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                                                                                                                                    Strickland
                                                                                                                                    Notebook

                                                                                                                                    PERSONAL
                                                                                                                                    Full Name
                                                                                                                                    Christopher Trent Strickland, Jr.
                                                                                                                                    Major
                                                                                                                                    Undecided
                                                                                                                                    Birthdate
Was perhaps the biggest surprise of last year’s freshman                                                                            April 22, 1984
class ... played in every game and was a key reserve off the
                                                                                                                                    Birthplace
bench ... adjusted well and quickly to the intensity of bas-
                                                                                                                                    Atlanta, GA
ketball in the ACC ... an athletic wing player who is one of
the top defensive players on the team ... slides his feet well                                                                      Parents’ Names
on defense and owns one of the team’s best vertical leaps                                                                           Chris and Lanett Strickland
... worked hard during the off-season to improve his outside                                                                        High School Coaches
shooting ... learned a great deal as a rookie by guarding                                                                           John Johnston (E. Henderson)
first team All-American Josh Howard in practice every day                                                                           Mike Preston (Hargrave)
... Strickland’s role, in fact, was that of a back-up to
Howard at the big guard or small forward posi-
tion ... will compete for more minutes -- if not a                                                                                  CAREER HIGHS
starting job -- at the big guard or small forward                                                                                   Points
position.                                                                                                                           12, three times
                                                                                                                                    Rebounds
2002-03                                                                                                                             5, three times
Played in all 31 games, tying for the seventh-most                        o f                                                       Assists
games played by a Wake Forest freshman ... averaged                 31 games ...                                                    3, two times
12.2 minutes per game ... ranked second on the team               played 15 min-
                                                                  utes in his col-                                                  Steals
among non-starters in scoring (4.3 ppg.) ... shot a solid
                                                                  lege debut -- a                                                   1, seven times
78.8 percent from the free throw line, helping the Deacons
finish among the nation's leaders ... his free throw percent-     win over Yale --                                                  Blocked Shots
age was the eighth-highest ever by a Deacon freshman ...          and scored two                                                    1, three times
shot an even higher free throw percentage (.806) in ACC           points ... made a
                                                                                                                                    Field Goals
games ... made 7-of-20 three-point field goal attempts            pair of three-
                                                                                                                                    4 vs. Elon (Jan. 7, 2003)
(.350) ... scored in double figures four times ... scored in 24   point field goals
                                                                  en route to eight                                                 Field Goal Attempts
                                                                  points Dec. 1 ver-                                                10, two times
                                                                  sus Temple ... played                                             Free Throws
                                                                  a key role in Wake’s                                              6 vs. Duke (Feb. 13, 2003)
                                                                  Dec. 4 win at 23rd-
                                                                  ranked Wisconsin ...                                              Free Throw Attempts
                                                                  played 22 minutes,                                                7 vs. Duke (Feb. 13, 2003)
                                                                  scored six points                                                 Three-Point Field Goals
                                                                  and blocked a shot                                                2 vs. Temple (Dec. 1, 2002)
                                                                  against the Badgers                                               Three-Point Attempts
                                                                  ... scored 12 points                                              3, two times
                                                                  and went 5-of-5 from the
                                                                  free throw line in Dec. 21 win                                    Minutes Played
                                                                  against visiting St. John’s ... scored                            24 vs. Florida State (Jan. 26,
                                                                  10 points, dished out two assists and                             2003)
                                                                  nailed a three-pointer in Dec. 30 romp over Bethune-
                                                                  Cookman ... made 4-of-5 field goal attempts and made a            CAREER MISCELLANEOUS
                                                                  three-pointer for nine points in Jan. 7 win versus Elon ...
                                                                                                                                    Double-figure scoring            4
                                                                  played 14 minutes in his ACC career debut at Duke on Jan.
                                                                                                                                    Games with 5+ rebounds           4
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                                                                  12 ... played 23 minutes, grabbed five boards and dished
                                                                  out two assists without a turnover in Jan. 23 game at
                                                                  Virginia ... scored all five of his points from the free throw
                                                                  line, grabbed five boards and had a career-high three


 Strickland’s Career Statistics
 Season       G GS       MP MPG        FG FGA PCT            3PT 3PA PCT         FT    FTA PCT       O-D-REB AVG        PF-DQ      AS   TO   BS      ST   PTS AVG
 2002-03      31 0       377 12.2      43 114 .377            7   20 .350        41     52 .788      20-39-59 1.9        47-0      20   26   3        7   134 4.3

 Strickland’s Career ACC Statistics
 Season       G GS       MP MPG        FG FGA PCT            3PT 3PA PCT         FT    FTA PCT       O-D-REB AVG        PF-DQ      AS   TO   BS      ST   PTS AVG
 2002-03      16 0       191 11.9      18 52 .346             2   7  .286        25     31 .806      8-21-29 1.8         19-0      10   14   1        4    63  3.9


