The 12 Best Post Players in Duke Blue Devils History

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The 12 Best Post Players in Duke Blue Devils History
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Having a player that makes high percentage shots is very invaluable to any team. Quality post players create opportunities for open shots on the perimeter or they get opposing players in foul trouble

If the opposing team's best players get in foul trouble they are out of the game for long spells creating opportunities for easier baskets against second string players.

Post players are predominantly the bigger players so they are expected to compete for every rebound.

Duke has been widely criticized for not having this type of player in recent years. They have had some special players and this list is all about them.

The players on this list are traditional post players so sadly neither Mike Dunleavy Jr nor Shane Battier made the list.

Both took turns playing this position but mostly on the defensive end. Both were quality three point shooters and that was their main weapon of attack.

Both these players hold a special place in the history of Duke's program because they are champions (2001).

This is list is geared toward the traditional post players as stipulated earlier

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