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  • randythorntonv3 Dec 17, 2012
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    Any proof? Or just your tin foil hat conspiracy theories still?

  • randythorntonv3 Dec 17, 2012
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    Why the need to capitalize fully healthy. Is there a r Eason you are emphasizing those words for the folks on here.

  • Banned by Sissies Dec 17, 2012
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    UNC trolls? LOL

    Not sure why you think these statistics are fun, I think they are rather boring.
    Butthurt? You worry too much.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 17, 2012
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    Yep, the original post was facts regarding Duke's history related to being ranked #1 in the country. The trolling started on the first reply.

  • rx74u2nv Dec 17, 2012
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    It was copy pasta from OP. Not my own. I have not confirmed any of that information. I simply wanted him to know that this topic didn't start with jabs at UNC.

    So 3rd person will feel better; #1 at losing to lower seeds in the Sweet 16. *If this stat is true*

  • kato_karma.v3 Dec 17, 2012
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    Good stuff, rotary.

    However, you forgot to list that dook IS #1...

    at losing to lower seeds in the Sour 16 or earlier.

  • rx74u2nv Dec 17, 2012
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    uke has been ranked No. 1 123 weeks - second-most in NCAA history behind UCLA (134).

    Coach K has led the Blue Devils to the top spot in the AP poll 105 weeks.

    Duke has spent 92 weeks ranked No. 1 since 1990 - 40 more weeks than the next closest school (North Carolina) in that span.

    Duke has been ranked No. 1 in the AP poll in an NCAA-record 16 seasons under Coach K.

    Including Wednesday's game, Duke has played more games at No. 1 (210) than as an unranked team (141) under Coach K.

    Duke has now been ranked No. 1 in either the AP or Coaches polls in 18 of the last 28 seasons.

    Entering Wednesday's game, Coach K is second in NCAA history in wins (183) and games (209) while on the sideline for the No. 1 team in the AP poll.

    Duke has been ranked No. 1 in 11 seasons since the 1997-98 campaign. The Blue Devils have been ranked No. 1 68 weeks in that span, 31 more than the next closest school (North Carolina).

    This is all about Duke. The UNC fans could not resist.

  • hovis Dec 17, 2012
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    ...then after leaving the story thread I was going to post my congratulations for Dukes #1 ranking here only to find it too is about UNC. I will keep on searching for the duke basketball related thread....

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 17, 2012
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    As a UNC fan, you are all too familiar with teams being ranked #1 and not winning it all from last season.

  • blueduke4 Dec 17, 2012
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    You always pull for and expect your team to do great and win Nattys, its called being a fan, you know, short for fanatic....wow some peoples children on here...sheesh

  • rx74u2nv Dec 17, 2012
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    http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/rankings/_/year/2011/week/18/seasontype/2

    Slapppppppppp!

  • rx74u2nv Dec 17, 2012
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    We will stop celebrating that championship when the NCAA stops celebrating it. LOL

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Dec 17, 2012
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    :)

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Dec 17, 2012
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    Sad? That will be all of the Dook fans when the team fails to win a Title this year. UNC fans, not so much. We knew what to expect.

  • larrys080 .v1 Dec 17, 2012
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    2011 Duke was the favorite and FULLY HEALTHY when a weak Arizona team said take that! Thanks!

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Dec 17, 2012
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    Your fascination with derrieres is troubling. SMH.

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 17, 2012
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    Dook won a NT with an illegally paid player.

    Sad you guys still count cheating as a win.

  • blueduke4 Dec 17, 2012
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    Dont worry brackett, things like facts only get in their way. When we rebuild were still in the top ten, when they rebuild they miss the tourney completely.

  • Brackettville Dec 17, 2012
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    Duke just won a NT 3 seasons ago. Duke lost 2 players from last season to the NBA draft (both were starters). Duke currently has more active NBA players than UNC.

  • BeastOnTheHill Dec 17, 2012
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    UNC sent 4 players to the pro's, all picked within the top 17. this is what happens when you recruit players who have NBA potential and they are coached to improve and develop. Take a look a Kentucky. dook flames out in the first round of the NCAA's, has the whole team back. Teams that are successful end up having to replace and rebuild.
    The flame out's will have good teams consistently and always flame out consistently.

  • Brackettville Dec 17, 2012
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    Fun fact: No team has scored more than 71 points against Duke this season.
    ECU hung 61 on UNC in the second half.

    Sad

    Duke #1

    UNC barely hanging in the rankings

  • rx74u2nv Dec 17, 2012
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    No. Duke was not a favorite to win it all like when BC said take that Heels.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 17, 2012
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    #1 seed does not necessarily mean #1 ranked in the polls....ya know, since there are 4 #1 seeds?

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 17, 2012
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    So Dook was not #1 during any of those flameouts?

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 17, 2012
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    You're countering facts about Duke being a #1 seed in the tournament with facts about Duke being ranked #1 in the national rankings. That = FAIL.

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 17, 2012
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    It is called countering fact with fact. Some hurt Dookies can't take the flip side.

    Sad.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 17, 2012
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    I told you all these facts were fun. Look at all the butthurt UNC trolls.

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 17, 2012
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    You left out that they own the record for flame outs in the NCAA tournament as the #1 seed in the sweet 16.

    That record stands at 5, all under K.

    The next closest is Syracuse with 2.

  • Mr. Jacob Summers Dec 17, 2012
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    + a billion.

  • Leave it to Beaver Reruns Dec 17, 2012
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    mid major who whooped your candy behind a few weeks ago......

    Dean Nose Smith...... a disappointment according to Ligg's standards.

  • BeastOnTheHill Dec 17, 2012
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    but 5 titles is much better then 4, with 1 against a mid major.

    Go Heels, THE College Basketball Program of The ACC, dook is trying to catch up.

  • BeastOnTheHill Dec 17, 2012
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    yeah, like that. except without the hurt back.

  • Leave it to Beaver Reruns Dec 17, 2012
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    kinda like all those years with Nose at the helm...........
    2 titles in 37 years? What a let down.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 17, 2012
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    being #1 > beating ECU by 6

  • BeastOnTheHill Dec 17, 2012
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    ...going to waste.

  • BeastOnTheHill Dec 17, 2012
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    WOW, all those #1 ranked teams and just 4 titles to show for it? Pitiful!

    LEHIGH~!

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 17, 2012
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    Duke has been ranked No. 1 123 weeks - second-most in NCAA history behind UCLA (134).

    Coach K has led the Blue Devils to the top spot in the AP poll 105 weeks.

    Duke has spent 92 weeks ranked No. 1 since 1990 - 40 more weeks than the next closest school (North Carolina) in that span.

    Duke has been ranked No. 1 in the AP poll in an NCAA-record 16 seasons under Coach K.

    Including Wednesday's game, Duke has played more games at No. 1 (210) than as an unranked team (141) under Coach K.

    Duke has now been ranked No. 1 in either the AP or Coaches polls in 18 of the last 28 seasons.

    Entering Wednesday's game, Coach K is second in NCAA history in wins (183) and games (209) while on the sideline for the No. 1 team in the AP poll.

    Duke has been ranked No. 1 in 11 seasons since the 1997-98 campaign. The Blue Devils have been ranked No. 1 68 weeks in that span, 31 more than the next closest school (North Carolina).

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