NC State–Wake Forest rivalry

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The NC State–Wake Forest rivalry[1][2] is a series of athletic contests between in-state rivals, the North Carolina State University Wolfpack and the Wake Forest University Demon Deacons. The first game was played in 1895 between the two institutions. Wake Forest was originally located in Wake Forest, North Carolina until it moved its campus across the state of North Carolina to Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1956, the two universities are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, where they meet every year in football due to being aligned in the Atlantic Division. The schools play each other twice in basketball every season, due to being primary partners.

Football[edit]

NC State–Wake Forest football rivalry
First meeting October 19, 1895
North Carolina A&M 4, Wake Forest 4,
Latest meeting November 18, 2017
Wake Forest 30, NC State 24
Next meeting 2018
Statistics
Meetings total 111
All-time series NC State leads, 66–39–6
Largest victory NC State, 76–0 (1908)
Longest win streak NC State, 10 (1908–1917)
Current win streak Wake Forest, 1 (2017–Present)

The NC State–Wake Forest football rivalry[3][4] is an American college football rivalry between the NC State Wolfpack football team of North Carolina State University and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team of Wake Forest University. It is the longest continuous rivalry between 2 ACC schools and the third longest in the nation, as NC State and Wake Forest have played consecutively every year since 1910.[5] Both universities are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and are members of the Atlantic Division. There have been 111 meetings between the two teams, with NC State leading the all-time series 66–39–6.[6] North Carolina State won the most recent contest, 33–16, on October 1, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina, the next contest between the two teams is scheduled for November 18, 2017 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.[7]

Results[edit]

