When a program has as much success as Duke basketball has had over the last 30 years there is bound to be a few disappointing moments along the way. This rings especially true this summer as Blue Devil nation reels from one of the most disappointing losses in recent memory.
Since Mike Krzyzewski took over in 1980, Duke has made the NCAA tournament 27 times and won four NCAA Championships. During this run of success, the Blue Devils have made 17 consecutive tournaments (1996-2012), earned 12 No. 1 seeds, made 11 Final Fours and left fans wanting more 23 times.
With all of this success comes the burden of expectations and the disappointment of fans. Here is a look back at the 10 most disappointing losses in Duke basketball history.