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                                                                               assists in home win over Florida State ... matched a career
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                                                                               best with 12 points and added three assists in Jan. 28 road
                                          Trent Strickland                     victory at Clemson ... was a bright spot in Feb. 17 loss at
                                          Up Close &                           Maryland with seven points, including a three-pointer, and
                                          Personal                             one steal ... scored seven points and made his only three-
                                                                               point field goal attempt in March 1 home win against
                                                                               Clemson ... his minutes declined in the postseason ... played
                                           The first thing I thought when      just a combined four minutes in two NCAA Tournament
                                           meeting Coach Prosser for the       games.
                                           first time:
                                           This man talks a lot
                                           The people that have helped me
                                                                               Prep School/High School
                                           the most since coming to Wake       Hargrave Military Academy, 2002 ... played one season at
                                           Forest:                             Hargrave in Chatham (VA) after a standout prep career at
                                           My father, mother and sisters       East Henderson High School ... averaged 15 points and
                                                                               seven rebounds per game at Hargrave ... had single-game
                                           My first memory of playing bas-
                                                                               highs of 24 points, 11 rebounds and seven steals ... ranked
                                           ketball:
                                           Dunking in the YMCA league          No. 54 among all national prospects by PrepStars ... team-
                                                                               mates at Hargrave included Cameron Bennerman (NC
                                           If I have a career besides pro      State) and Mario Boggan (Florida) ... previously played at
                                           basketball it will be:              East Henderson High School ... averaged 23.3 points in
                                           In acting
                                                                               2001-02 ... was team MVP and led the squad in scoring,
                                           The best player I've ever played    rebounding and blocked shots ... played during the summer
                                           against was:                        for the North Carolina Gaters AAU team ... also on the
                                           My father                           Gaters roster were Hargrave teammates Bennerman and
                                           The best concert I have ever        Boggan as well as current teammate Richard Joyce and NC
                                           attended was:                       State’s Adam Simons ... Strickland was co-MVP of the team
                                           G-Unit                              in 2002.
                                           The most famous person I've
                                           ever met:
                                           Kobe Bryant
                                                                               Personal
                                                                               Hobbies include spending time with family and friends ...
                                           The person who has most influ-      chose Wake Forest over Maryland, Virginia and Tennessee.
                                           enced my athletic career:
                                           My father
                                           My best friend from another         2002-03 Game-By-Game Statistics
                                                                               OPPONENT         MP    FG-A 3P-A     FT-A O-D-R    PF AS TO BS ST PTS
                                           college basketball team:            YALE              15    1-4 0-1       0-0 1-2-3     2 1 1 0 0         2
                                           Cameron Bennerman (NC State)        TEMPLE            17    3-7 2-3       0-0 1-0-1     3 0 1 0 0         8
                                           Before every game, I:               at Wisconsin      22   3-10 0-3       0-1 .3-0-3    4 1 0 1 0         6
                                                                               SMU               15    2-3 0-0       1-3 1-0-1     3 2 1 0 0         5
                                           Pray
                                                                               SC STATE          17    3-4 1-2       5-5 1-2-3     2 2 2 0 0 12
                                           One thing I wish I were better      ST. JOHN’S        15    1-4 0-1       3-4 1-1-2     3 1 1 0 0         5
                                           at:                                 NC A&T            12    1-4 0-1       0-0 0-5-5     0 1 2 0 0         2
                                           Living for God                      BETH.-COOKMAN 17        2-6 1-1       5-6 1-1-2     0 2 0 0 1 10
                                                                               at Richmond       10    3-5 0-0       0-0 1-1-2     4 0 0 0 0         6
                                           The one possession I’d keep if I    ELON              15    4-5 1-1       0-0 1-3-4     1 0 2 1 0         9
                                           lost all but one:                   at Duke           14    2-5 0-1       0-0 0-1-1     2 0 0 0 0         4
                                           A video of myself playing basket-   MARYLAND          10    2-4 0-0       0-0 0-2-2     1 0 1 0 0         4
                                                                               GEORGIA TECH 6          0-2 0-1       0-0 0-0-0     0 0 2 0 0         0
                                           ball when I was five years old      at Virginia       23    2-2 0-0       1-4 3-2-5     4 2 0 0 0         5
                                           The person I would choose to        FLORIDA STATE 24        0-4 0-0       5-6 1-4-5     0 3 2 0 1         5
                                           be stranded on a deserted           at Clemson        23   5-10 0-1       2-2 0-5-5     2 3 0 0 1 12
                                                                               at North Carolina 9     1-2 0-0       0-0 1-0-1     1 0 3 0 0         2
                                           island with:                        NC STATE           4    0-0 0-0       0-0 0-0-0     1 0 0 0 0         0
                                           Mariah Carey                        at Marquette       6    1-2 0-0       0-0 0-0-0     0 0 0 0 0         2
                                           My best non-athletic talent:        DUKE              16    3-7 0-0       6-7 1-1-2     1 0 0 1 0 12
                                                                               at Maryland        9    1-2 1-2       4-4 0-0-0     2 0 0 0 1         7
                                           Sitting on the couch
                                                                               at Georgia Tech 6       0-0 0-0       0-0 0-1-1     0 1 0 0 0         0
                                                                               VIRGINIA          12    0-4 0-0       3-4 0-1-1     0 0 0 0 0         3
                                                                               at Florida State   4    0-1 0-0       0-0 0-0-0     0 0 1 0 0         0
                                                                               CLEMSON           14    2-5 1-1       2-2 1-1-2     2 0 4 0 1         7
                                                                               N. CAROLINA       13    0-3 0-0       2-2 1-3-4     0 1 1 0 0         2
                                                                               at NC State        4    0-1 0-1       0-0 0-0-0     2 0 0 0 0         0
                                                                               # Florida State    6    1-2 0-0       0-0 1-1-2     1 0 0 0 0         2
                                                                               # NC State         5    0-3 0-0       0-0 0-1-1     3 0 0 0 1         0
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                                                                               $ East Tenn. St. 3      0-0 0-0       0-0 0-0-0     1 0 1 0 1         1
                                                                               $ Auburn           1    0-1 0-1       0-0 0-0-0     1 0 0 0 0         0
                                                                               # ACC Tournament at    Greensboro,   NC / $ NCAA   Tournament at Tampa,
                                                                               FL / * starter




