Who's Playing

Fairfield @ Wake Forest

What to Know

The Fairfield Stags and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are opening their 2022-2023 seasons against one another at 8 p.m. ET Monday at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Fairfield struggled last season, ending up 15-18. Wake Forest ended up 25-10 last year and got to the NIT quarterfinals before being knocked out by the Texas A&M Aggies 67-52.

Since the experts predict a loss, the Stags will need to dig deep. We'll soon see whether they can make the experts look bad.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • TV: ESPN Plus
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $5.49


The Demon Deacons are a big 12.5-point favorite against the Stags, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Demon Deacons as an 11.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -117

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last seven years.