2015–16 Wake Forest Demon Deacons women's basketball team

The 2015–16 Wake Forest Demon Deacons women's basketball team will represent Wake Forest University during the 2015–16 college basketball season. The Demon Deacons, led by fourth year head coach Jen Hoover. The Demon Deacons are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference and play their home games at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. They finished the season 17–16, 6–10 in ACC play to finish in a tie for ninth place. They advanced to the second round of the ACC Women's Tournament where they lost to Georgia Tech. They were invited to the Women's National Invitation Tournament where they defeated Charlotte in the first round before losing to Florida Gulf Coast in the second round.

2015–16 Wake Forest Demon Deacons women's basketball
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
WNIT, Second Round
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2015–16 record17–16 (6–10 ACC)
Head coachJen Hoover (4th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Mike Terry
  • Gayle Coats Fulks
  • Clarisse Garcia
Home arenaLJVM Coliseum
Seasons
2015–16 ACC women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 Notre Dame 16 0   1.000     33 2   .943
#8 Louisville 15 1   .938     26 8   .765
#14 Syracuse 13 3   .813     30 8   .789
#17 Florida State 13 3   .813     25 8   .758
#19 Miami (FL) 10 6   .625     24 9   .727
NC State 10 6   .625     20 11   .645
Duke 8 8   .500     20 12   .625
Georgia Tech 8 8   .500     20 13   .606
Virginia 6 10   .375     18 16   .529
Wake Forest 6 10   .375     17 16   .515
Virginia Tech 5 11   .313     18 14   .563
North Carolina 4 12   .250     14 18   .438
Pittsburgh 4 12   .250     13 18   .419
Boston College 2 14   .125     15 16   .484
Clemson 0 16   .000     4 26   .133
2016 ACC Tournament winner
As of April 5, 2016; Rankings from AP Poll

2015–16 mediaEdit

Wake Forest IMG Sports NetworkEdit

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons IMG Sports Network will broadcast Demon Deacons games on Wake Forest All Access. You can also keep track on Twitter @WakeWBB. Post game interviews are posted on the schools YouTube Channel.

RosterEdit

2015–16 Wake Forest Demon Deacons women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G/F 1 Destini Walker 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Fr Hermitage Ossining, NY
G 2 Amber Campbell 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) So Northwood Academy Charleston, SC
G 3 Ataijah Taylor 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Jr Salem Roanoke, VA
F 5 Clarisse Berranger 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) GS Lycée Alain-Fournier
Université de Limoges
Remiremont, France
G 10 Taylor Gordon 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) So McEachern Powder Springs, GA
G 11 Jill Brunori 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) RS So Hilton Head Preparatory Hilton Head, SC
G 15 Kortni Simmons 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr West Florence Spotsylvania, PA
F 21 Keyonna Allen 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) GS Forest Park
Presbyterian
Forest Park, GA
G 24 Kelila Atkinson 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) RS So Riverdale Baptist Woodbridge, VA
G 25 Ariel Stephenson 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Fr Prince George Prince George, VA
F 32 Milan Quinn 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) So Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology Charlotte, NC
F 42 Kandice Ball 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Jr Oak Hill Academy Pulaski, VA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2015-10-21