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                                                                  Kyle Visser
                                                                  Up Close &
                                                                  Personal

                                                                  What makes Wake Forest
                                                                  Basketball special?
                                                                  The people
                                                                  The first thing I thought when
                                                                  meeting Coach Prosser for the
                                                                  first time:
                                                                  Where’s the coach?
One of the top prep players in Michigan, Visser gives the
Deacons a newcomer with great skill and outstanding               The people that have helped
potential ... the coaching staff has been impressed with how      me the most since coming to
well he runs the court for a 6-11 player ... the tallest player   Wake Forest:
                                                                  My teammates and the coach-
on the team and the only newcomer from outside the state
                                                                  ing staff
of North Carolina ... will compete with sophomores Eric
Williams and Chris Ellis for playing time at center ... turned    My first memory of playing bas-
down recruiting efforts from midwestern schools to come           ketball:
east and play in the ACC.                                         My dad lifting me up to the bas-
                                                                  ket in the driveway

High School                                                       If I have a career besides pro
                                                                  basketball it will be:
Forest Hills Central High School in Grand Rapids, MI, 2003        Business owner
... played for coach Ken George ... averaged 16.0 points
                                                                  The best player I've ever played
and 8.9 rebounds per
                                                                  against was:
contest, while shoot- Visser Notebook
                                                                  Ndudi Ebi
ing 60.5 percent from
the field during senior Full Name                                 The best concert I have ever
season ... blocked 65 Kyle Lee Visser                             attended was:
shots, had 24 steals Major                                        The Red Hot Chili Peppers
and 30 assists in 23 Undecided                                    The most famous person I've
games ... led Forest Birthdate                                    ever met:
Hills Central to a 21-2 October 19, 1985                          Bill Walton
record last season ...                                            The person who has most influ-
earned the 2003 Birthplace                                        enced my athletic career:
P i t t m a n / M c L e a n Grand Rapids, MI                      Ken George and Jason Martin
Leadership Award for Parents’ Names
                                                                  My most memorable moment in
the best senior leader Diane and James Visser
                                                                  athletics:
... an all-league and High School Coach
                                                                  Winning the AAU state title
all-area selection ... a Ken George
finalist for Michigan’s                                           My best friend from another
Mr. Basketball ... an                                             college basketball team:
honorable mention all-state selection ... a Nike All-             Drew Naymick (Michigan State)
American Camp participant ... holds school records for field      Before every game, I:
goals in a season (161), rebounds in a game (18), blocks in       Use the bathroom multiple times
a game (nine), season (65), and career (172) ... averaged         The person I would choose to
12 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks per game as a          be stranded on a deserted
junior ... jumped those statistics to 23 points and 12            island with:
rebounds per game in postseason action ... recorded 740           Mary Kate or Ashley Olson
career points, 469 rebounds, and 172 blocked shots ...
                                                                  My best non-athletic talent:
earned All-Tournament honors at the 2002 Spiece All-Ohio          Sleeping
Fall Basketball Festival ... played for the AAU team the
Grand Rapids Storm ... coached on the team by Jason
Martin.

Personal
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Parents are Diane and Jim Visser ... has one sibling -- Ryan
(21) ... Kyle’s AAU teammate Drew Naymick plays for
Michigan State ... turned 18 the day after the Deacons
opened practice (Oct. 19, 1985).




