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  • randythorntonv3 Dec 17, 9:13 p.m.
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    UNC sent 4 players to the pro's, all picked within the top 17. this is what happens when you... View More

    — Posted by BeastOnTheHill

    Duke just won a NT 3 seasons ago. Duke lost 2 players from last season to the NBA draft (both... View More

    — Posted by Brackettville

    Dook won a NT with an illegally paid player.

    Sad you guys still count cheating as a win.

    — Posted by DooksucksV3

    Any proof? Or just your tin foil hat conspiracy theories still?

  • randythorntonv3 Dec 17, 9:11 p.m.
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    No. Duke was not a favorite to win it all like when BC said take that Heels.

    — Posted by rx74u2nv

    2011 Duke was the favorite and FULLY HEALTHY when a weak Arizona team said take that! Thanks!

    — Posted by larrys080 .v1

    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, 9:08 p.m.
    All Star

    I told you all these facts were fun. Look at all the butthurt UNC trolls.

    — Posted by 903 mens national championships

    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, 8:52 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    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, 7:46 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Good stuff, rotary.

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

    at losing to lower seeds in the... View More

    — Posted by kato_karma.v3

    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, 7:39 p.m.
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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, 7:29 p.m.
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    ...then after leaving the story thread I was going to post my congratulations for Dukes #1... View More

    — Posted by hovis

    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, 7:08 p.m.
    All Star

    ...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, 7:04 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    It is called countering fact with fact. Some hurt Dookies can't take the flip side.

    Sad.

    — Posted by DooksucksV3

    Fun fact: No team has scored more than 71 points against Duke this season.
    ECU hung 61 on UNC in... View More

    — Posted by Brackettville

    Sad? That will be all of the Dook fans when the team fails to win a Title this year. UNC fans,... View More

    — Posted by Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer

    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, 4:47 p.m.
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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

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