NC State victories Wake Forest victories Tie games
No. Date Location Winner Score
1 October 19, 1895 Raleigh, NC Tie 4–4
2 September 30, 1908 Raleigh, NC North Carolina A&M 76–0
3 November 21, 1908 Wake Forest, NC North Carolina A&M 25–0
4 November 19, 1910 Raleigh, NC North Carolina A&M 23–3
5 November 18, 1911 Wake Forest, NC North Carolina A&M 13–6
6 November 2, 1912 Wake Forest, NC North Carolina A&M 12–0
7 November 1, 1913 Wake Forest, NC North Carolina A&M 37–0
8 October 3, 1914 Raleigh, NC North Carolina A&M 51–0
9 October 16, 1915 Wake Forest, NC North Carolina A&M 7–0
10 October 19, 1916 Wake Forest, NC North Carolina A&M 6–0
11 October 18, 1917 Raleigh, NC North Carolina A&M 17–6
12 November 23, 1918 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 21–0
13 November 27, 1919 Raleigh, NC NC State 21–7
14 November 25, 1920 Wake Forest, NC NC State 49–7
15 November 19, 1921 Wake Forest, NC NC State 14–0
16 November 25, 1922 Wake Forest, NC NC State 32–0
17 November 24, 1923 Wake Forest, NC Wake Forest 14–0
18 November 22, 1924 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 12–0
19 November 14, 1925 Raleigh, NC NC State 6–0
20 November 29, 1926 Raleigh, NC NC State 7–3
21 October 13, 1927 Raleigh, NC NC State 30–7
22 October 18, 1928 Raleigh, NC NC State 37–0
23 October 17, 1929 Raleigh, NC NC State 8–6
24 October 16, 1930 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 7–0
25 October 16, 1931 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 6–0
26 October 15, 1932 Raleigh, NC Tie 0–0
27 October 21, 1933 Raleigh, NC Tie 0–0
28 October 6, 1934 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 13–12
29 October 12, 1935 Raleigh, NC NC State 21–6
30 October 3, 1936 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 9–0
31 October 23, 1937 Wake Forest, NC NC State 20–0
32 October 15, 1938 Raleigh, NC NC State 19–7
33 October 14, 1939 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 32–0
34 November 9, 1940 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 20–14
35 October 18, 1941 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 7–0
36 October 17, 1942 Raleigh, NC Tie 0–0
37 October 16, 1943 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 54–6
38 October 23, 1944 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 21–7
39 October 20, 1945 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 19–18
40 October 19, 1946 Wake Forest, NC NC State 14–6
41 November 15, 1947 Raleigh, NC NC State 20–0
42 October 30, 1948 Wake Forest, NC Wake Forest 34–13
43 November 12, 1949 Raleigh, NC NC State 27–14
44 November 18, 1950 Wake Forest, NC Tie 6–6
45 September 29, 1951 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 21–6
46 November 1, 1952 Wake Forest, NC Wake Forest 21–6
47 October 17, 1953 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 20–7
48 October 2, 1954 Wake Forest, NC Wake Forest 26–0
49 October 15, 1955 Raleigh, NC Tie 13–13
50 November 3, 1956 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 13–0
51 November 2, 1957 Raleigh, NC NC State 19–0
52 October 11, 1958 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 13–7
53 October 18, 1959 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 17–14
54 November 5, 1960 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 14–12
55 October 21, 1961 Raleigh, NC NC State 7–0
56 November 22, 1962 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 27–3
No. Date Location Winner Score
57 November 22, 1963 Raleigh, NC NC State 42–0
58 November 20, 1964 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 27–13
59 September 25, 1965 Raleigh, NC NC State 13–11
60 October 1, 1966 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 15–12
61 October 21, 1967 Raleigh, NC NC State 24–7
62 September 14, 1968 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 10–6
63 September 13, 1969 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 22–21
64 November 14, 1970 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 16–3
65 October 9, 1971 Raleigh, NC NC State 21–14
66 October 14, 1972 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 42–13
67 November 24, 1973 Raleigh, NC NC State 52–13
68 September 7, 1974 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 33–15
69 September 13, 1975 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 30–22
70 September 11, 1976 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 20–18
71 September 24, 1977 Raleigh, NC NC State 41–14
72 September 30, 1978 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 34–10
73 September 29, 1979 Raleigh, NC NC State 17–14
74 September 27, 1980 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 27–7
75 September 12, 1981 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 28–23
76 September 18, 1982 Raleigh, NC NC State 30–0
77 October 1, 1983 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 38–15
78 September 22, 1984 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 24–15
79 September 21, 1985 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 20–17
80 September 20, 1986 Raleigh, NC NC State 42–38
81 September 19, 1987 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 21–3
82 September 17, 1988 Raleigh, NC NC State 14–6
83 September 16, 1989 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 27–17
84 September 15, 1990 Raleigh, NC NC State 20–15
85 September 16, 1991 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 30–3
86 November 21, 1992 Raleigh, NC NC State 42–14
87 September 11, 1993 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 34–16
88 October 15, 1994 Raleigh, NC NC State 34–3
89 November 18, 1995 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 52–23
90 November 23, 1996 Raleigh, NC NC State 37–22
91 September 25, 1997 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 19–18
92 November 7, 1998 Raleigh, NC NC State 38–27
93 September 25, 1999 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 31–17
94 November 25, 2000 Raleigh, NC NC State 32–14
95 October 6, 2001 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 17–14
96 September 14, 2002 Raleigh, NC NC State 32–13
97 September 6, 2003 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 38–24
98 October 2, 2004 Raleigh, NC NC State 27–21OT
99 October 22, 2005 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 27–19
100 October 14, 2006 Raleigh, NC Wake Forest 25–23
101 November 17, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 38–18
102 November 15, 2008 Raleigh, NC NC State 21–17
103 October 3, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 30–24
104 November 13, 2010 Raleigh, NC NC State 38–3
105 September 10, 2011 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 34–27
106 November 10, 2012 Raleigh, NC NC State 37–6
107 October 5, 2013 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 28–13
108 November 6, 2014 Raleigh, NC NC State 42–13
109 October 24, 2015 Winston-Salem, NC NC State 35–17
110 October 1, 2016 Raleigh, NC NC State 33–16
111 November 18, 2017 Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 30–24
Series: NC State leads 66–39–6

Men's basketball[edit]

NC State–Wake Forest men's basketball rivalry
First meeting 1911
Wake Forest 33, North Carolina A&M 6
Latest meeting February 17, 2018
NC State 90, Wake Forest 84
Statistics
Meetings total 247
All-time series NC State leads, 142–105
Current win streak NC State, 2 (2018–present)

NC State currently leads the series 142–105.[8]

The rivalry dates back to when Wake Forest was in Wake Forest, NC, and was only a short distance from NC State's campus in Raleigh, their rivalry eventually expanded into the Big Four with UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke, which are recognized as being some of the fiercest rivalries in NCAA men's basketball. The two teams will meet twice in the 2017–18 ACC regular season.

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