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                                          Williams
                                          Notebook

                                           PERSONAL
                                           Full Name
                                           James Alan Williams
                                           Major
                                           Communication
                                           Birthdate
                                           November 4, 1981                   A hard-working non-scholarship player back for his fourth and final season ... has
                                                                              filled the role of walk-on well, supporting teammates and working hard as a member
                                           Birthplace                         of the scout team ... a crowd favorite in Lawrence Joel Coliseum ... remarkably, went        Alan Williams
                                           Dallas, TX                         a perfect 4-of-4 from the field last season ... grew up and went to high school in           Up Close &
                                           Parents’ Names                     Memphis, but now calls Dallas home ... originally walked-on then-coach Dave                  Personal
                                           Bowman and Mary Williams           Odom’s team as a freshman in 2000-01 ... came to Wake Forest after a standout
                                           High School Coach                  career at Briarcrest Christian in Memphis, TN.
                                                                                                                                                                           What makes Wake Forest
                                           Lee Smith                                                                                                                       Basketball special?
                                                                              2002-03                                                                                      Academics, plus the ACC
                                           CAREER HIGHS                       Played in five games, including one ACC game ... did not miss a shot as a junior,            The first thing I thought when
                                           Points                             going a perfect 4-of-4 from the field, including 2-of-2 from three-point range ...           meeting Coach Prosser for the
                                           5, two times                       scored five points in three minutes Dec. 18 against SC State ... played two minutes,         first time:
                                                                              scored a point and grabbed a rebound in Dec. 20 victory versus North Carolina A&T            Wondered if Coach Prosser
                                           Rebounds                           ... played four minutes and had a steal Dec. 30 against Bethune-Cookman ... made             thought I was the manager
                                           2 vs. Campbell (Nov. 25, 2000)     both of his field goal attempts, including a three-pointer, and added one assist Jan. 7      My favorite Coach Prosser
                                           Assists                            against Elon ... saw brief action in Feb. 17 loss at Maryland.                               phrase:
                                           1 vs. SC State (Dec. 7, 2001)                                                                                                   "I'm not the smartest guy in the
                                           Steals                             2001-02                                                                                      world, but when it comes to bas-
                                           1, two times                                                                                                                    ketball, 99.9% of the time I'm
                                                                              Saw action in six games including three ACC contests ... averaged 0.5 points and 0.2
                                                                                                                                                                           right."
                                           Blocked Shots                      rebounds per game ... played five minutes in a home win over SC State ... scored two
                                                                              points on his only field goal attempt in a home victory versus North Carolina.               The people that have helped me
                                           None
                                                                                                                                                                           the most since coming to Wake
                                           Field Goals                                                                                                                     Forest:
                                           2, two times                       2000-01                                                                                      My dad and Coach Battle
                                           Field Goal Attempts                Played in 10 games, averaging 2.1 minutes per contest ... sank 3-of-8 field goal             My first memory of playing bas-
                                           2, three times                     attempts and was 2-of-2 from the free throw line.                                            ketball:
                                                                                                                                                                           Driveway games of "Horse" with
                                           Free Throws
                                           2 vs. Mount St. Mary’s (Nov.       High School                                                                                  my dad and brothers

                                           16, 2000)                          Played four seasons at Briarcrest Christian in Memphis, TN ... averaged 17.1 points          If I have a career besides pro
                                                                                                                                                                           basketball it will be:
                                           Free Throw Attempts                and 4.3 assists per game ... shot 47.6 percent from three-point range and 86 percent
                                                                                                                                                                           Somewhere in the business
                                           2, four times                      from the free throw line for the Saints ... coached by Lee Smith ... a finalist for
                                                                                                                                                                           world, coaching 13-year old AAU
                                                                              Tennessee’s Mr. Basketball ... an honorable mention McDonald’s High School All-
                                           Three-Point Field Goals                                                                                                         basketball on the side
                                                                              American ... first team all-state as a senior ... holds school single-game scoring record
                                           1, two times                       (51 points) ... scored more than 1,700 career points.                                        The best player I've ever guard-
                                                                                                                                                                           ed was:
                                           Three-Point Attempts
                                                                                                                                                                           Josh Howard
                                           1, four times                      Personal                                                                                     The best concert I have ever
                                           Minutes Played                     Williams’ father, Bowman, played on the college level at Washington & Lee ... hob-           attended was:
                                           8 vs. Mount St. Mary’s (Nov.       bies include fly fishing and golf ... his pre-game superstition is taking a shower before    Alan Jackson in Greensboro
                                           16, 2000)                          the game ... turns 22 the day after Wake’s first exhibition game Nov. 3 against the EA       The most famous person I've
                                                                              Sports All-Stars ... nicknames are “Buddy” and “Al-Will.”                                    ever met:
                                                                                                                                                                           Roger Staubach
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                                          Williams’ Career Statistics
                                          Season        G GS       MP   MPG   FG FGA PCT          3PT 3PA PCT          FT    FTA    PCT O-D-REB AVG            PF-DQ      AS   TO   BS    ST    PTS AVG
                                          2000-01       10 0       21   2.1    3   8  .375         0   2  .000          2     2    1.000 1-5-6  0.6             2-0       0     0   0      0      8  0.8
                                          2001-02        6 0       12   2.0    1   5  .200         0   1  .000          1     2     .500 0-1-1  0.2             1-0       1     1   0      1      3  0.5
                                          2002-03        5 0       12   2.4    4   4 1.000         2   2 1.000          1     2    .500  0-2-2  0.4             1-0       0     0   0      1     11  2.2
                                          TOTALS        21 0       45   2.1    8  17 .471          2   5  .400          4     6    .667  1-8-9  0.4             4-0       1     1   0      2     22  1.0

