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  • VT1994Hokie Nov 27, 2012
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    Obviously, Duke came out of the gates this early season. Mason Plumlee has grown up folks. There is no one player in Div I that has improved like he has vs last season. Zeller is a player too. Mason is going to lead Duke to a Final 8 or above. Cook may become the glue to keep Duke moving forward. Curry has also stepped it up. Duke's bench is stronger than most in the ACC. Watch the free throws.

  • 903 mens national championships Nov 27, 2012
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    Funny you use the word cowardly. Cowardly is another way of saying lacking toughness - Roy's description of his team's play against butler. And everyone's description of his actions at Fsu.

  • DooksucksV3 Nov 27, 2012
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    Thinking about it, Dook does remind me of #2. I guess the pollsters were casting their opinions on their flopping playing style and cowardly coach who will not play OOC away games.

  • The Texas Butler Nov 27, 2012
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    UNC played a terrible Butler team full of white guys. Let me know when UNC doesn't cheat

  • DooksucksV3 Nov 27, 2012
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    Actually you were handed the title because you were using an illegally paid player.

    That travesty should be corrected soon.

  • DooksucksV3 Nov 27, 2012
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    Let's see:

    Dook played Kentucky without starting PG Harrow.

    Dook played Louisville without their starting center and one of the best shot blockers in the country.

    Let me know when Dook plays a healthy top 10 team.

  • SilentSam Nov 27, 2012
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    That wasn't just our fanbase, that was the entire college basketball watching world.

    (And our opinions haven't changed, btw. Sorry.)

  • 903 mens national championships Nov 27, 2012
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    your arrogant fanbase

    Coming from a fanbase who said Duke was handed the 2010 National Title because they only had to beat Butler who proceeds to downplay their loss to Butler (only now it's Butler without NBA calibre players).

  • SilentSam Nov 26, 2012
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    Ah, yes.

    Cuz losing in November is exactly the same as getting BOUNCED from the first round of a tournament in which your arrogant fanbase expects you to go Dancing in the Final Four.

    Yup, Exactly the same, those two.

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Nov 26, 2012
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    Posting on things which it knows nothing about. Just another day at the office for this 1.

  • rx74u2nv Nov 26, 2012
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    Ranked about the same position as the Heels when Butler took them to the wood shed.

  • Wolfpackalypse Now Nov 26, 2012
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    Duke has definitely earned it. They were very impressive against Kentucky, VCU, and Louisville. Congrats to the Blue Devils - we are still going to beat your a$&es later this season, but congrats for now :-)

  • Jacob Tongues Anus Ewwww Nov 26, 2012
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    Butler says Orange County Remedial College-who?

  • SilentSam Nov 26, 2012
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    Poor dookies, they just never learn.

    Wsn't dook HIGH-LEE ranked when LEE said HIGH last year?

    Yes, yes I believe they were.

    LllllOOoooollLLL!!!

  • BlueDevils00 Nov 26, 2012
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    What was that about UNC and Butler? Oh yeah, 29 pts down in the 2nd half. UNC finishes no better than 4th in the ACC.

  • fearthewhiteguy Nov 26, 2012
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    duke :D

  • 903 mens national championships Nov 26, 2012
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    That's the only way you could justify the 29 point spanking they gave UNC before they let the foot off the pedal out of pity.

    But unfortunately for you, reality tells us Butler was ranked 6th preseason in the A-10.

  • randythorntonv3 Nov 26, 2012
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    Ok, now you hold your breath and when I get the answers, you can breath.

    Ready, set, goooooooooooooooooooo.

  • The1 Nov 26, 2012
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    Prove me wrong.

  • randythorntonv3 Nov 26, 2012
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    He cares, he cares very deeply. He has no clue how many AA's are on any team.

    Heck, by the numbers he uses, he has no clue how many players are on a team.

  • The1 Nov 26, 2012
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    OK, if you insist. Butler was ranked number 1 and had 37 high school AA's on their team.

  • 903 mens national championships Nov 26, 2012
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    You do care. That's why you posted: "Only second? They should be number 1. After all, they have 16 high school AA's on that team."

  • The1 Nov 26, 2012
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    I don't know and don't care. If you want to know, look it up.

  • 903 mens national championships Nov 26, 2012
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    My question was to you, since you're the one that thinks there's a correlation between ranking and number of high school AA's.

  • rx74u2nv Nov 26, 2012
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    17*

  • The1 Nov 26, 2012
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    Google. Try it, you'll like it.

  • 903 mens national championships Nov 26, 2012
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    What does number of high school AA's have to do with it? Where's UNC ranked and how many do they have? Where's Butler ranked and how many do they have?

  • The1 Nov 26, 2012
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    Only second? They should be number 1. After all, they have 16 high school AA's on that team.

  • kato_karma.v3 Nov 26, 2012
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    Side note...

    Carry on.

  • BlueDevils00 Nov 26, 2012
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    NC State dropped to #18, and UNC dropped to #13/14. Both teams looked utterly unimpressive last week. UNC was down by 29 to Butler at one point, and NC State was blown out by an unranked Oklahoma St club, then barely managed a 2pt win at home vs UNC-Asheville.

  • BlueDevils00 Nov 26, 2012
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    After steamrolling the competition in the Bahamas, and recording their 2nd win vs a top-5 opponent, Duke is #2 in both national polls.

    http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/rankings

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