ACC Conference-Only Tempo-Free Stats 1/22

Statistics lie; they lie even more when the sample size is small. And so with each ACC team having only played four or five conference games, the information you can gleam from conference-only statistics is dubious at best. But it does describe what we've witnessed the last two weeks, and seeing the early numbers on paper tells us a few things, at least. The most prominent being...
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January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Time to start believing in the Duke Blue Devils

The Duke Blue Devils might have been the most underrated 23-4 #4 ranked team in recent memory. Listen to the college basketball analysts and they heaped deserved praise on Kentucky and Syracuse. No one argues that, but after those two you got into the next group of teams that could get to the final 4 and win the national title. Kansas, Michigan St, and North Carolina were the teams...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Miles Plumlee the Next Brian Zoubek?

If I were Miles Plumlee I wouldn't know whether to be flattered or a bit depressed at the notion that I was being compared to Brian Zoubek. That isn't a slight on Zoubek though, his performance from the middle part of the 2009-2010 season is the thing of Duke legend and the Blue Devils would not have won the national title without him. But the expectations for Miles Plumlee...
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February 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke 73 Maryland 55

There were questions for the Duke Blue Devils coming off an incredibly emotional win over North Carolina just three days ago. After a tedious start, the Blue Devils flexed their muscles and pulled away for an 18-point win. After two home ACC losses in a row, this game was important for Duke’s confidence and standings in the conference. Miles Plumlee had a Zoubekian performance...
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February 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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