                                          Williams’ Career ACC Statistics
                                          Season          G   GS   MP   MPG   FG FGA PCT          3PT 3PA PCT          FT    FTA    PCT    O-D-REB AVG         PF-DQ      AS   TO   BS    ST    PTS AVG
                                          2000-01         3   0     4   1.3    1  3  .333          0   0  .000          0     0     .000    1-2-3  1.0          0-0       0     0   0      0     0   0.7
                                          2001-02         3   0     4   1.3    1  2  .500          0   0  .000          0     0     .000    0-1-1  0.3          1-0       0     0   0      0     2   0.7
                                          2002-03         1   0     1   1.0    0  0  .000          0   0  .000          0     0     .000    0-0-0  0.0          0-0       0     0   0      0     0   0.0
                                          TOTALS          7   0     9   1.3    2  5  .400          0   0  .000          0     0     .000    1-3-4  0.6          1-0       0     0   0      0     2   0.3


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                                                                                                                                    Williams
                                                                                                                                    Notebook

                                                                                                                                    PERSONAL
                                                                                                                                    Full Name
                                                                                                                                    Eric Bernard Williams
                                                                                                                                    Major
                                                                                                                                    Undecided
                                                                                                                                    Birthdate
An extremely large and powerful post player who has the          ing touch from 15 feet and in ... developed an effective           March 26, 1984
potential to be a dominating player ... made the difficult       jump hook last season ... got off to a fast start as a fresh-
transition last year from high school to full-time starter for   man, scoring in double figures 10 times in his first 12 col-       Birthplace
an ACC team ... was unstoppable at times in his rookie sea-      lege games.                                                        Germany
son but lacked consistency and often was plagued with foul                                                                          Parents’ Names
trouble ... needs to be more aggressive on the boards and
                           help fill the rebounding void left
                                                                 2002-03                                                            Debra and Eric Williams

                                                                 Started all 31 games -- the third-most games started ever by       High School Coach
                             by Josh Howard’s graduation ...                                                                        Chuck Hess
                              gets most of his points from       a Wake Forest freshman and tying for the seventh-most
                                       point-blank range, but    games played by a Deacon freshman ... led the Deacons in
                                          he has a soft shoot-   field goal percentage (.547) -- the eighth-highest percent-        CAREER HIGHS
                                                                 age ever by a Wake Forest freshman ... ranked fifth on the         Points
                                                                 team in scoring (8.7 ppg.) ... ranked 15th in the ACC and          20 vs. East Tennessee State
                                                                 fourth on the team in offensive rebounds per game (1.84)           (March 21, 2003)
                                                                 ... helped Wake Forest lead the nation in rebounding ...
                                                                 blocked 18 shots -- the 11th-most ever by a Wake Forest            Rebounds
                                                                 freshman ... recorded two double-doubles ... committed a           10, three times
                                                                 team-high 96 personal fouls and tied for the team high with        Assists
                                                                 five disqualifications ... his eight offensive rebounds against    2, five times
                                                                 SC State on Dec. 18 tied for the most by a Deacon in 2002-
                                                                                                                                    Steals
                                                                 03 ... had an impressive career debut with 14 points (on 6-
                                                                                                                                    4, two times
                                                                 of-8 shooting) and four steals in the season opener against
                                                                 Yale ... followed that effort with 19 points on 8-of-11 shoot-     Blocked Shots
                                                                 ing and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double ver-        3 vs. East Tennessee State
                                                                 sus Temple ... earned another double-double Dec. 18                (March 21, 2003)
                                                                 against SC State with 11 points and 10 boards ... was a key        Field Goals
                                                                 player in Wake’s Dec. 21 win over visiting St. John’s with 16      9 vs. East Tennessee State
                                                                 points (on 7-of-10 shooting), eight rebounds and a blocked         (March 21, 2003)
                                                                 shot ... scored 15 points, made 6-of-7 shots and had four
                                                                 steals Jan. 7 versus Elon ... made all six of his free throw       Field Goal Attempts
                                                                 attempts en route to 16 points in the Jan. 15 victory versus       14 vs. East Tennessee State
                                                                 Maryland ... rebounded from a late January scoring slump           (March 21, 2003)
                                                                 by pouring in 16 points (on 7-of-10 shooting) to go with five      Free Throws
                                                                 rebounds and two assists in home win over NC State ...             6, two times
                                                                 turned his game up a notch in the postseason ... scored 12
                                                                                                                                    Free Throw Attempts
                                                                 points in just 11 minutes against NC State in the ACC
                                                                                                                                    7 vs. Elon (Jan. 7, 2003)
                                                                 Tournament ... poured in a career-high 20 points, grabbed
                                                                 nine rebounds and blocked three shots against East                 Three-Point Field Goals
                                                                 Tennessee State in the opening round of the NCAA                   None
                                                                 Tournament ... had two or more blocks five times.                  Three-Point Attempts
                                                                                                                                    None
                                                                 High School                                                        Minutes Played
                                                                 Wake Forest-Rolesville High School, 2002 ... an all-state          30 at Richmond (Jan. 4, 203)
                                                                 performer ... a four-year starter for the Cougars under coach
                                                                 Chuck Hess ... averaged 28 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists,         CAREER MISCELLANEOUS
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                                                                 3 blocked shots and 3 steals as a senior ... the Cap 6
                                                                 Conference Player of the Year. .. averaged 22 points, 15           Double-figure points          13
                                                                 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks per game as a           Double-figure rebounds         3
                                                                 junior ... shot a remarkable 85 percent from the floor as a        Double-doubles                 2
                                                                 junior ... averaged 15 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 2


