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  • Lux Libertas Mar 2, 2013
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    ^How sad this is?^

    "Everybody else lose so maybe hopefully we can possibly eke out a higher seed than we deservemaybe???!"

    The dook Way.

  • BlueDevils00 Feb 28, 2013
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    Loss by #4 Michigan last night. This week alone, #1, #4, #7 and #11 have all lost. Great news for Duke and our chances at the #1 overall seed.

  • kato_karma.v4 Feb 27, 2013
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    Agree...

    being rated so high this late in the season...

    dook has got to be legit.

  • seedofdoubt Feb 27, 2013
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    Agree.

  • BlueDevils00 Feb 27, 2013
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    I definitely see a Final Four for this years team, but in reality, i see a national championship.

  • VT1994Hokie Feb 26, 2013
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    I believe that they will make it. I surely hope they will continue onward to improve like they have recently. The shooting and passing has been on target.

  • flairrick Feb 26, 2013
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    Poor DS, same old tired posts, day after day, month after month. Yet nothing happens.

  • seedofdoubt Feb 26, 2013
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    Duke, with just 3 L's, has a much better chance than most teams, including the ones struggling to get 20 wins, uncertain if they will even get invited. "If we win just two more and have a good showing in the ACCT, we'll be in." How sad to have your hopes pinned to just getting in. Thing you "want-ta-play-too's don't understand is that Duke plays very, very well on neutral courts (note the beginning of the season when you all were making comments about how Duke was playing so many games that way) Duke will be in the final four. K has them ready.

  • thatrollslayer Feb 26, 2013
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    Ouch. Might want to get your nose realigned after that facepalm.

  • thatrollslayer Feb 26, 2013
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    I never said they did.

  • 903 mens national championships Feb 26, 2013
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    Mid-majors are easy? Like Dayton and butler?

  • larrys080 .v1 Feb 26, 2013
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    Because of Carolinas greatness it was child's play! No mid-majors as I recall!

  • 903 mens national championships Feb 26, 2013
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    So when is the NCAA gonna bust duke? If they don't need to talk to the jeweler or lance, it should've already happened, right?

  • DooksucksV3 Feb 26, 2013
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    http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/blog/eye-on-college-basketball/20426687/emmert:-ncaa-doesn%27t-necessarily-need-thomas-or-jewelry-store-to-cooperate-to-punish-duke

  • DooksucksV3 Feb 26, 2013
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    UNC did not use an illegal player in 2009.

  • DooksucksV3 Feb 26, 2013
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    Poor Thomas, must have had another stroke.

    Sad.

  • Toddler10-21 Feb 26, 2013
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    Hate to say it but UNC rolled through the field that year. I went to bed with ten minutes left in the first half. Didnt they just demolish Mich St. in the State of Michigan that year in the finals?

  • thatrollslayer Feb 26, 2013
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    So if Duke was a "paper champion" in 2010, then UNC was a "tissue champion" in 2009.

    http://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/blog/?p=115

  • BlueDevils00 Feb 26, 2013
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    This year is very similar to 2010, and we all know what happened that year. Another national title for Duke!!

    2010 National Champions

  • larrys080 .v1 Feb 26, 2013
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    The truth is that this year is as weak as 2010! Another paper champion is very possible!

  • ThisistheTRUTH Feb 26, 2013
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    wittle markie suckie dookie

  • DooksucksV3 Feb 26, 2013
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    Nope.

  • Tar Heels Victory-NCAA CHAMPIONS Feb 26, 2013
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    Unlikely.

  • kato_karma.v4 Feb 26, 2013
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    Actually...the later/longer dook remains (over)ranked, the higher the expectations.

    But let's not get ahead of ourselves -- them getting past a couple of NCAAT rounds will be a bonus (given their flameout track record).

  • BlueDevils00 Feb 26, 2013
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    It's possible, but remember, NC State was the preseason ACC favorite and ranked #6 nationally. Duke started at #8 i believe? maybe even lower. So in short, no, Duke was not expected to win the national title this season. Coach K has done a great job and the team is performing very well. This year's tourney is up the air, about 15 teams could win it, Duke being one of them.

  • kato_karma.v4 Feb 26, 2013
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    Mehh...

    the week in and week out over-ratedness is eerily similar to the prior dookie season.

    (i.e., enter the Mountain Hawks)

  • thatrollslayer Feb 26, 2013
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    ***a season long healthy kyrie irving****

  • cole1949 Feb 26, 2013
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    Dream on ! They will be too tired. You know , that excuse that they already are using.

  • The1 Feb 26, 2013
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    Anything less than a national championship would be a major choke. dook was undefeated with kelly and would still be undefeated if he had not been injured. Everyone knows that dook would have won the title last year if kelly had not been injured.

  • uncsuckz Feb 26, 2013
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    Not sure any ACC team has the horses to make it that far. Duke (with a healthy Kelly) and Miami are the best bets. State is too inconsistent to advance in a single-elimination tourney. unc? Weakness at the point guard position. Virginia? Early foul trouble on any starter would doom them.
    I see the Big Ten advancing. Louisville, Florida as well. There will always be a surprise team in the FF but I just don't see it being Gonzaga. Could be Butler. They beat Indiana and Gonzaga!

  • SportznutV2.0 Feb 26, 2013
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    a lot of ppl saw it w/Irving too - only to find out it was a mirage

  • fearthewhiteguy Feb 26, 2013
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    we stayed top 10 all season ;) i say thats final four right there

  • Lux Libertas Feb 25, 2013
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    LOL!!!!

  • fearthewhiteguy Feb 25, 2013
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    i see it happening with kelly.

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