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Thursday, February 03, 2005

Ho hum, Wake beats Duke at home

Wake Forest 92 Duke 89

Chris Paul steps back up, Daniel Ewing gets into fould trouble, J.J. Redick almost brings Duke back single-handedly, Deacs fans don't rush the court......

WSJ coverage:

"Ultimately the Blue Devils never could overcome the foul trouble that saddled Daniel Ewing nor the control that point guard Chris Paul exerted over the game."

Lenox Rawlings:

"Wake had more elements and more avenues and, for certain stretches, a respectable defense. That's the volatile variable in the Deacons' NCAA title bid."

John Dell, writing about Ewing:

"It doesn't happen too often, but when an important spoke is broken, it makes things difficult."

Herald-Sun coverage

Ewing on the first-half scrum that resulted in technicals for him and Paul, with a third personal for Ewing:

"It was just two competitive players fighting over the ball. If anything, I don't think there should have been a technical foul called on anyone because you couldn't see anything on the bottom."

P.S.- K's not going to coach the Lakers.

Frank Dascenzo: The Devils and the Deacs do it all over again in a mere 18 days.