Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 1/26/13
DURHAM, N.C. -- The difference in the mood surrounding Duke's basketball team late Wednesday night and Saturday afternoon would make the ebb and flow of the stock market appear like a straight line. The top-ranked Blue Devils were reeling after a 27-point loss at Miami that seemingly exposed every one of their weaknesses. But on Saturday, Duke responded like you would expect from Duke in dispatching a solid Maryland club, 84-64. The 47-point swing in final margins doesn't come close to the emotional range the team has experienced. "Very different, two different levels, totally different," senior Seth Curry said, almost at a loss for words. "When you get a big win and a big loss, it's going to change your morale just like that." And when a team does it being led by freshmen who either haven't produced much of late (Rasheed Sulaimon) or weren't even factors in the rotation (Amile Jefferson) until a few weeks ago, it can only be viewed as a major sign of growth. "They gave us a...
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