April 2, 2014
Complete 2013-14 Season in Review
2013-14 Season Highlights:
Wake Forest finished the season 17-16 overall and 6-12 in ACC play. The Demon Deacons, who went 2-3 against ranked teams on the year, tied for 11th in the final conference standings.
Wake Forest went 14-4 at home and posted wins over No. 4-ranked Duke and No. 19-ranked North Carolina. The Deacons also beat NC State on a Codi Miller-McIntyre buzzer-beater to give Wake Forest its first home sweep of its Tobacco Road rivals since 2008-09.
Wake Forest led the ACC and ranked 19th nationally in free throw rate (50.1). The Deacons scored over 17 points per game at the line and averaged nearly 27 free throw attempts per contest.
Wake Forest ranked third in the ACC in 3-point field goal defense, limiting its opponents to a combined 31.4 percent mark from long range.
Wake Forest averaged 12.4 turnovers per game, its lowest turnover mark since 1994.
Wake Forest overcame a halftime deficit to post wins in four games this season, including eight-point deficits against St. Bonaventure and NC State and a seven-point deficit against Clemson. The Deacons also posted double-digit comeback wins in three games.
Wake Forest defeated Notre Dame in the opening round of the ACC Tournament to snap a seven-game losing streak at the conference event.
Senior forward Travis McKie tied Tim Duncan for the most career starts (127) at Wake Forest. McKie became just the ninth player in ACC history to start every game for his team during a four-year career.
McKie wrapped up a productive career at Wake Forest, finishing ranked among the program career leaders in rebounding (10th) and scoring (16th), in addition to blocks, steals, 3-pointers, free throws and minutes played.
McKie became just the eighth player in Wake Forest history with 1,600 points and 800 rebounds in a career.
McKie was named the ACC Co-Player of the Week on Jan. 27 after averaging 19 points in wins over Virginia Tech and Notre Dame.
Graduate student Coron Williams was the first Deacon in eight years to rank among the ACC leaders in 3-point percentage (40.3, 2nd) and 3-point field goals (2.2, 6th). He scored his 1,000th career point between Robert Morris and Wake Forest in mid-November.
Williams committed just 10 turnovers in 834 minutes on the season.
Williams was named to the Academic All-ACC Team.
Sophomore guard Codi Miller-McIntyre ranked seventh in the ACC in assists (4.2 apg) and assist/turnover ratio (2.09).
Miller-McIntyre was the first Demon Deacon since Jeff Teague in 2008-09 to lead the team in both scoring and assists.
Sophomore forward Devin Thomas ranked fourth in the ACC in rebounding (7.5 rpg). Thomas was the team's second-leading scorer (11.1 ppg), led the team in field goal percentage (53.9%) and ranked second in blocks, third in assists and fifth in steals.
McKie and sophomore forward Tyler Cavanaugh were two of the top free throw shooters in the ACC. McKie (80.9%) ranked seventh in the league in all games, while Cavanaugh (84.5%) was third in conference games.
Sophomore center Andre Washington ranked 10th in the ACC in blocks (1.2 bpg) despite averaging just under eight minutes played per game.
Sophomore Aaron Rountree III was a nominee for the Allstate NABC Good Works Team for his efforts in the community.
Wake Forest had 17 20-point performances on the year, including nine from Miller-McIntyre, three apiece from McKie and Thomas and one each from Cavanaugh and Williams.