Mitchell Wilbekin
Mitchell  Wilbekin


Gainesville, Fla.

High School:
The Rock School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180



Deacs Cruise to 79-62 Victory Over Georgia Tech

Doral Moore recorded his 10th double-double of the season


Mitchell Wilbekin Named Candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Wilbekin is one of 30 seniors nationally up for the award


Deacs Notch First-Ever Win Over Syracuse, 73-67

The Demon Deacons won their ACC home opener for the first time since 2013-14


Wake Forest Downed by No. 21 Tennessee, 79-60

Keyshawn Woods led all scorers with 18 points


Deacs Rally For 84-80 Win at Coastal

The Demon Deacons erased a five-point halftime deficit for their sixth-straight victory


2014-15 Media Day Coverage

The Demon Deacons hosted media day for the 2014-15 season at the Coliseum on Tuesday afternoon.


Mitchell Wilbekin - I Am


Wake Forest Begins Basketball Practice


Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame

Wake Forest played Notre Dame in the regular season home finale Feb. 24 at the LJVM Coliseum.


Wake Forest vs. NC State

The Demon Deacons played host to the NC State Wolfpack on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the LJVM Coliseum.


Wake Forest vs. Duke

Wake Forest hosted No. 4 Duke at the LJVM Coliseum on Tuesday, Jan. 23.


Wake Forest vs. Kansas State (NCAA First Four)

Wake Forest vs. Kansas State (NCAA First Four) March 14, 2017


USATSI Gallery - No. 8 Louisville @ Wake Forest

USATSI Gallery - No. 8 Louisville @ Wake Forest

• Started 66 games over his first three seasons, leading the team in free throw percentage each year
• Enters the season with 148 career 3-pointers, ninth most in Wake Forest history
• Older brother, Scottie, was an All-American at Florida

• Appeared in 32 games, including 10 starts
• Averaged 7.0 points and 1.5 rebounds per game
• Scored in double figures in 10 games
• Led the team in free throw percentage (89.3) for the third straight year
• Had an ACC career-high 16 points (tying career-high four 3-pointers), season-high five rebounds and tied a career high with five assists vs. Georgia Tech (Feb. 4)
• Scored 12 points, including 6-6 FTs, at NC State (Jan. 21)
• Had 11 points (3-3 3FG) vs. No. 8 Louisville (Mar. 1)
• Made first 16 free throws of the year before his first miss, a streak of 31 consecutive free throws dating back to 2015-16, longest streak by a Deac since 1999-00

• Appeared in all 31 games, making 30 starts
• Averaged 7.3 points and 2.0 rebounds per game
• Led the team in free throw percentage
• Made multiple 3-pointers in 17 games
• Scored in double figures in 10 games
• Scored a career-high 17 points at Bucknell (Nov. 15)
• Had 15 points and four assists vs. UCLA (Nov. 25)
• Scored 13 points vs. No. 13 Indiana (Nov. 23)
• Had 13 points and four assists at Virginia Tech (Jan. 13)

• Appeared in 29 games, making 26 starts, during his rookie season
• Averaged 7.2 points and 2.3 rebounds per game
• Led the team in free throw percentage and 3-point percentage
• Made multiple 3-pointers in 16 games
• Scored in double figures in 11 games, including six ACC contests
• Had a season-high 15 points vs. Virginia Tech (Jan. 31)
• Scored 14 points (5-5 FG, 4-4 3FG) in home finale vs. Pitt (Mar. 1)
• Season-high five assists at Syracuse (Jan. 13)
• Had 12 points vs. Iona in first career start (Nov. 21)

• Finished his career as the all-time leading scorer in The Rock School history with 1,755 points
• Earned six letters in basketball after joining the varsity team as a seventh-grader
• Four-time all-state honoree, earning first team honors as a freshman, junior and senior (second team all-state as a sophomore)
• Averaged 14.9 points, 2.8 assists and 2.1 steals as a senior in 2013-14, leading The Rock to the SSIAA state semifinals
• Chosen as the Sunshine Independent Athletic Association (SIAA) Player of the Year and the Gainesville Sun Area Player of the Year in 2013-14
• Named the state tournament MVP after leading the Lions to the state championship alongside teammate and future Kansas center Joel Embiid
• Ranked as a three-star recruit by Rivals, Scout and 247 Sports
• Played AAU ball for Florida Elite

• Full name is Mitchell Douglas Wilbekin
• Son of Svend and Katy Wilbekin
• Born Nov. 25, 1994 in Gainesville, Fla.
• Has two brothers, Scottie and Andrew
• Scottie was a four-year letterwinner in basketball at the University of Florida and was the 2013-14 SEC Player of the Year and All-American while leading the Gators to the Final Four

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