1. NCAA Tournament: Is This the Sweetest 16 Ever?

    For the NCAA selection committee, it may well be. Yes, the very same selection committee that is so maligned this time of year, from every corner. From ESPN to the water cooler, people love nothing more than to discuss just how wrong they got it...

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  2. Elliot Williams Continues To Shine for Blue Devils

    I was going to begin this article by saying that we will just have to take coach Mike Krzyzewski's word when he says that Elliot Williams wasn't ready earlier in the season. Luckily, that's not quite true, as we'll see in a moment...

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  3. Does Anyone Want To Be No. 1?

    The last time a team went wire-to-wire as the top ranked team in all the land was the 1991-'92 season, when Duke pulled it off. Even then, they needed some luck to do it, as they dropped two games along the way...

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  4. Duke Kicks Off Stretch Run With Hard-Fought Win Over Wake Forest

    Duke's new look appears to have righted a ship that seemed to be sinking. At least for one night. Sparked by Elliot Williams' defensive efforts early, Duke sprinted to a 22-point lead ...

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  5. Duke-St. John's: Freshman Williams Provides Spark for Blue Devils

    Over the past couple of weeks, it has been easy to see that Duke fans—like most fans of elite teams in any sport—are spoiled. They simply are not used to anything but winning...

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  6. Durham in Distress: Is Duke Destined For Another Late-Season Disaster?

    Three weeks ago, Duke was on top of the basketball world. Fresh off their 41-point steamrolling of Maryland, the Blue Devils were 18-1, undefeated in ACC play, and sitting atop both polls...

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  7. Duke-UNC: Ty Lawson, Tar Heels Run Away from Devils in Second Half

    This season, Duke has been playing a video before each home game entitled "Our House." After last night's game, Danny Green and Tyler Hansbrough can officially say that Cameron is, indeed, their house...

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  8. Duke-UNC: Prepare for Sensory Overload

    It happens every February—ESPN's "Rivalry Week," bringing with it the overload of highlights, lowlights, and sound bites to present the annual meeting between Duke and UNC...

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  9. ACC Basketball: There's Just Something Special about It

    I freely admit that I am an ACC fan. I grew up in the state of North Carolina. ACC Heartland. Home of the "Big Four...

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  10. Duke-Miami: What a Difference a Half Makes

    Coming off their worst loss since the 1990 National Championship game against UNLV, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was undoubtedly looking for his team to bounce back and make a statement. He had to wait about 20 minutes to see it...

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  11. Duke-UVA: Devils Run Away From Cavs Early

    It didn't start pretty for Virginia. In the first half, Virginia attempted 25 field goals, and turned the ball over 17 times. They shot 32 percent from the field, and scored a total of 21 points...

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  12. Duke Looks to Bounce Back Against Virginia

    On Wednesday, Duke took the nation's top ranking into Winston-Salem to face the Demon Deacons of Wake Forest, and came out with their first conference loss of the season...

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  13. Duke Blue Devils Dominate Maryland Terrapins in Historic Rout

    The 164th meeting between the Duke Blue Devils and the Maryland Terrapins was not the most competitive. In fact, it was Duke's most lopsided win in the history of the series, and Maryland's worst loss ever in ACC play (their fourth worst in history)...

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  14. Duke-Maryland Basketball: Blue Devils Can't Afford To Look Ahead

    The Duke Blue Devils have a showdown looming with the currently top-ranked Wake Forest Demon Deacons. But they cannot afford to look ahead to that game, because tomorrow at noon they must first ...

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  15. Gerald Henderson Delivers When Duke Needs It Most

    Over Duke's last four games, Gerald Henderson has averaged 22 points and 5.75 rebounds. He has shot 61 percent from the field and 73 percent from three-point range. Duke as a team has shot 45 percent from the field and 39 percent from three-point range...

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