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DURHAM, N.C. --- Nearly two weeks ago, Duke appeared as it if had finally found itself and the players were swagging in typical Blue Devils fashion.
The Devils were coming off an impressive win at Florida State, had exorcized the demons of their earlier home loss to the Seminoles, and for the first time all season, Duke had the look of a Final Four team.
Fast forward beyond the three games played since and it now appears to Blue Devil Nation eyes as if the wheels are falling off. Duke (26-5) is reeling after getting drubbed at home by rival North Carolina on Saturday night, and suddenly Mike Krzyzewski's team looks like a possible early exit from the NCAA Tournament instead of a legitimate contender.
"We were overwhelmed in the first half," Krzyzewski said of the 88-70 loss in which Duke trailed 48-24 at the intermission.
It was a thorough beating, and Duke's collective body language said a lot about what UNC did to it psychologically. Carolina got into the ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said Saturday night after his team was dismantled by North Carolina that everybody is zero and zero now, signaling that the postseason is a new start for every team in America.
Theres no doubt the Hall of Fame coach is right, but that doesnt mean every team can take a deep breath and feel like it needs to start over. Rather the contrary when it comes to...
The college basketball regular season is finally over, and with it comes the parade of all-conference teams and league honors. The following is how I voted for the ACCs teams and award winners:
1st-TeamTyler Zeller, North CarolinaMike Scott, VirginiaJohn Henson, North Carolina Kendall Marshall, North CarolinaAustin Rivers, Duke
Explanation: It came down to Marshall, Rivers and UNCs...
Mike Krzyzewski is only thinking about this year, not about a potential third Olympics as U.S. men's basketball coach.
Clearing up the confusion created when Cleveland rookie Kyrie Irving said he ''found out'' Krzyzewski planned to lead the U.S. again in 2016, the Duke coach said Tuesday he is focused only on the remainder of this year's responsibilities...
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski says his team was fortunate to split with UNC this year
Mike Krzyzewski says he is only thinking about this year, not about a potential third Olympics as U.S. basketball coach.
A day after Cleveland rookie Kyrie Irving said he found out Krzyzewski planned to lead the U.S. again in 2016, the Duke coach says he is focused only on the remainder of the Blue Devils' season and the London Games.
Both Krzyzewski and USA Basketball chairman...
North Carolina and Duke will battle once again Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium is Durham in a rematch of their epic game played on Feb. in Chapel Hill. The ACC regular season championship and a possible No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament are also at stake.
The sixth-ranked Tar Heels visit the third-ranked Blue Devils on Saturday night in the 234th meeting between the arch rivals...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Inside Carolina's postgame coverage includes interviews with head coach Roy Williams, Harrison Barnes, Kendall Marshall and Tyler Zeller, as well as Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, who spoke to the media following UNC's victory over the Blue Devils on Saturday.