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Deacon Dump: Deacs vs Pack & basketball begins

This week could be the most jam-packed of the year for Wake Forest sports aficionados. No breaks-- big event after big event after big event.

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Another basketball season opens on Friday night against Radford. Sporting seven freshman, this team has tremendous talent, but is a complete unknown. Certainly some promise, but Jeff Bzdelik needs more than potential to keep his job after this season.

Football is one win away from bowl eligibility at rival NC State-- also striving to reach the promise land of six wins. The Wolfpack were embarrassed last week at home by lowly Virginia. How will they respond? The Deacs are coming off a strong home victory over BC, where Michael Campanaro was a monster. But how will Campanaro play with stud cornerback David Amerson covering him?

Both soccer teams have had phenomenal seasons. The #10 Lady Deacs open their campaign to return to the illustrious College Cup at home against Georgia Southern at 7pm. The #13 men's squad will wait until Monday to learn their NCAA Tournament fate.A lot of intriguing sporting events this weekend. Get out and support! Go Deacs! - WFU-NCSU Capsule
Here's all the necessary information about the battle in Raleigh. - Grobe and player Q-&-A's
Interviews with Coach Grobe, Michael Campanaro and Tylor Harris about the huge victory over BC and the upcoming road test at NC State.

Wolfpack looks to rebound against Wake Forest - NC State -
The NC State season has been a complete roller coaster ride. They entered the season with sky-high expectations-- fulfilled with the upset of Florida State-- only to lose back-to-back to UNC and Virginia. What NC State team will we see on Saturday?

My Take on Wake - Himebauch Earning His Keep |
Tremendous credit goes to first year offensive line coach Jonathan Himebauch. Only two of the original five starters remain, but he has scraped out a line that, for the most part, has given Tanner Price the necessary time to make reads.

Wake’s Michael Campanaro emerges as a double threat -
The Atlantic Coast Conference’s top receiver once again can try to beat teams by throwing the ball. Wake Forest’s Michael Campanaro says his broken right hand has healed enough that "I got my fingers back," and that could make him doubly dangerous.

What is each ACC team playing for? - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
Only three regular-season games remain. So what is every team in the ACC playing for down the stretch?

Starving for success - Winston-Salem Journal: Basketball
It's now or never for Jeff Bzdelik. He has already had two painful years to weed out the players that didn't buy and has been given ample time to pick his own talent.

ACC 2012-13 College Basketball Preview |
Here's a preview to the ACC this season, including predictions for the All-ACC teams and final standings.

10 College Basketball Coaches on the Hot Seat in 2012-13 |
No surprise... Jeff Bzdelik is among the 10 head coaches who need to succeed immediately or they will be sent packing.

Ron Wellman explaining the Jeff Bzdelik hire at Wake Forest PARODY - YouTube
For some reason only known to him four years ago Ron Wellman fired Dino Gaudio so he could hire Jeff Bzdelik. And since that move Wake Forest basketball has been a dumpster fire.

Deacs to Host GA Southern in NCAA Championship Opener - The Official Site of Wake Forest Demon Deacon Athletics
The Wake Forest women's soccer team earned a No. 3 seed in the 2012 NCAA Championship and will host Georgia Southern in a first round match on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Spry Stadium.

Virginia Advances Past Deacs in ACC Tourney on PKs - The Official Site of Wake Forest Demon Deacon Athletics
After playing to a 2-2 draw through regulation and a pair of 10-minute overtime periods, Virginia advanced past No. 13 Wake Forest on penalty kicks on Tuesday night at Spry Stadium to move on to the ACC Men's Soccer Championship Semifinals.

Sean Okoli Earns ACC Player of the Week Award - The Official Site of Wake Forest Demon Deacon Athletics
Wake Forest sophomore forward Sean Okoli has been named ACC Player of the Week for the second time in three weeks, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.