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Duke Blue Devils
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By Chad Lykins – 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 in the “one and done” era.
In front of an electric crowd of 22,487 at the Georgia Dome, the veteran-led Blue Devils, behind a game-high 23 points from senior Seth Curry, knocked off the third ranked Wildcats 75-68 in the first meeting between the two illustrious programs in 11 years. The game was back-and-forth up until the Blue Devils (2-0) began to open it up in their favor midway through the second half. With senior Mason Plumlee on the bench due to foul trouble, Duke went on a 13-3 run capped off by a three-point basket from freshman Rasheed Sulaimon to make it 58-44, the largest lead betw...
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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...
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...
“There are five fundamental qualities that make every team great: communication, trust, collective responsibility, caring and pride. I like to think of each as a separate finger on the fist. Any one individually is important. But all of them together are unbeatable.” — Coach K
Seth Curry takes ownership for Blue Devils
Seth Curry was the last Duke player to come onto the court...
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...
By Josh Evans – Seth Curry, Ryan Kelly, and Mason Plumlee showed Kentucky that leadership and experience does matter, and can propel you to victory when instituted! One question that writers have had about Duke last year, and was a question mark this year is LEADERSHIP! Many have compared this Duke team to the 2010 national championship team, and I have even agreed. The problem...
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.
Duke was able to outlast Kentucky last night, taking home a 75-68 win behind 23 points from Seth Curry and 18 from Mason Plumlee. And during the game ESPN basketball tweeted something to their 115,000 followers about a pending upset (the tweet has since been removed - but at least many of us were able to respond to it first).
Considering Duke was favored, probably not RT...
CURRY (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)#9 DUKE 75, #3 Kentucky (Wildcats, 28,094 students, Lexington, KY) 68 - Don’t hand that ACC title to N.C. State just yet, Duke looks pretty darn good...Seth Curry scored 23 points and the Blue Devils held off a furious comeback by Kentucky in the first matchup between the storied programs since 2001.Duke (2-0) appeared to be in control, even with...
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...