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Mitchell Wilbekin
Mitchell  Wilbekin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Fla.

High School:
The Rock School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Position:
Guard

03/31/2015

Wake Forest Hands Out Team Awards

The Demon Deacons were recognized during the team banquet on Monday

03/01/2015

GET IT TO THE GREEK: Mitoglou's Triple Sparks Deacs Past Pitt

The Deacons overcame a nine-point second half deficit to beat the Panthers 69-66

02/11/2015

Miller-McIntyre Scores 1,000th Point in 72-70 Win over Miami

Codi Miller-McIntyre scored his 1,000th career point with a late basket and Konstantinos Mitoglou hit six triples in the victory.

01/31/2015

Clutch Shots Help Deacons Beat Virginia Tech, 73-70

Codi Miller-McIntyre was a perfect 7-of-7 from the floor, leading Wake Forest to an ACC victory with 19 points.

01/31/2015

Postgame Quotes - Wake Forest 73, Virginia Tech 70

Postgame quotes following Wake Forest's win over Virginia Tech

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

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

02/22/2017

Wake Forest vs. Pitt

The Wake Forest men's basketball team took on Pitt inside the LJVM Coliseum on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

02/11/2017

USATSI Gallery - NC State @ Wake Forest

USATSI Gallery - NC State @ Wake Forest

02/07/2017

USATSI Gallery - Wake Forest @ Notre Dame

USATSI Gallery - Wake Forest @ Notre Dame

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

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 season before first miss, a streak of 31 consecutive free throws dating back to last season, 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)
• Scored three points vs. UNC Asheville in collegiate debut (Nov. 14)

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 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 (one older and one younger), 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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