Sat. Feb 23rd, 2019

Duke Basketball

Duke vs UNC Preview

The Duke Blue Devils take on the North Carolina Tar Heels tonight in the newest chapter in one of the best rivalries in sports.  Duke has the most talked about team in my lifetime and probably one of the most talked about teams of all time.  North Carolina is ranked 8th and has a chance to move into a tie for first place in the ACC with who else but the Blue Devils.  So, a huge rivalry, two great teams, two legendary coaches, one of the most hyped and unique prospects college basketball has seen, and now we have the most hyped game of the college basketball season so far, tickets selling for thousands of dollars, and celebrities like Barack Obama and Todd Gurley in attendance.  This game will be exciting. Continue Reading!

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College Basketball Power Rankings After a Month: Kansas is the New Number One with Tennessee Right Behind

1. Kansas

Kansas has looked great so far and is in my opinion the best team in the nation right now.  They have beaten Michigan State and Tennessee, two top-10 teams, at neutral sites and have a good win over Marquette.  Lagerald Vick and Dedric Lawson are stars and so is Udoka Azubuike, when he’s on the floor.  Azubuike is playing just about 20 minutes per game right now, sixth on the team, mostly due to foul trouble.  Quentin Grimes and Devon Dotson have looked really good and actually play a fairly similar style.  Kansas is in the top 7 in KenPom adjusted offensive and defensive efficiency and do just about everything well.  Stanford took them to overtime last Saturday but Lagerald Vick carried Kansas to a win and the Jayhawks stayed perfect.  Kansas’ next big game is December 15th against Villanova. Continue Reading!

Why Duke is the Team to Beat

By Oliver Mauntel

After reeling in the top recruiting class for the class of 2017, the Blue Devils entered the 2017-18 season with sky-high expectations. Some wondered, including myself, who can beat these guys? After all, they have six former 5-star recruits, three former 4-stars, and arguably the best basketball coach of all time running the show. The ride, however, has been bumpier than anticipated, but Duke is hitting their stride at the right time. Read Full Article Here!