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  • BlueDevils00 Jan 17, 2013
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    Kyrie Irving is 6th in the NBA in scoring at 23.3 PPG, 10th in steals 1.8 SPG.

    Carlos Boozer is 5th in the NBA in double-doubles, with 21 thru 37 games played.

  • BlueDevils00 Jan 17, 2013
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    Holy canoli!

    From last night:

    Boozer: 36pts, 12rbs.
    Irving: 31pts, 5assts, 4stls.
    Deng: 19pts, 6rbs, 7assts.
    Redick: 14pts, 4rbs, 6assts
    Brand: 11pts, 10rbs.

    Austin Rivers even managed to chip in 8pts in a win over his Dad, Doc and the Boston Celtics.

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Jan 17, 2013
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    Hey, but when it's all you got, it's all you got.

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 17, 2013
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    Only a Hole fan would focus on head to head instead of NC's. Wonder why that is? Hmmmmmmm

  • Lux Libertas Jan 17, 2013
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    Just correcting a DITTOHEAD.

    It's a full-time job.

  • BlueDevils00 Jan 17, 2013
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    Boasting about it?

  • Lux Libertas Jan 17, 2013
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    we're already out of the Top 25.

    DERPY-DERRRRP!!!!

    Try and keep up, Dittohead.

  • uncsuckz Jan 17, 2013
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    LOL. That sort of logic is going to drive "licks me liberally" to the infinite depths of his unc manifesto. Not much left in there to brag on since Duke has overtaken most every bragging right unc once had....an obvious sign of a program in rapid decline. Pretty soon they'll drop out of the top-25 and no one will even care. What's that you say? Oh, my bad; it's already past tense on that one too.

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Jan 16, 2013
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    Shows you just how much having the refs in your pocket is wertz.... er I mean worth.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 16, 2013
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    So would I, if my head-to-head record was a pitiful 14-24 agaist my arch-rival, like Kiwi's is to Dean.

    That's a no brainer. Easy math. Can never be erased.

  • Killing Time Jan 16, 2013
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    +2010

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 16, 2013
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    Let me put this in terms a UNC fan should be able to understand....

    Coach K put 4 banners up that say National Champion on them. Dean put 2 banners up that say National Champion on them.

    Is there a banner for head-to-head? I know there isn't one for that at Duke. UNC.....I'm not so sure.

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 16, 2013
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    Not trying to erase anything. So you think the talent at Duke when K arrived and DES had been at UNcheat for 15+ years was equal huh? Interesting.

    Btw, K went to 7-9 FF's while DES was at UNcheat.

    Anyone can. Make stats lie.

    I will take 4 NC's over head to head each and every day of the week.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 16, 2013
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    Dean was 24-14 against a guy who has 4 National Titles.

    It can never be erased, regardless of how hard you try.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 16, 2013
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    Coach K would've loved to have gotten one in 1991 against Dean but Dean couldn't beat Kansas that year and couldn't even stay on the floor until the end...another thing Roy learned from his mentor.

    But bottom line, I'd rather have 4 National Titles than 2 National Titles.

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 16, 2013
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    So they mean less because hey weren't head to head against DES? That is so lame.

    Although he does have one against Roy.

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 16, 2013
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    Nope, but coaches are judged on NC's. Unless you aren't as successful as your rival and then you come up with some lame stat.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 16, 2013
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    4 national titles against coaches not named "Dean" sure LOL!

    And of course you would say that, you're a dookie.

    14-24 says otherwise.

    (Then it says "Hi!")

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 16, 2013
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    Yeah, I would say the 4 national titles trumps anything Dean did.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 16, 2013
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    Does that help make 14-24 (Kiwi's record head to head against Dean) all better?

  • BlueDevils00 Jan 16, 2013
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    Another week has come and gone in the NBA and Duke leads all schools in total points scored by alums this season (also led last season).

    http://www.dukehoopblog.com/2013/01/16/duke-in-the-nba-january-16-edition/#utm_source=feed&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feed

    1st) Duke 4,489
    2nd) UNC 4,353
    3rd) Kentucky 4,049
    4th) UCLA 3,766

  • BlueDevils00 Jan 15, 2013
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    From lastnight:

    Boozer: 20pts, 13rbs, 3assts.
    Irving: 15pts, 4assst, 3stls.
    Deng: 18pts, 2rbs, 2stls.
    Henderson: 10pts, 2assts, 2stls, 2rbs.
    Brand: 20pts, 6rbs, 3assts.
    Redick: 12pts, 4assts.

  • BlueDevils00 Jan 10, 2013
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    Lastnight:

    Kyrie Irving: 33pts, 4assts, 3stls.
    Carlos Boozer: 22pts, 11rbs.
    Luol Deng: 18pts, 5rbs.
    JJ Redick: 17pts, 4assts (off the bench).
    Gerald Henderson: 14pts, 4assts, 3stls.
    Mike Dunleavy: 16pts, 4rbs (off the bench).

