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Rutland was forced to leave the game with a sprained knee with 14 minutes left.
Ricky Peral added 10 points, and Jerry Braswell added two free throws in the waning
moments. Thus the Deacons prevailed as a team, withstanding a blistering Georgia
Tech comeback in the final minutes of the game. As with the year before, Wake Forest
fans rushed the court.
Some students protested building gates at the entrances of the campus