1961–62 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team

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1961–62 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball
ACC regular season champion
ACC Tournament champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 7
1961–62 record 22–9 (12–2 ACC)
Head coach Bones McKinney (5th season)
Home arena Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum
Seasons

The 1961–62 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team represented Wake Forest University.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • East
    • Wake Forest 92, Yale 82
    • Wake Forest 96, St. Joseph’s, Pennsylvania 85
    • Wake Forest 79, Villanova 69
  • Final Four
    • Ohio State 84, Wake Forest 68[1]
  • Third Place Game
    • Wake Forest 82, UCLA 80

Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1 5 Len Chappell Syracuse Nationals

[2]

Other notable players[edit]

  • Billy Packer, who would become famous as a college basketball broadcaster.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.databasesports.com/ncaab/tourney.htm?yr=1962
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-03-31. Retrieved 2009-04-24.