1. Duke-North Carolina Rivalry Preview Part 1: Who's Gone?

    The 2009-10 college basketball season is barely behind us. For the Duke Blue Devils, the season began with relatively low expectations in the wake of Gerald Henderson and Elliot Williams' departure...

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  2. The Duke Blue Devils Just Won It All, So Why All the Hate?

    By now, you've surely heard about how the talentless 2009-10 Duke Blue Devils lucked out with an NCAA title after the NCAA selection committee paved their road to the championship with Duke-blue-colored roses...

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  3. Duke Blue Devils Silence Critics With Manhandling Of West Virginia

    Remember when West Virginia's players took shots at Duke after beating them in the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2008. No? In the post-game press conference, Mountaineer Joe Alexander was told that Duke had eight McDonald's All-Americans...

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  4. Duke Is Back in the Final Four: Time to Give the Blue Devils Their Due

    Throughout this season, at least two things have been consistent in college basketball—the solid play of the Duke Blue Devils and the constant criticism against them...

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  5. Handicapping the No. 1 Seeds: What Does Duke's Path Look Like?

    The Duke Blue Devils have their first No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament since J.J. Redick played back in 2005-06. It isn't like the Devils haven't enjoyed the benefits of a high seed—they've had a No...

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  6. NCAA Bracket Breakdown: Which ACC Teams Are Poised for a Run?

    Greensboro, N.C.—The ACC is one of the best conferences in basketball year in and year out. Even in a down year (like this year), the conference gets as many, if not more, teams in the NCAA tournament than most of the other major conferences...

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  7. Was the ACC Tourney Kyle Singler's Conference Swan Song?

    Greensboro, N.C.—Kyle Singler’s game against Georgia Tech in the ACC tournament championship game might best be remembered for his use of Dick Vitale as a landing pad when he dove after a loose ball in press row...

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  8. Duke's Plumlee Brothers Standing Tall in ACC Tournament

    Greensboro, N.C.—As expected, the Duke Blue Devils are playing in the ACC tournament finals for what seems like the 20th time in as many years...

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  9. Geogia Tech Coach Paul Hewitt Says Local Media is Desperate

    Greensboro, NC—It's no secret that Paul Hewitt isn't the most popular guy in Atlanta these days. He often gets booed loudly when announced at the beginning of Georgia Tech's home ...

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  10. Despite Losing to Georgia Tech, Don't Sleep on the Maryland Terrapins

    Greensboro, N.C.—In a rare occurrence, Greivis Vasquez missed a clutch shot in the final moments of a game as No. 19 Maryland was upset by a lower-seeded, but arguably more talented, Georgia Tech team in the second round of the ACC tournament...

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  11. 2010 NCAA Tournament: Duke Blue Devils Don't Care about No. 1 Seed

    Greensboro, NC—The Duke Blue Devils outlasted a surprisingly tough, Sylven Landesberg-less Virginia team in their ACC tournament opener Friday. As a result, a No...

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  12. North Carolina's Season May Be Over, but Are Their Struggles?

    After losing to Georgia Tech in the first round of the ACC tournament in Greensboro, N.C., the Tar Heels season might be over. At 16-16, the NIT isn't totally out of the question, but it's not exactly a guarantee...

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  13. Selection Sunday: 10 Teams Who Could Get Screwed by the Committee

    Selection Sunday is less than one week away. Some teams are celebrating their inevitable NCAA bid, some are lamenting the certainty of their exclusion, and others are nervously sitting on the bubble, awaiting decisions by the NCAA selection committee...

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  14. Flawless February: Duke Blue Devils Cap Month with Rare Achievement

      Since the Blue Devils last appeared in the Final Four in 2004, Duke has earned the reputation of being a team that fades down the stretch. They looked like championship contenders early last season, playing their way up to a No...

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  15. Brian Zoubek Breaking Out as Duke Finds Separation in ACC

    With their recent win against Virginia Tech, the Duke Blue Devils have finally started to distance themselves from the rest of the ACC...

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  16. North Carolina Coach Roy Williams' Haiti Comments Par for the Course

    The North Carolina Tar Heels' struggles on the court this season have been the focus of much media attention. In the preseason, North Carolina was picked as the No. 4 team in the nation. They were also voted to finish on top of the ACC along with Duke...

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  17. Upcoming Duke-North Carolina Game Could Signal Shift in Rivalry

    History repeats itself. Someone important must have said that, because I didn't study philosophy in college and I still know that quote...

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  18. What Will It Take for Duke To Get Over Spring Allergies?

    For some, spring is all about warming up, freshness, and the blossoming of everything around us. For many, it's about allergies. The Blue Devils have certainly seemed allergic to winning in the spring of their last few seasons...

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  19. Duke-Clemson: Blue Devils' Biggest Strength Revealed

    Much was made of Duke's game at Clemson Saturday night, so much so that ESPN chose Littlejohn Coliseum as its College Gameday host site. All the hoopla made perfect sense...

    Justin McTeer Written by Justin McTeer about almost 5 years ago 2,075 reads 19 comments

  20. ACC Roll Call: Blue Devils, Yellow Jackets, and Tarred Heels

    The ACC had seven players in the first round of last year's NBA draft. Seven. That's nearly one-third of all the players taken in the first round. To put it mildly, that's a ton of talent moving on from one conference...

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  21. Is This the Year Duke Returns to the Final Four?

    The Duke Blue Devils haven't been to the Final Four since 2004. For most programs, a six-year hiatus from college basketball's big stage wouldn't be a point of contempt...

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  22. Five Reasons Why the Duke Blue Devils Will Win the ACC

    At the start of the season, Duke and North Carolina were voted as co-favorites to win the ACC for the first time in the conference's history...

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  23. Olek Czyz Joining the Ever-Growing List of Duke Transfers

    Chances are, if you're not an avid Duke Blue Devil fan, you have no idea who Olek Czyz is. Heck, most casual Duke fans have probably never heard of him...

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  24. Devil's Advocate: Jon Scheyer Is the Most Underrated Player in America

    Welcome to "Devil's Advocate," my weekly Duke Basketball column.  Each week, I'll take on a common argument or criticism against Duke used by analysts and/or Duke haters. You may not agree with my opinion, but I'm just playing Devil's Advocate...

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  25. Unanswered Questions for the Duke Blue Devils

    After their first month of play, the Duke Blue Devils find themselves in a familiar situation—they are a top 10 team that's just outside of the top tier of teams in college basketball. When the Blue Devils defeated No...

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