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Following a bye week for both programs after a strong start to the season, No. 11 Miami will travel to NC State on Friday night. Ahead of the matchup, David Lake of Inside The U joins the Pregame Podcast to discuss the Hurricanes.

What type of culture has Manny Diaz built in Miami? How dynamic has D'Eriq King made the Canes' offense? Where does the defense stack up after six games? Who does Lake predict will pull this game out in primetime on Friday night?