 Williams’ Career Statistics
 Season      G GS       MP MPG FG FGA PCT                   3PT 3PA PCT         FT    FTA PCT O-D-REB AVG               PF-DQ      AS   TO   BS     ST   PTS AVG
 2002-03     31 31      624 20.1 105 192 .547                0   0  .000        59     95 .621 57-70-127 4.1             96-5      20   57   18     23   269 8.7

 Williams’ Career ACC Statistics
 Season      G GS       MP MPG         FG FGA PCT           3PT 3PA PCT         FT    FTA PCT       O-D-REB AVG         PF-DQ      AS   TO   BS     ST   PTS AVG
 2002-03     16 16      313 19.6       39 80 .488            0   0  .000        20     40 .500      20-24-44 2.8         53-3      12   33   5       8    98  6.1


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                                                                                                                                                         Elijah Ingram, among others ... scored nine points and
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                                                                                                                                                         pulled down a game-high 13 rebounds in the McDonald’s
                                          Eric Williams                                                                                                  All-Star Game ... also named to the Parade All-American
                                          Up Close &                                                                                                     Team and was ranked among the nation’s top 25 high
                                          Personal                                                                                                       school players ... participated in the Global Games in Dallas
                                                                                                                                                         ... played on the same AAU team (the Raleigh Heat) with
                                                                                                                                                         Duke’s Shavlik Randolph ... coached in AAU ball by Darryl
                                           The first thing I thought when                                                                                Robinson.
                                           meeting Coach Prosser for the
                                           first time:
                                           He is cool                                                                                                    Personal
                                           My favorite Coach Prosser                                                                                     Nicknames are “Big E” and “E-Dub” ... comes from an ath-
                                           phrase:                                                                                                       letic family ... his dad, Eric, played football on the college
                                           “Don't be a 3 to 6 guy, be a 6 to                                                                             level and his mother, Debra, played basketball in college,
                                           3 guy”                                                                                                        both at Livingstone ... Debra once grabbed 31 rebounds in
                                                                                                                                                         a game and has a friendly wager with her son that he will
                                           The people that have helped me
                                                                                                                                                         never achieve that same feat ... Debra’s yellow hat that she
                                           the most since coming to Wake
                                           Forest:                                                                                                       wore to every home game last season became so popular
                                           My parents                                                                                                    with Deacon fans that the entire pep band began wearing
                                                                                                                                                         replicas of the hat as part of their uniform ... has two
                                           My first memory of playing bas-                                                                               younger brothers (Darius and Mitchell) and a younger sister
                                           ketball:
                                                                                                                                                         (Jessica) ... broke a rim in a game as a junior in high school
                                           Breaking a rim in high school
                                                                                                                                                         ... chose Wake Forest over NC State and North Carolina ...
                                           If I have a career besides pro                                                                                will turn 20 on March 26 -- the second day of NCAA Sweet
                                           basketball it will be:                                                                                        16 play ... his high school, Wake Forest-Rolesville, is locat-
                                           A sumo wrestler                                                                                               ed directly across the street from the old Wake Forest cam-
                                           The best player I've ever played                                                                              pus.
                                           against was:
                                           My mom
                                           The best player I've ever guard-
                                           ed was:
                                           My dad
                                           The most famous person I've
                                           ever met:                           steals per contest as a sophomore ... averaged 10 points, 7
