DURHAM, NC -- Mason Plumlee is having fun these days.
The 6-foot-10 Duke center has always enjoyed playing basketball, but his final season in college recently began, and the Blue Devils have easily collected the most impressive victories of the young season to date. And Plumlee is ecstatic.
In the last two weeks, Duke has beaten two No. 2 teams in Kentucky and Louisville on neutral floors, and Wednesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium, the Devils knocked off No. 4 Ohio State, 73-68, in the ACCBig Ten Challenge. If this was college football, a heated argument over whos No. 1 would have already commenced, and the second-ranked Devils would get most of the love.
We love it, Plumlee said when asked about Dukes early success against such a daunting slate that also includes neutral site wins over VCU and unbeaten Minnesota. The schedule at Duke is part of the reason you come to Duke, and I think this team embraced the schedule and the challenges weve had.
But this is college basketba...