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Duke Blue Devils
ATLANTA Seth Curry often chews on his mouthpiece, the transparent dental safeguard protruding at all angles during stoppages in play.
Some could call it a nervous habit, others a sign of unconscious relaxation.
Following the fifth-year senior guards dispensing of the defending national champions in Atlanta, the nervous theory might be tossed out the window. Curry looks right at home, confident in leading Duke in his final season. The ninth-ranked Blue Devils outlasted No. 3 Kentucky, 75-68, in the Georgia Dome Tuesday night the very site of this years Final Four, the planned finish line for Currys winding collegiate career.
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Seth was terrific. I think he was the difference-maker in the game, so the fact that he is a fifth-year senior has to help, said coach Mike Krzyzewski, who is now 11-4 versus ranked opponents over the past three regular seasons. I thought he kinda took control of the game. We wanted the ball in his hands. H...
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Seth Curry scored 23 points and No. 9 Duke held off a furious comeback by No. 3 Kentucky, beating the defending national champions 75-68 Tuesday night in the first matchup between the storied programs since 2001.
Duke (2-0) appeared to be in control, even with Mason Plumlee on the bench in foul trouble. The Blue Devils ripped off a 13-3 run, capped by Rasheed Sulaimon's 3-pointer...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Seth Curry scored 23 points and No. 9 Duke held off a furious comeback by No. 3 Kentucky, beating the defending national champions 75-68 Tuesday night in the first matchup between the storied programs since 2001.
Duke (2-0) appeared to be in control, even with Mason Plumlee on the bench in foul trouble. The Blue Devils ripped off a 13-3 run, capped by Rasheed Sulaimon...
Last season wasn’t a great one for Duke or its senior guard Seth Curry. The team as a whole never seemed to materialize or get comfortable with what they were or what they were attempting to do. Curry in particularly seemed to be stifled from the get go. Going into the season he was expected to move into more of a ball handler, point guard role and it was obvious from the...
Seth Curry scored a game high 23 points to help Duke win a big early season matchup
After taking down third-ranked Kentucky in one of the most memorable performances of his career, Duke Guard Seth Curry addresses the media at the Champions Classic in Atlanta.
The talk leading up to Tuesday night’s clash between the Duke Blue Devils and Kentucky Wildcats in the second installment of the Champions Classic was a highly debated topic regarding experience versus youth. As the final buzzer sounded at the end of a thrilling game, it became clear for now, that you can never take for granted how much veteran leadership can make a difference...
Kentucky still has some growing up to do.
But, hey, it's only November.
Rallying furiously, the third-ranked Wildcats nearly wiped out a 14-point deficit in the second half but came up short against No. 9 Duke. The defending champs lost 75-68 Tuesday night in the first matchup between the storied programs since 2001.
Seth Curry scored 23 points for the Blue Devils, who relied...