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Tuesday, August 24, 2004

skipping over experience?

The Old Gold & Black captures the sentiment in Winston-Salem. Pundits, Wake Forest students, and Prosser's posse are looking forward to the Deamon Deacons' November 15th season opener.

Before he skipped town, Skip impressed me at Xavier. (As his life story, "the road less traveled," continues to impress me now). I'm am a Chris Paul fan. I'm on board with the club's pre-season expectations (ranking Wake third last May). But I can't help but wonder if Prosser has the experience to guide what will surely be a talented club to the promised land.

The ACC will be brutal. As the Deacons take their hits -- and they will -- will coach be able to rally the troops, making sure a still-young core learns from its mistakes?