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If you've ever had the opportunity to visit Cameron Indoor Stadium and look up into the rafters at the assembly of Duke's four national championship banners, you will begin to take a journey down memory lane.
Along that ride, you will quickly discover the secret behind each of those four special seasons that led Duke to championship glory.
Distinguished point guard play.
Bobby Hurley, considered to be one of the best point guards of all time, led the Blue Devils to back-to-back titles in 1991 and 1992. Jason Williams, a dynamic scorer, helped give Duke its third title 10 years later in 2001. And Jon Scheyer, who was recruited primarily as a shooting guard in high school, commanded the position in his senior season as he guided the Blue Devils to their fourth title in 2010.
Now, it is sophomore Quinn Cook's turn.
As we've learned over the course of the season, Duke is not just a team reliant on its senior trio. The improvement that Cook has made from a year ago has been superb not only for himself, but for the success of this Duke team.
He is fourth on the team in scoring with 12.5 points per game, second in minutes played at 33.8 and is second in the ACC with a 2.3 assist-to-turnover ratio.
Like the championship-winning point guards before him, consistency was crucial, especially come tournament time.
If Cook is able to maintain a level of persistence for Duke over the course of this year's NCAA tournament and lead the Blue Devils to its fifth title, his name will be forever connected alongside the greats that came before him.