                                           Shaq                                rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals per game as a freshman ...
                                           The person who has most influ-      a three-time member of the GlaxoSmithKline All-
                                           enced my athletic career:           Tournament Team ... was named Most Outstanding Player
                                           My parents                          of that tournament in 2000 and 2001 ... the Wake County
                                           My best friend from another         Player of the Year in 2002 ... participated in the prestigious
                                           college basketball team:            McDonald’s High School All-Star Game ... played on the
                                           Tommy Moore (NC Wesleyan)           East team along with North Carolina’s Raymond Felton,
                                           Before every game, I
                                                                               Rashad McCants and Sean May, Duke’s J.J. Redick and
                                           Think about my great grand-         Shavlik Randolph, Maryland’s Travis Garrison, St. John’s’
                                           mother
                                                                               2002-03 Game-By-Game Statistics
                                           One thing I wish I were better
                                                                               OPPONENT         MP    FG-A 3P-A     FT-A O-D-R    PF AS TO BS ST PTS
                                           at:                                 YALE             21*    6-8 0-0       2-4 2-3-5     1 0 2 0 4 14
                                           Tai Chi                             TEMPLE           26*   8-11 0-0       3-4 4-6-10    2 2 1 0 0 19
                                                                               at Wisconsin     15*    2-4 0-0       2-2 0-3-3     4 0 3 1 1         6
                                           Most people don't know this,
                                                                               SMU              28*    2-5 0-0       6-6 2-5-7     2 0 2 1 1 10
                                           but I:                              SC STATE         28*   4-11 0-0       3-5 8-2-10    2 1 1 2 0 11
                                           Am going to get the Demon           ST. JOHN’S       20*   7-10 0-0       2-3 5-3-8     3 1 2 1 0 16
                                           Deacon tatoo                        NC A&T           22*    6-8 0-0       1-4 1-1-2     4 0 1 1 1 13
                                                                               BETH-COOKMAN18*         4-7 0-0       3-3 3-6-9     3 1 2 1 1 11
                                           The one possession I'd keep if I    at Richmond      30*    3-9 0-0       4-5 3-4-7     2 2 4 0 1 10
                                           lost all but one:                   ELON             23*    6-7 0-0       3-7 2-3-5     1 0 2 0 4 15
                                           My martial arts movies              at Duke          21*    2-5 0-0       0-2 1-1-2     1 1 1 2 0         4
                                                                               MARYLAND         28*    5-9 0-0       6-6 3-3-6     5 0 3 1 2 16
                                           My best non-athletic talent:        GEORGIA TECH 15*        1-3 0-0       0-0 0-2-2     5 0 4 0 0         2
                                           Drawing                             at Virginia       9*    1-3 0-0       0-2 1-0-1     4 0 2 0 1         2
                                           What was the funniest incident      FLORIDA STATE 20*       2-6 0-0       1-3 5-5-10    4 2 4 0 0         5
                                                                               at Clemson       13*    2-4 0-0       1-2 1-0-1     4 2 0 0 0         5
                                           on a road trip last season?
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                                                                               at N. Carolina 26*      3-8 0-0       2-2 1-3-4     3 1 2 0 0         8
                                           Justin Gray slipped on some ice     NC STATE         26*   7-10 0-0       2-3 4-1-5     2 2 2 0 0 16
                                           and fell flat on his face           at Marquette     23*    2-8 0-0       0-0 1-4-5     5 1 1 2 0         4
                                                                               DUKE             25*    3-7 0-0       1-2 2-2-4     5 1 4 0 0         7
                                           The person I would choose to
                                                                               at Maryland      15*    1-1 0-0       4-6 0-0-0     4 0 1 0 1         6
                                           be stranded on a deserted           at Georgia Tech 20*     3-5 0-0       1-2 1-1-2     3 0 0 0 0         7
                                           island with:                        VIRGINIA         26*    2-6 0-0       0-1 0-3-3     4 2 1 2 2         4
                                           Jada Pinkett                        at Florida State 12*    0-3 0-0       0-0 0-0-0     3 0 4 0 0         0
                                                                               CLEMSON*         21*    1-3 0-0       2-8 1-2-3     1 1 1 0 0         4
                                           The best concert I have ever        N. CAROLINA 18*         3-4 0-0       0-0 0-1-1     3 0 3 0 1         6
                                           attended was:                       at NC State      18*    3-3 0-0       0-1 0-0-0     2 0 1 0 1         6
                                           My sister’s dance concert           # Florida State 12*     2-2 0-0       2-2 0-1-1     1 0 1 1 1         6
                                                                               # NC State       11*    4-4 0-0       4-5 2-0-2     4 0 0 0 0 12
                                                                               $ East Tenn. St. 24*   9-14 0-0       2-3 4-5-9     5 0 1 3 1 20
                                                                               $ Auburn         10*    1-4 0-0       2-2 0-0-0     4 0 1 0 1         4
                                                                               # ACC Tournament at    Greensboro,   NC / $ NCAA   Tournament at Tampa,
                                                                               FL / * starter



