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Duke has hit its ceiling and aren't going to get any better

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  • fearthewhiteguy Dec 30, 8:44 p.m.
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    how can you get better than number 1 lol

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 30, 8:29 p.m.
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    5. Nice win for North Carolina against UNLV, but this Tar Heels team still looks soft to me, both physically and mentally. Maybe I'm still having trouble shaking the memories of that Texas loss when the Longhorns made UNC -- particularly its guards -- look foolish.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 30, 8:28 p.m.
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    http://espn.go.com/blog/collegebasketballnation/post/_/id/71296/kings-saturday-observations-2

    2. I don't understand the people who say Duke has hit its ceiling and that the Blue Devils aren't going to get any better. Um, why not? Rasheed Sulaimon is a freshman who has played 12 college basketball games. Sophomore Quinn Cook, who saw limited action last season, is seven weeks deep into his first season as the Blue Devils' point guard. Why would anyone think those players wouldn't improve as the season progresses? With Cook and Sulaimon trending upward and with Mason Plumlee increasing his lead in the national player of the year race -- he had 22 points, 13 boards and 5 assists in Saturday's 90-77 win over Santa Clara -- I think Duke will continue to get better. And that's scary.

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