When: 2 p.m. today
Where: Reynolds Coliseum, Raleigh
Projected starting lineups
G Johntavious Rucker 6.2 ppg, 5.4 rpg
G Willie Powers 14.4 ppg, 3.9 rpg
G Antoine Hanson 13.1 ppg, 1.4 rpg
G Antoine Johnson 8.7 ppg, 1.9 rpg
F Rory Spencer 9.6 ppg, 5.6 rpg
G Javi Gonzalez 10.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg
G C.J. Williams 5.3 ppg, 3.1 rpg
G/F Scott Wood 6.6 ppg, 3.3 rpg
F Dennis Horner 13.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg
F Tracy Smith 17.6 ppg, 10.0 rpg
Records: Georgia Southern 3-6; N.C. State 6-1
Player to watch: Senior guard Farnold Degand returned from a six-game academic suspension to score six points and add two assists in 14 minutes in the Wolfpack's 77-73 win over Marquette. State needs his perimeter scoring to add depth behind starting point guard Javi Gonzalez.
Observation: N.C. State last played Georgia Southern in the 1977-78 season, taking a 98-80 victory.