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Player’s Poll                     Favorite All-Time Christmas Gift
                                  Player           Gift
Makes Me Laugh
                                  Vytas Danelius   Toys like cars and guns
The Hardest             Votes
                                  Taron Downey     A basketball
Jamaal Levy                 5
                                  Chris Ellis      Snacks
Taron Downey                2
                                  Justin Gray      Drum set
Chris Ellis                 2
                                  Todd Hendley     Drum set
Justin Gray                 1
                                  Jeremy Ingram    Weightlifting bench set
Vytas Danelius              1
                                  Richard Joyce    Power Wheel
Eric Williams               1
                                  Jamaal Levy      Atari
                                  Chris Paul       Go-Cart
Dominates The
                                  Kyle Visser      Sega Genesis
Video Games             Votes
                                  Alan Williams    Glass backboard in my back yard
Eric Williams*              5
                                  Eric Williams    Very first video game
Trent Strickland            2
Chris Ellis                 2
Justin Gray*                1
                                                                                     Why I Wear My Jersey Number
                                                                                     Player             No.   Reason
Most Likely To Become                                                                Chris Ellis         0    It represents where I came from and started at
A Head Coach        Votes                                                            Justin Gray         1    I wanted to be just like Penny Hardaway when I
Taron Downey*           7                                                                                     was growing up
Alan Williams           1                                                            Jeremy Ingram       2    I would rather wear No. 15 (retired) because I
Todd Hendley            1                                                                                     play like Vince Carter -- above the rim
Vytas Danelius          1                                                            Chris Paul          3    I have worn it for years; it stands for the Trinity;
Trent Strickland        1                                                                                     and I’m the third CP after my brother and dad
Justin Gray*          0.5                                                            Taron Downey        4    It is my birthday (May 4th)
Chris Paul            0.5                                                            Jamaal Levy        10    I like the number
                                                                                     Vytas Danelius     13    I believe 13 is a lucky number and I wore it play-
Who Has The                                                                                                   ing for the Lithuanian junior national team
Best Nickname             Votes                                                      Alan Williams      20    No. 20 was just put in my locker before the first
Chris Ellis (Critty Cree)     5                                                                               game -- no complaints
Taron Downey (Brown)          1                                                      Richard Joyce      23    Rod Griffin’s No. 32 jersey is retired
Kyle Visser (Ivan Drago) 1                                                           Eric Williams      31    It’s branded on my heart, so it sticks with me
Justin Gray (J-Gray)          1                                                      Trent Strickland   33    Jesus was 30 when he started preaching and he
Eric Williams* (Big E)        1                                                                               died at the age of 33
* cast vote for himself                                                              Todd Hendley       34    I have worn it since I was six years old
                                                                                     Kyle Visser        55    I have always worn No. 55




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                                                                           <Co-Head Managers>
                                                                   A junior business                               A senior major-
                                                                 major,       Harris                            ing in communica-
                                                                 begins her third                               tion,     Thomas
                                                                 season with the                                Norton enters his
                                                                 Deacon basketball                              third year as a
                                                                 team.                                          Deacon manager.
                                                                   Harris is a four-                               A Washington,
                                                                 year Army ROTC                                 DC, native, Norton
                                                                 Scholarship                                    has worked the last
                                                                                                                                       Adam Ampuja              Ethan Gelfand            Laura Nelson
                                                                 Winner. She serves                             five summers in
                                                                                                                                       Sr. / Orchard Park, NY   So. / Brookline, MA      Fr. / Overland Park, KS
                                          Jacqueline Harris as vice president of          Thomas Norton         the    Washington
                                                                 Scabbard & Blade                               Capitals marketing
                                          Jr. / Cornwall, NY                              Sr. / Washington, DC
                                                                 ROTC        Honor                              office. Three of
                                          Society. She is a member of Kappa Delta         those years he served as “Caps Caravan
                                          Sorority and she also serves as manager         Coordinator,” directing the NHL team’s
                                          for the men’s soccer team.                      summer promotional tours.
                                             Harris, who played basketball on the            Norton demonstrated his athletic skills
                                          high school level, has two younger sib-         as a member of his high school crew
                                          lings -- Lauren, 19, and Patrick, 14.           team.
                                          Harris is the daughter of Theresa and Pat          The son of Linda and Randy Norton,
                                          Harris. Pat played basketball under Mike        he has one brother -- Jackson Norton
                                          Krzyzewski at Army. He went on to serve         (24).                                        David Kemp Cross, Jr.    Brian Geraty             Nathan Zsolcsak
                                          as head coach at Army from 1998-2002.                                                        So. / Asheboro, NC       Jr. / Eden Prairie, MN   So. / Latrobe, PA




                                          THE 2003-04 DEACON DANCE AND
                                          CHEERLEADER TEAMS.
                                          Back row (l-r): Ryan Akers, Micheal
                                          Williams, Dan Mason, Lee Pollard,
                                          Patrick Brennan, Mike McCarty, Wesley
                                          Harris, Steve Andrade
                                          Next row (l-r): Kristi Tobias, Catie Griffin,
                                          Caroline Adkisson, Ashley Alexander,
                                          Emily Mitchell, Emily Nemith, Suzi White,
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                                          Melissa Guffey, Chelsey Smith, Anna
                                          Butt, Lauren Rice, Georgia Baker.
                                          In sequins (l-r): Lindsey Nowakowski,
                                          Jaclyn Heintz, Kaylan Gaudio, Courtney
                                          Epps, The Deacon, Christy Gaskins,
                                          Lauren Carse, Collins McAdams, Erin
                                          Moseley, Kelly Mullen. On her knee:
                                          Natasha Gaggar.




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