Originally written January 24, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
“Celebrate good times, come on!” – Kool and the Gang Historic losses usually do not have the Duke Blue Devils as the victim, but that is exactly what took place on Wednesday night in Coral Gables, when the Miami Hurricanes manhandled Duke by the tune of a 90-63 score. The loss was the third-worst ever for a team ranked #1 in the nation. This game was never really close, as Miami went on a 25-1 run in the first half. The Blue Devils never threatened a comeback. Mike Krzyzewski summed up the ‘Canes ‘terrific’ play after the game: “We expected them to be terrific, and we have to match terrific, and then you have a terrific game,” Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said. “What you had was a terrific win for them, but not a terrific game. We didn’t hold our end of the bargain.” TERRIFIC!. And Duke was TERRIBLE. In fact, Duke apologist Dick Vitale called it “the poorest performance” he had ever seen from a Duke team.  For what it is worth, there is no dominant team in college basketball this season, especially Duke. There are several good teams, and the remaining one loss teams in the top 10 [...]
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