1. What We Learned About Duke Following Loss to Maryland

    With Duke's last minute defeat to Maryland Saturday at the Comcast Center, the Blue Devils were given only their third loss of the season. However, I feel this one was the most crucial...

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  2. Duke Basketball: Improvements for Key Players

    Through the ups and downs of a wacky college basketball season, Duke remains among the top teams in the middle of February...

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  3. Duke Basketball: Can the Blue Devils Remain Undefeated the Whole Season?

    As the Blue Devils stay at the top of the rankings in college basketball, they still remain one of the scarce amount of teams with a zero in the loss department...

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  4. College Basketball: Schools That Will Finish at the Top of Each Major Conference

    Many of the elite teams in college basketball are given immensely high expectations. Some teams are able to live up to them while others disappoint their fans with a poor season. All five players on the court must coexist well in order to reach success...

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  5. Duke Basketball: The Blue Devils' Battle for the Top 2 Recruits of 2013

    If a university receives a commitment from a 5-star recruit, he can impact the team right away. However, two 5-star recruits are even better...

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  6. NBA Draft 2012: Ideal Selection for Each Team's First Pick

    All 30 NBA organizations are in different situations for the 2012 NBA Draft . Some teams have the opportunity to select a top-five talent with the possibility to turn around the organization...

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  7. Duke Basketball: 2012-13 Projected Statistics for Key Players

    The Blue Devils have a multitude of key players for next season; some have been in Durham for quite some time, while fresh faces come about this upcoming season...

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  8. Duke Basketball: 8 Bold Predictions for the Blue Devils' 2012-13 Season

    After their astonishing loss to Lehigh to end the season, it's difficult to realize that it was only two years ago when Duke defeated Butler for the National Championship...

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  9. 7 Players That Will Regret Returning to College

    ´╗┐When most top-collegiate players are projected to be high selections in the NBA Draft , they often throw their name in the pool as soon as possible...

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  10. Jabari Parker: Why the Top Recruit Must Go Pro Instead of His Religious Duties

    The top-rated high school recruits typically go through about the same process. First it's the McDonald's All-American Game, then one year at the collegiate level, and then they finally become lottery selections regardless of their success or failure...

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  11. 2012 NBA Draft: Projecting Austin Rivers' Skills as a Pro Prospect

    Scouts are very skeptical of Austin Rivers, the barely-6'4" guard from Duke University. He has the potential to be a star in the NBA, but also has the possibility to be booed out of the league...

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