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Mitchell Wilbekin
Mitchell  Wilbekin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Fla.

High School:
The Rock School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
Guard

03/06/2018

Deacs Fall to Syracuse in ACC Tournament, 73-64

Bryant Crawford led the Deacs with a game-high 22 points

02/14/2018

Deacs Cruise to 79-62 Victory Over Georgia Tech

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

01/04/2018

Mitchell Wilbekin Named Candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Wilbekin is one of 30 seniors nationally up for the award

01/03/2018

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

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

12/23/2017

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

Keyshawn Woods led all scorers with 18 points

10/22/2014

2014-15 Media Day Coverage

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

10/20/2014

Mitchell Wilbekin - I Am

10/06/2014

Wake Forest Begins Basketball Practice

02/24/2018

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame

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

02/17/2018

Wake Forest vs. NC State

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

01/23/2018

Wake Forest vs. Duke

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

03/14/2017

Wake Forest vs. Kansas State (NCAA First Four)

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

03/01/2017

USATSI Gallery - No. 8 Louisville @ Wake Forest

USATSI Gallery - No. 8 Louisville @ Wake Forest

OF NOTE
• Appeared in 119 games, starting 89, over his four year career
• Finished his career with 197 career 3-pointers, sixth most in Wake Forest history
• Led the team in free throw percentage as a freshman, sophomore and junior
• One of four Demon Deacons to make at least 40 3-pointers in all four seasons of their career (Randolph Childress, Craig Dawson, Robert O'Kelley)

2017-18 SEASON (SENIOR)
• Appeared in 27 games, including 23 starts
• Averaged 8.6 points and 2.3 rebounds per game
• Scored in double figures in 13 games
• Led the team in 3-point shooting at 42.5 percent, while making a career-best 51 threes
• Tied a career high with 17 points against Army West Point (Dec. 8)
• Scored 14 points (4-6 3FG) on his senior day vs. Notre Dame (Feb. 24)
• After missing four games due to injury, returned at Syracuse (Feb. 11) with 13 points (4-5 3FG, tying career-high 3-pointers)
• Senior CLASS Award nominee

2016-17 SEASON (JUNIOR)
• 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

2015-16 SEASON (SOPHOMORE)
• 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)

2014-15 SEASON (FRESHMAN)
• 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)

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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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