December 5, 2008
Size is on its way
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons played four players Wednesday night against
Indiana that stood 6-foot-11 or bigger. Then on top of that they have a pair of
probable future NBA players in 6-foot-9 forwards James Johnson and Al-Farouq
Aminu. It was a nightmare match-up for a Hoosier team that has had to build from
scratch under new coach Tom Crean. The good news for the Indiana coach is
the signing last month of four players that stand 6-foot-8 or bigger. Ironically
the tallest of the signees was in the stands in Winston-Salem. 6-foot-11 Bawa
Muniru made the drive over from Durham, North Carolina where he how suits up for
Mt. Zion Academy.
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