Mike Muse, who is now the Deacon director of basketball operations... Drum finished his career with the fourth-highest three-point single-season field goal percentage in Wake Forest history (.475)... sat out the 2004-05 season as a transfer... came to Wake as a non-scholarship player.

Shot 47.5 percent from three-point range... started 12 times... played an average of 23.4 minutes... shot 84.4 percent from the free throw line... recorded 26 steals... was Wake's second-leading scorer in ACC games (8.4 ppg)... scored a career-high 21 points Jan. 9 vs. Boston College... hit the game-winning bucket -- a layup with four seconds on the clock--against Clemson on Feb. 14... scored in double figures 10 times... led the Deacs in scoring twice... tied for second on the team in charges drawn with eight.

Played in all 34 games... started 14 times and averaged 22.0 minutes per game ... ranked third on the team with 28 three-point field goals ... shot 79.7 percent from the free throw line ... shot 81.8 percent from the line in ACC games ... owned the team's best assist-to-turnover ratio with 63 assists and 48 turnovers ... played extremely well in the ACC Tournament ... averaged 9 points and 2.7 assists per game in the tournament ... made 5-of-8 three-point field goals over three games ... was 6-of-11 from three-point range during the month of March ... scored in double figures seven times ... was a surprise starter in the season opener against Mississippi Valley State ... erupted for 15 points, dished out 5 assists and made 4 three-point field goals in Nov. 18 win against Texas Tech at Madison Square Garden ... poured in 18 points, made 6-of-7 shots and went 5-of-5 from the free throw line Jan. 21 at NC State.

Sat out the 2004-05 season after transferring from Presbyterian ... practiced with the team all season, serving as a member of the scout team.

Presbyterian College
A standout performer for the Blue Hose in 2002-03 and 2003-04... led Presbyterian (located in Clinton, SC) in scoring in 2003-04 with 11.9 points per game ... started 23 games and averaged 29.7 minutes per contest ... led team to a 16-12 record ... started 35 of 36 games as a freshman in 2002-03 ... averaged 10.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and made 34 three-point field goals.

High School
North Forsyth High School ... played four years for the Vikings ... averaged 20 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals per game as a senior ... named honorable mention all-state ... named the Player of the Year in the Metro 4-A ... named All-Northwest North Carolina ... honorable mention all-state ... selected to play in the East/West High School All-Star Game ... a good student who earned a perfect 4.0 GPA and was a member of the National Honor Society ... also played baseball for two years for the Vikings ... played AAU ball for the Carolina Hornets... coached in AAU ball by Walter Faye.

Grew up close to the Wake Forest campus in Rural Hall, NC ... born Dec. 12, 1983 in Rural Hall ... majored in communication ... sister, Molly, attended Wake Forest ... post-school ambition is to coach college basketball ... chose Wake Forest for the "great education and basketball tradition" ... a non-scholarship player ... gets a financial break on tuition because his mother, Matella, is employed by the University's hospital.

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