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Bad Call, Bad Defense….Wake Wins

Even though it could have been a blowout, Duke was still there at the end.  Gerald Henderson took a tough shot, for most people anyway, and stuck it cold.  With the score tied, Wake ran down the floor missed two looks and Henderson grabbed the board that should have sent ...

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Don't Be Scared of #1

For the first time since JJ Redick and Shelden Williams walked the court of Cameron, Duke is the #1 in the nation.  Even though the last two years had been disappointing with early exits, most Duke fans seem to be skiddish of this ranking.  I can understand as last years ...

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Well That Was Fun

Sometimes you have those great games.  When everything goes right for you, and nothing goes right for your opponent.  This is the exact description of the game Saturday between Duke and Maryland.  Usually a tight contest between two rivals who have no love lose, this version was an absolute domination ...

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"Escape" With A Blow Out Win?

That is what last nights game felt like.  For most of the game Duke played pathetic against NC State.  Even in the second half when Duke was putting some offense together, NC State would answer keeping the lead.  Then Duke added just enough defense to regain the lead and eventually ...

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Gerald Henderson…come on down!!!

The Belmont game last year let everyone know that Gerald Henderson had the potential to be an elite college basketball player.  Once again Henderson provided Duke with an elite performance to let them get out of Tallahassee alive. The score might not have been as close as the Belmont game, ...

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Duke Holds Off Pesky Curry

At the beginning of the second half, Duke was on its way to a blow out victory against Davidson.  Steph Curry had been held in check, and the offense was on a roll.  Then Duke forgot that 10 minutes left is not the same as 0 minutes left.  Duke let ...

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Happy Days For The Blue Devils

ACC Play started out in a fantastic way for Duke and its fans.  First, North Carolina fell at home to Boston College.  Then Duke used an unbelievable defensive effort to coast by Virginia Tech.  After the smoke cleared Duke jumped UNC in the latest polls and it is now Duke ...

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