Originally posted on Duke Blog  |  Last updated 12/8/11
Watching Duke last night against Colorado state there are two distinct schools of thought, one being yes they won the game handily and the other being considering where we are in the season, they did not look very good doing it, decent but not good. First and foremost I’m a fan and it’s hard not to compare Duke to the other top flight teams in the top 25, wrong or right, I’m doing it in my head daily. Right now the Devils don’t appear to be a top ten team, I’m not saying they won’t get there but defensively they have to improve. A lot can be hidden against a Colorado State but a lot gets revealed as well. Duke should have come out and jumped all over this team but considering much of the time after the Ohio State debacle was spent on defense there were a lot of easy buckets afforded the Rams in this game. Also considering that the Rams didn’t start a player over 6’6 the Devils should have easily out-rebounded the Colorado State instead of just equaling the Rams output. Perhaps its ...
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