NC State travels to Wake Forest: 3 thoughts, a bold prediction and more

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Jan 24, 2024; Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; North Carolina State Wolfpack forward DJ Burns Jr. (30) shoots the ball as Virginia Cavaliers forward Jordan Minor (22) defends in the first half at John Paul Jones Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

NC State is back on the road for a two-game stretch and it will kick off at Wake Forest this weekend. The red and white is looking to rebound from a home loss to Pitt, but it will do so in a venue where the Demon Deacons have not dropped a game this season. Here are three thoughts, a bold prediction and some notes heading into the Panthers and Wolfpack matchup, which is scheduled to tip off at 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.