Found March 04, 2012 on Fox Sports Carolinas:
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 ...
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