Even with Mike Krzyzewski getting ready to set the mark for career total wins for a D-1 coach, a program as successful as Duke has had its share of distressing defeats, awkward outcomes and upsetting upsets.
In fact, the Blue Devils have been on the losing end of some record-breaking routs.
Here is a listing of the 11 most embarrassing losses of all time in Duke basketball history.
Embarrassing losses aren't just based on the final scoring margin. Other futility factors (such as points scored in a half by an opponent, lack of points scored by Duke, shooting percentages) will also be observed.