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Danger lurks in an unfamiliar basketball lair late Wednesday night.
Syracuse will meet Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, where the Demon Deacons have won 13 straight home games dating to last season's finale. North Carolina has been a 2014 victim. So has Notre Dame.
Last year, Wake knocked off Miami and Florida State — two of the ACC's best teams — on its home court. The Demon Deacons finished last season with a 13-18 record. They were 6-12 in the ACC. All of those wins came at the Joel Coliseum.
Wake coach Jeff Bdzelik keeps fielding questions about his team's remarkable ability to win at home. Bdzelik traces the home winning streak and Wake's road difficulties to the same source:
The youth of his players.
"They're comfortable at home," Bdzelik said. "We have a young basketball team. They feed off the energy. We've got great fans here at Wake Forest. Last year, we had the fourth-best attendance in the ACC. We had almost 12,000 people for Notr...
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