1. Duke Basketball: 5 Reasons Why Blue Devils Are the Championship Favorite

    Following the conclusion of the 2012-13 college basketball regular season, it has been assumed that there is still no prohibitive national championship favorite. Although, one team can make a strong case that they have earned that prestigious label...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 5,820 reads 9 comments

  2. Duke Basketball: 5 Things We Learned During the Regular Season

    For the Duke Blue Devils , another successful regular season is complete as we head into the middle of March and the beginning of tournament play...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 4,401 reads 14 comments

  3. Duke vs. UNC: Ranking the 10 All-Time Best Games Between the Tobacco Road Rivals

    They are separated by just eight miles. They don two different shades of blue. They are two of the most storied programs in college basketball. They are Duke and North Carolina...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 4,925 reads 4 comments

  4. Duke Basketball: 5 Keys to Defeating Miami in Rematch of ACC Powers

    At the time of the first meeting between the Duke Blue Devils and Miami Hurricanes on January 23, Duke was arguably considered the best team in the country. With a No...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 3,748 reads 16 comments

  5. Duke Basketball: 5 Reasons to Doubt the Blue Devils as a Final Four Contender

    With the days of March rapidly approaching as we count down until the start of tournament play, we as fans begin to pay close attention to the teams that will be discussed as having the best chance to reach this year's Final Four...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 3,145 reads 9 comments

  6. Duke Basketball: 5 Keys to Beating Boston College in ACC Showdown

    Following a remarkable offensive performance, the Duke Blue Devils easily dispatched the bottom-dweller of the ACC, the Virginia Tech Hokies, with an 88-56 road victory...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 1,772 reads 2 comments

  7. Duke Basketball: How Badly Do the Blue Devils Need an ACC Title

    This doesn't happen often, folks. In fact, it'll be the first time in 10 seasons that this feat has been accomplished which hasn't included the names, Duke or North Carolina, in association...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 3,272 reads 5 comments

  8. Duke Basketball: Breaking Down the Blue Devils' Final Four Chances

    Normally in the middle of February, a number of teams begin to separate themselves from the rest of the field as the NCAA tournament approaches. However, this college basketball season has been unlike any other in recent memory...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 2,442 reads 26 comments

  9. Duke Basketball: 5 Keys to Beating North Carolina in ACC Showdown

    Arguably the best rivalry in all of sports will take place as the Duke Blue Devils host the North Carolina Tar Heels for the 234th time on Wednesday night...

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  10. Duke Basketball: 5 Things We Learned from the Win over North Carolina State

    The Duke Blue Devils exacted their revenge against the team that handed them their first loss of the season, North Carolina State, in a 98-85 home victory to improve to 20-2 on the season and 7-2 in the ACC ...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 5,243 reads 10 comments

  11. Duke Basketball: 5 Reasons the Blue Devils Can Still Win the NCAA Title

    It's been another outstanding campaign for the Duke Blue Devils during the 2012-13 college basketball season. From a 15-0 start against the nation's No. 1 non-conference schedule, the 2012 Battle 4 Atlantis crown and a No...

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  12. Duke Basketball: The Biggest Flaw of Every Blue Devil

    In a parity-filled season in college basketball, the flaws in a team or a player are more telling than ever before. For the Duke Blue Devils, a team that has earned the label this season as a potential Final Four favorite, they also have their share...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 3,301 reads 6 comments

  13. Duke Basketball: Blue Devils' Midseason Report Card

    The Duke Blue Devils started the season off on a 15-game winning streak, which included wins over Kentucky, Minnesota, Virgina Commonwealth, Louisville and Ohio State. They also took the Battle 4 Atlantis championship and have a No...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 2,589 reads 17 comments

  14. Duke Basketball: 5 Keys to Avoiding an Upset Against Maryland

    Reality quickly set in for the Duke Blue Devils after Wednesday night's thrashing at the hands of the Miami Hurricanes. The realization that life without senior forward Ryan Kelly is not fun...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 1,503 reads 2 comments

  15. Duke Basketball: Can the Blue Devils Make a Run in March Without Ryan Kelly?

    In any sport, injuries can become a cruel and detrimental factor in a team's long-term success. When Duke senior forward Ryan Kelly injured his right foot earlier this month against ...

    Chad Lykins Written by Chad Lykins about over 1 year ago 3,889 reads 4 comments