Posted March 10, 2012 on
Mike Krzyzewski was very pleased with the play of his Blue Devils against Virginia Tech, especially their defense.
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This is typically the time of year that Christian Laettner gets to be celebrated, repeatedly. We will see the clip of him hauling in Grant Hill’s 3/4 pass and then delivering one of the greatest buzzer beater shots more than any other highlight from past NCAA Tournaments. However, Laettner right now, is dealing with something much more difficult than the terrible Kentucky defense...
Duke’s Quinn Cook drove to the basket against multiple FSU defenders and made an absolutely outstanding basket even though he was fouled. This all went down in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament where the FSU Seminoles took on the Duke Blue Devils. North Carolina fans watched in the crowd to see which team they would play in the ACC championship game. Photos and video after...
How shrewd and diabolical is Mike Krzyzewski? He devised a game plan where Tyler Thornton, yes Tyler Thornton leads the Blue Devils to victory. Virginia Tech coach Seth Greenberg never saw that coming. Of course neither did any Duke fan or any observer of the game of basketball.
Duke's starting point guard isn't known much for shooting, or scoring but against Virginia Tech...
For the first time in four years, Duke left the ACC tournament with a loss.
Even so, coach Mike Krzyzewski called his players winners.
Duke overcame a 10-point second-half deficit before falling to Florida State 62-59 in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament on Saturday.
''This tournament means a lot to us,'' Krzyzewski said. ''It hurts...
All good things must come to an end and such is the case with Duke's recent string of dominance in the ACC Tournament has been snapped. The Blue Devils have completely and utterly dominated the ACC Tournament since 1999. They are a stunning 35-6 and the current group of Duke juniors have suffered only one loss in the event, and that occurred Saturday.
I was on the record earlier...
Duke's Austin Rivers said that when they need it they have people that can step up and fill roles.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has a successful approach to the ACC tournament. What he won't have is starting forward Ryan Kelly.
The sixth-ranked Blue Devils will be without Kelly for the entire tournament as they chase a fourth straight title beginning Friday night in Atlanta against Virginia Tech.
Kelly sprained his right foot Tuesday during practice and will be re-evaluated...
Duke's Miles Plumlee said the team had to adjust their game plan with the absence of Ryan Kelly.