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After a 10-day break from the court, NC State fought hard on the road in Chapel Hill before coming up short in an 86-76 loss. Miles and Cory take a look back on the fourth straight ACC loss and look forward to Wednesday against Wake Forest at home.

Why is NC State still struggling on the defensive end? What led to UNC dominating the boards? Where is the Pack lacking when it comes to scoring threats? Can State turn things around this week at home against Wake?