"We have to put egos aside and not worry about what this guy does or how much he scores," the Baltimore native says. "We had the leading scorer in the ACC and a bunch of All-ACC guys, and we got sent home early, so all that means nothing. If we put all that stuff aside, we'll be more successful."
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What this has done is reduce the Blue Devils to eight scholarship players for next year, while placing the Carolina program in such jeopardy that it could lose seven of its top eight players after the season.
Duke and North Carolina in a similar situation
Baker says he admires the way that N.C. State has revitalized its program, and the enthusiasm of Carter-Finley Stadium crowds appeals to him. He likes North Carolina's coaching staff and appreciates the determination that Coach John Bunting is showing in recruiting him.
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