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State, UNC hope to defy doubters

The forecasts shouldn't deliver an unexpected jolt to area Atlantic Coast Conference football fans. Still, it may be hard to keep from wincing ever so slightly as you gaze at those preseason publications that hit the newsstands earlier this month. <p><small><b>Other featured stories for 6/27:</b></small> <li><a href="" target=blank><b>No instant draftees in Class of 2005</b></a>

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State, UNC hope to defy doubters
Steve Phillips * High Point Enterprise
There sit Miami and Florida State at the top of the heap. There sits N.C. State amidst the middle of the pack. Bringing up the rear are Wake Forest, UNC and Duke. The order varies, but the teams seldom do. Read More

No instant draftees in Class of 2005
Tom Berry * High Point Enterprise
Expect these guys to stay. Over the last few weeks, N.C. State and North Carolina have received commitments from two basketball players ranked among the nation's top 50 rising high school seniors. But because they're not in the top 10 and not considered ready for the NBA out of high school, expect Courtney Fells and Bobby Frasor to stay in college awhile. Read More

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