ScheduleEdit

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
11/13/2015*
5:00 PM, ESPN3
LSU W 60–57  1–0
LJVM Coliseum (662)
Winston-Salem, NC
11/15/2015*
2:00 PM
East Tennessee State W 69–52  2–0
LJVM Coliseum (554)
Winston-Salem, NC
11/17/2015*
7:00 PM
Davidson W 77–58  3–0
LJVM Coliseum (383)
Winston-Salem, NC
11/22/2015*
7:00 PM, SECN
at Missouri L 81–94  3–1
Mizzou Arena (2,538)
Columbia, MO
11/25/2015*
2:00 PM
La Salle W 61–53  4–1
LJVM Coliseum (365)
Winston-Salem, NC
11/29/2015*
2:00 PM
at American W 71–70  5–1
Bender Arena (268)
Washington, D.C.
12/02/2015*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Wisconsin
ACC–Big Ten Women's Challenge
L 51–64  5–2
LJVM Coliseum (382)
Winston-Salem, NC
12/06/2015*
2:00 PM
Belmont L 64–78  5–3
LJVM Coliseum (497)
Winston-Salem, NC
12/14/2015*
11:00 AM
Jacksonville W 57–51  6–3
LJVM Coliseum (8,849)
Winston-Salem, NC
12/18/2015*
7:30 PM
vs. Coastal Carolina
Carolinas Challenge
W 81–52  7–3
Myrtle Beach Convention Center (527)
Myrtle Beach, SC
12/20/2015*
2:00 PM
Richmond W 43–33  8–3
LJVM Coliseum (584)
Winston-Salem, NC
12/28/2015*
2:00 PM
vs. Hampton
The Surfing Santa Classic semifinals
L 42–47  8–4
FIU Arena (375)
Miami, FL
12/29/2015*
2:00 PM
at FIU
The Surfing Santa Classic 3rd place game
W 57–53  9–4
FIU Arena (353)
Miami, FL
ACC regular season
01/03/2016
2:00 PM
at NC State L 47–64  9–5 (0–1)
Broughton HS (2,065)
Raleigh, NC
01/07/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at No. 18 Duke L 68–95  9–6 (0–2)
Cameron Indoor Stadium (3,937)
Durham, NC
01/10/2016
2:00 PM
Virginia L 50–52  9–7 (0–3)
LJVM Coliseum (875)
Winston-Salem, NC
01/14/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at No. 21 Miami (FL) L 60–71  9–8 (0–4)
BankUnited Center (606)
Coral Gables, FL
01/17/2016
2:00 PM
Syracuse L 65–91  9–9 (0–5)
LJVM Coliseum (529)
Winston-Salem, NC
01/21/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN3
North Carolina W 75–63  10–9 (1–5)
LJVM Coliseum (635)
Winston-Salem, NC
01/24/2016
1:00 PM, RSN
at Boston College W 65–59  11–9 (2–5)
Conte Forum (544)
Chestnut Hill, MA
01/28/2016
7:00 PM
No. 11 Florida State L 55–96  11–10 (2–6)
LJVM Coliseum (670)
Winston-Salem, NC
01/31/2016
1:00 PM, RSN
at No. 14 Louisville L 54–78  11–11 (2–7)
KFC Yum! Center (9,673)
Louisville, KY
02/04/2016
7:00 PM
at Pittsburgh W 60–49  12–11 (3-7)
Peterson Events Center (828)
Pittsburgh, PA
02/07/2016
3:00 PM, RSN
NC State W 63–58  13–11 (4–7)
LJVM Coliseum (701)
Winston-Salem, NC
02/11/2016
7:00 PM
at Clemson W 55–45  14–11 (5–7)
Jervey Athletic Center (641)
Clemson, SC
02/14/2016
2:00 PM, ESPN3
Duke W 64–58  15–11 (6–7)
LJVM Coliseum (1,458)
Winston-Salem, NC
02/18/2016
7:00 PM
No. 2 Notre Dame L 52–86  15–12 (6–8)
LJVM Coliseum (692)
Winston-Salem, NC
02/25/2016
7:00 PM
Virginia Tech L 48–54  15–13 (6–9)
LJVM Coliseum (679)
Winston-Salem, NC
02/28/2016
2:00 PM, ESPN3
at Georgia Tech L 51–66  15–14 (6–10)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (1,316)
Atlanta, GA
ACC Women's Tournament
03/02/2016
3:30 PM, RSN
vs. Clemson
First Round
W 73–58  16–14
Greensboro Coliseum 
Greensboro, NC
03/03/2016
6:00 PM, RSN
vs. Georgia Tech
Second Round
L 65–67  16–15
Greensboro Coliseum 
Greensboro, NC
WNIT
03/17/2016*
7:00 PM
at Charlotte
First Round
W 72–69  17–15
Dale F. Halton Arena (497)
Charlotte, NC
03/21/2016*
7:00 PM
at Florida Gulf Coast
Second Round
L 48–67  17–16
Alico Arena (1,505)
Fort Myers, FL
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern.

RankingsEdit

Regular Season Polls
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Coaches NR NR NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV NR NR NR NR NR
Legend
  Increase in ranking
  Decrease in ranking
  Not ranked previous week
(RV)   Received Votes

See alsoEdit

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