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  • Brackettville2.0 Oct 21, 2013
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    Jefferson is as good as Hood and Sulaimon.

  • BlueDevils00 Oct 21, 2013
    Sports Legend

    ^^^ because Kentucky has so much to do with Duke.

    "white and not apologizing for it" lol... that explains your feeble minded thought process

  • NOT sorry for being caucasian Oct 19, 2013
    Pro

    View quoted thread


    OOPS! Beach SLAPPED!

  • hoodwinked82 Oct 18, 2013
    Veteran

    Sulaimon, Hood, Parker=Elite Talent

  • 903 Oct 17th and 1 win Oct 18, 2013
    All Star

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    You lost your top three scorers and have an untested big manLike every team, you're going to lose players every season. Additionally, the returning cast gets better over the summer. Duke gets picked high every year because every year the analysts see marked improvement by the returning players and this year will be no different. But despite the returning players, Duke's two best this year are Hood and Parker who aren't even returning players. However, I think Sulaimon will have something to say about that. The other factor which shouldn't be taken for granted is Coach K's coaching and his master ability to modify and formulate the best game plan for the roster he has on hand.

  • dooksucksv2.1 Oct 18, 2013
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    You lost your top three scorers and have an untested big man. You have every chance to either succeed or fall on your face. No one will know until the season is over.

  • BlueDevils00 Oct 18, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Duke has NOTHING to do with Kentucky. We do not rely on 5 true freshman and we certainly have a MUCH better coach that would never allow a freefall like what happened to UK last year.

    We have experience, returning starters, depth, then McDonalds All Americans. Not the other way around

  • Tizu Oct 18, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Oh, Thomas, you always add so much insight in your posts.

    :)

  • dooksucksv2.1 Oct 18, 2013
    Pro

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    Like when they predicted that Kentucky was the #3 team in the country last year preseason?

  • dooksucksv2.1 Oct 18, 2013
    Pro

    Kentucky was #3 to start last season with freshmen phenoms coming in. It will be interesting to see if Dook follows a similar path.

  • Leave it to Beaver Reruns Oct 17, 2013
    Sports Legend

    View quoted thread



    I know, right? College basketball coaches have no idea what they are talking about.........

  • uncpwnsyou Oct 17, 2013
    Veteran

    "USA Today" ROFL

  • Prof. Swahili Oct 17, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Hello up there!

  • BlueDevils00 Oct 17, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Kentucky #1, Michigan St #2, Louisville #3, Duke #4 (received 3 1st-place votes).

    http://www.usatoday.com/sports/ncaab/polls/coaches-poll/HELLO DOWN THERE!

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HAAS v Kim164 and 2
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Na v WOOD172 and 1
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Berger v KIM181 up
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Ikeda v TANIHARA173 and 1
Watson v Pieters180 up
Piercy v VEGAS173 and 1
Matsuyama v OOSTHUIZEN146 and 4
FISHER v Furyk164 and 2
Reed v KOEPKA181 up
KISNER v Dufner172 and 1
NOREN v Molinari0 and 18
WIESBERGER v Jaidee181 up
KUCHAR v Fleetwood164 and 2
JOHNSON v Steele181 up
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