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  • rx74u2nv Dec 11, 2012
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    The same Butler that put up 82 points on UNC but could only produce 47 points against the Mighty Xavier?

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 11, 2012
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    Duke is undefeated. UNC - curbstomped by the preseason 6th in the A-10.

  • The1 Dec 11, 2012
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    Glad you agree. It looks like I may have finally gotten through to you.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 11, 2012
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    So UNC lost to a higher RPI rated team than anyone Duke has played but not lost to?

    That has got to be the weakest trash talk ever in the history of the internet.

    Almost as bad as saying losing in the first round of the NCAA is worse than not making the NCAA.

    Brag away.

  • The1 Dec 11, 2012
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    Butler is currently 8th in the RPI rankings, higher that any team dook has played so far this year.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 11, 2012
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    and UNC got curbstomped by Butler

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 11, 2012
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    Again, Louisville was without its top player and nearly lost to Northern Illinois.

    Dook beat Kentucky by the smallest margin of any of their losses.

    Dook had home court advantage against Ohio State.

    The paper tiger will flame out early, just like the past two years.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 11, 2012
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    When you are UNC or Duke, you are always talking Top 10 and National Championship contenders. When you have the type of recruits Duke and UNC do, being lower than Top 10 is not an option, let alone NIT appearances.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 11, 2012
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    Your reply doesn't account for Louisville and Ohio State....or Butler.

  • The1 Dec 11, 2012
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    When has anyone claimed that UNC is a top ten team at this point?

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 11, 2012
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    When we talk rankings here, we aren't talking about RPI rankings. But I can see why you're trying to go that route since Butler isn't ranked.

  • BlueDevils00 Dec 11, 2012
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    Please show me anything remotely impressive that UNC has done this season. Duke has won every game they played, UNC hasn't. Duke has beat numerous ranked teams, UNC hasn't. Duke is ranked #2, UNC is nowhere close to top 10. Yes, these rankings don't mean anything right now but that doesn't take away from the fact that Duke is beating good teams and UNC is not.

    Duke > UNC.
    Coach K > Roy.
    Duke's entire roster > UNC's 159 SG's.

    Butler says Hi!

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 11, 2012
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    Did I mention you by name?

    Kentucky was indeed ranked #3 preseason.

    And if beating a defending champion that had all 5 starters get drafted in the NBA and bears zero resemblance to this years team floats your boat, then by all means go for it.

  • rx74u2nv Dec 11, 2012
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    Not based on preseason rankings. They were current with the position they held at the time of the games. What should we go by to gauge other teams? I am open to suggestions. Link to me bragging about preseason rankings.

    Is this like your "look at where Duke ranks in PPG, RPG, and APG?"

    I think we will be watching where Duke/UNC are at the end of the year. Beating last year's Champs, Rick Pitino, and avenging last years pummling from OSU has been pretty satisfying so far and ACC play hasn't even started yet.

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 11, 2012
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    Bragging about beating a team due to preseason rankings is beyond dumb. Let's see where everyone is ranked at the end of the year. At least you seem to agree in part.

  • The1 Dec 11, 2012
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    Butler is currently #8 in the RPI ratings.

    http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/rankings/rpi/index1

    Louisville is #16, Ohio State is #24 and Kentucky is not in the top 68 teams.

    Aren't facts fun?

  • rx74u2nv Dec 11, 2012
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    How could they be in the top 5 after Duke beat them? Where is your head at? The top 5 are undefeated. #6 and #7 have 1 loss to the same team who is currently #2. UNC is not even in the top 10 conversation. Why in the world would you want to focus on the top programs when 1 blew you out of the gym and you can't even handle Butler?

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 11, 2012
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    where's butler ranked?

  • blueduke4 Dec 11, 2012
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    yea they were overrated, happens every year with early rankings, hence my posts on tempering expectations. UNC should know all about being overranked this season.

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 11, 2012
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    Yep, Kentucky dropped right out of the top 25.

    How sad for Dook and their typical hot early start, only to fade and wither at the end of the season.

  • blueduke4 Dec 11, 2012
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    i guess he forgot that after you beat a top 5 team, there rank generally DROPS.....pssst, dont let him in on the secret.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 11, 2012
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    because beating 3 top 5 teams is not as impressive as being curbstomped by butler.

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 11, 2012
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    Barely beating an unranked Kentucky team, barely beating Louisville without their best player and then coming from behind to beat Ohio State.

    And on top of it, none are now top 5.

    How sad for the over rated Dookies.

  • blueduke4 Dec 11, 2012
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    Thank you, I do aim to please:)

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Dec 11, 2012
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    Respectable post!

