Team preview: Wake Forest

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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


With 24 wins, including an emotional beating of eventual national champion North Carolina, and one glorious week atop the national polls, the 2008-09 basketball season was an unforgettable one for Wake Forest.

So how come the only thing anyone seems to remember about it is the unhappy way it ended?