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Previewing Wake Forest

Only 37 hours after an overtime loss Duke, the Tar Heels tip-off against Wake Forest -- a rematch of one of the most exciting games in conference history. The game in Lawrence Joel Coliseum starts at 1 p.m. Saturday and will be televised by CBS. <center> (<a target=new href="http://livestats.tarheelblue.ocsn.com/livestats/data/m-baskbl/214964/">LIVE STATS</a>)</center>

North Carolina (13-6, 3-5) vs. Wake Forest (13-5, 4-4)
Lawrence Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem, N.C.
1 p.m., CBS (Verne Lundquist, Billy Packer)

Quotables:

"This is going to be a game where blood is going to be drawn, where fouls are going to be called, where talking will be going on. Both teams really need this one extremely, extremely badly." -- Eric Williams

Probable Starting Lineup: 
   Chris Paul (6-0, 168, G, Fr.) – 12.2 ppg, 5.4 apg
   Taron Downey (6-2, 180, G, Jr.) – 10.5 ppg, 3.2 apg
   Justin Gray (6-2, 185, G, So.) – 14.8 ppg, 2.9 apg
   Jamaal Levy (6-9, 180, F, Jr.) – 10.4 ppg, 8.1 rpg
   Eric Williams (6-9, 275, C, So.) – 13.4 ppg, 5.7 rpg
Key Reserves: 
   Trent Strickland (6-5, 200, F, So.) – 8.1 ppg, 3.8 rpg
   Vytas Danelius (6-9, 228, F, Jr.) – 8.1 ppg, 3.8 rpg
   Kyle Visser (6-9, 224, F, Fr.) – 5.6 ppg, 3.3 rpg
   Todd Hendley (6-9, 213, F, Fr.) – 2.7 ppg, 1.9 rpg
   Chris Ellis (6-9, 265, F, Fr.) – 1.8 ppg, 1.4 rpg

First Meeting: In a triple-overtime classic, Wake Forest prevailed, 119-114. For a game recap, including stats, quotes, photos, etc. -- CLICK HERE

Season Update: The Deacs have lost five of their last seven games -- four of their last six in the ACC. They enter the matchup with UNC coming off a 73-68 loss at N.C. State.

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Gray ... Williams


Danelius ... Paul


Prosser ... Downey


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