  • blueduke4 Dec 11, 2012
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    if duke were in the position unc is in now in regards to the bball team, then i would most definately say they had work to do on team chemistry and defensive hustle, luckily Duke's schedule is a good indicator of how well we "can" be. Unc has struggled this season with good defenses, butler and IU, but i still fully expect roy to get them goin, just believe that they have to far to go to reach Duke's level THIS season.

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Dec 11, 2012
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    Of course they do. Take off those Dook Blew Blinders please!

  • blueduke4 Dec 11, 2012
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    Very likely unc will lose to one or both of these teams, honestly unc and texas look similar to me, and even without their best player unlv's def can be stifling, expect those inflated cupcake stats to come crashing down soon

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Dec 11, 2012
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    ndwallace-The No.1 ABC fan!

    564 posts with ZERO relevant information!

    GO HEELS!!!

  • BlueDevils00 Dec 11, 2012
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    If/when UNLV beats UNC without their best player, it will be time for Roy to accept the NIT invitation and just move on with life.

  • BeastOnTheHill Dec 10, 2012
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    LOL!

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 10, 2012
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    I had no idea coach K was a member of this forum.

    How sad for the daily slapped one who can't figure it out.

  • SilentSam Dec 10, 2012
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    LOL! We recall dookies being ALL ABOUT SOS and RPI last season too.

    Then you know who said you know what!

    (Lee = Hi!) ROFLOloloLoLLolf

  • The1 Dec 10, 2012
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    Naturally.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 10, 2012
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    I believe that was when you called yourself Krzyzewskiectomy. Naturally, I called myself that name to show your idiocy. You, on the other hand, can't decide if you want to be slapped silly by Coach K or by Duke altogether.

  • BlueDevils00 Dec 10, 2012
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    RPI: Duke 1, UNC 49.
    SOS: Duke 1, UNC 30.

    http://www.teamrankings.com/ncb/rpi/
    http://www.teamrankings.com/ncaa-basketball/ranking/strength-of-schedule-by-team

    Facts. Are. Fun.

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 10, 2012
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    You mean like you did with markedectomy-903?:

    http://www.wralsportsfan.com/duke/forum_topic/10989585/?d_comments_page=1
    You even put your name last to show that I was superior.

    Sad.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 10, 2012
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    And that's just talking about a thread. Imagine someone dedicating their screen name in someone's honor......a clear and concise case of marked being slapped silly by Duke

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 10, 2012
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    I have obviously owned you so much to constantly be in your thoughts.
    As Scotty says:

    By WolfPackInTheHizzous-
    "Dedicating a thread in someone's honor is a clear and concise case of you being slapped silly by the one you're honoring!!"

    "No two ways about it..."

    Sad that you have not responded to the links I gave to you with your obsession of me.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 10, 2012
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    All UNCheat posters are exactly like DS.

    Since none of them have ever called him out, they are all exactly like him. There have been some UNC fans in the past that called him out, but they eventually left either due to the embarassment of the scandal or the embarassment of the way the UNC fans still here had their head in the sand about it.

  • randythorntonv3 Dec 10, 2012
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    So one person makes a post and you include the entire Duke fan base.

    Well, if that is the way were going, then fine.

    All UNCheat posters are exactly like DS.

  • 903 mens national championships Dec 10, 2012
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    The city of Tallahassee (and a national ESPN2 TV audience) begs to differ.

  • randythorntonv3 Dec 10, 2012
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    Wow, a down year in the NCAA yet, UNCheat could not even make the tourney.

    Wow, you really sucked that year.

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 10, 2012
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    Yep, the only thing he can control is not playing OOC away games like K, but Roy is not a coward like the rat.

  • SilentSam Dec 10, 2012
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    ROFL.

    Dookies actually believe that Roy makes the schedule up as the season unfolds, scheduling "easy teams" based on their injuries or based on how well or poorly The Flagship is playing at that point in time.

    It sure would be nice to have some rival fans in here who actually understand how scheduling works. SMH.

  • kmor2012 Dec 10, 2012
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    and some teams couldnt even make the tourny with such bad teams out there......hmmmmm.

  • larrys080 .v1 Dec 10, 2012
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    Kind of reminds me of the 2010 NCAA tournament when all the top teams had key injuries.........except one! #paperchampions

  • BeastOnTheHill Dec 10, 2012
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    YAWN!

  • BlueDevils00 Dec 10, 2012
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    Just when you thought UNC might play in a competitive game where they DIDN'T get blown out, Texas loses to a horrible UCLA squad and fell to 4-3. UNLV's star player Mike Moser was injured over the weekend, and he most likely will not be back for the game @ UNC.

    Here we go again, Roy filling his schedule full of cupcake home games. After embarassing loses to Indiana and Butler, I can't blame him.

    In a nutshell, UNC has played 2 decent teams, and got ran out of the gym both times. Now, they play about 10 cupcakes, then resume getting beat down in ACC play.

    Roy making a nice case for a 2/3 seed in the NIT.

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