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 9, 2013
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    DES 36 years at UNCheat, 2 NC's. K, 32 years at Duke, 4 NC's.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 9, 2013
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    Who cares? He has 2 more national titles.

  • kato_karma.v4 Jan 9, 2013
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    Just cutting Kiwi some slack...he has had more years as a head coach to miss the NCAA (and grasp the all-time record of being the flame out king at the Sour 16 or earlier).

  • rx74u2nv Jan 9, 2013
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    Sorry he didn't take a non blue chip coaching job sooner?

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 9, 2013
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    That doesn't change 4 > 2.

  • kato_karma.v4 Jan 9, 2013
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    Side note: Kiwi = head coach 37 years, 32 @ dook; Roy = head coach 24 years, 9 @ UNC.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 9, 2013
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    Who cares? He has 2 fewer national titles.

  • DooksucksV3 Jan 9, 2013
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    Roy has to miss the NCAA's 6 more times to catch K.

  • DooksucksV3 Jan 9, 2013
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    Four injured players including 3 starters and make the elite 8......I call that a success.

    Dookies are now crying that Kelly could miss time.

    What a joke.

  • dUNCe Jan 9, 2013
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    UNC fans won't admit that the NIT is worse because they know that's where there headed this year AGAIN. We love it

  • kato_karma.v4 Jan 9, 2013
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    Pick YOUR arbitrary dates/stats and the results are the same.

    (i.e., that's a lot of typing just to agree that dook was a much greater disappointment last season than UNC)

  • rx74u2nv Jan 8, 2013
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    Week one? You mean preseason? That was all UNC's failure there. The talent returned and burned.

    The second before the Lehigh game would be week 18's rank as it was the last available.

    If you come up with a unit of measurement for disappointment let us know and we will work out the math. I am confident if anyone can put a number on disappointment it will be you. Your arbitrary dates/stats have disappointed me.

    Super Flameouts are reserved for the NIT.

  • kato_karma.v4 Jan 8, 2013
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    Why not Week #1?

    Why not the second before the game opening jump ball with Lehigh???

    Anyway you look at it, dook's disappointment was far greater than UNC's.

    Super Flameout (again).

  • rx74u2nv Jan 8, 2013
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    Why not week 18? You know the last one before the tournament starts? Why the random 17? Arbitrary week 17 coming from the arbitrary 9ppg poster(now 8ppg). Typical and expected. Feb 27 is in February, March 5 is entering March, March Madness is in March, tournament seeding was done on March 11. Why choose a random week that is 2 weeks seperated from tournament projections? Super weird.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 8, 2013
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    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/ncaa/men/2012/ncaa_tourney/brackets/experts/

    Nope. Not one expert had Duke in their Final Four and fan expectations typical mirror the consensus of the experts.

  • kato_karma.v4 Jan 8, 2013
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    dook @ #3 per the last Coaches Poll entering March of last season (dated Feb. 27)...

    http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/rankings/_/year/2012/week/17/seasontype/2

    i.e., dookie expectations were running pretty high.

  • rx74u2nv Jan 8, 2013
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    Apology accepted for false information. In other news did you know that UNC only has 4 players averaging over 9ppg including rounding? Duke still has 5 players in double digits(a normal figure to referrence).

  • kato_karma.v4 Jan 8, 2013
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    LOL.

    At minimum (polls or not), one can feel confident that expectations were for dook to avoid another Sour 16 or earlier flameout.

  • rx74u2nv Jan 8, 2013
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    #3? Oh you mean the polls before the regular season was over? The same poll that was Duke's peak last year after only 2 losses in the ACC? Why would you choose this arbitrary date/poll week? Oh wait, hey Kato! Back on the random date/stat kick?

    Duke was ranked #6 on March 5th and lost to FSU 5 days later. Poor research on your part.

    You had one thing right in this post and please allow me to confirm that there were no expectations for Duke to win it all last year, you must be thinking of UNC with the NBA 1st rounders returning to win it all.

    #ArbitraryKato

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 8, 2013
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    If she only had a brain.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 8, 2013
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    UNC fans were the ones expecting to win it all, not Duke fans.

  • kato_karma.v4 Jan 8, 2013
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    dook went into March of last season ranked #3...

    however, there were no post-season expectations.

    fail is only 4 letters, LOL.

  • rx74u2nv Jan 8, 2013
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    no is only 2 letters LOL

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 8, 2013
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    Duke has 5 players on its current roster projected to be lottery picks?

  • kato_karma.v4 Jan 8, 2013
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    UNC last ranked at #1 in week 3 of last season.

    dook currently ranked at #1 in week 7 of this season.

    i.e., even MORE credence that anything less than a NC will be an utter failure (unless expectations after preseason are assumed to be non-valid).

  • rx74u2nv Jan 8, 2013
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    We were the preseason favorite?

  • rx74u2nv Jan 8, 2013
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    I am with you. Shame on Duke and any other team with fewer players starting in the NBA.

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