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Future Duke teammates Luke Kennard and Chase Jeter forming strong bond

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CHICAGO – Luke Kennard and Chase Jeter are on opposite teams this week in the McDonald’s All American Game, but the two friends have had time to catch up as roommates. 606 more words

McDonald's All American Game

Like it or not, Mike Krzyzewski is the best coach in college basketball history

Whatever you think of Mike Krzyzewski — that he’s a role model for all of sports, doesn’t make a mockery of the term student-athlete and is a national hero for guiding the Olympic basketball teams to two golds OR that’s he’s a sniveling crybaby when dealing with refs, turned into Dean Smith after vowing never to get that way (being a sniveling crybaby), gets recruits because of his connection with Nike and his coaching of Team USA and dumped off the awful 94-95 team on poor Pete Gaudet rather than coach his worst team himself — you can’t argue that Coach K isn’t a great basketball coach and, if you’ve ever read about him, a pretty fine human being. 1,007 more words


Busted Bracket, but All Smiles

My brackets looks like Christmas (so much red and green), but my #BlueDevils are still dancing!

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Regional Finals Recap

The Final Four is set: undefeated Kentucky takes on another No. 1 seed, Wisconsin, and Duke plays the surprise team in Indianapolis, Michigan State. To learn more about the keys to each team winning this past weekend, check out my latest for CBS Local.

NCAA Basketball

John Calipari on his respect for Coach K: it goes beyond what he's done in 'thousands of games'

John Calipari has nothing but nice things to say about his fellow Final Four coaches, especially Mike Krzyzewski.

In a Q&A with the Courier-Journal, the Kentucky coach was asked his thoughts on each of his colleagues, all of whom he has some kind of relationship with. 208 more words


An unbelievably missed layup killed Gonzaga's upset bid against Duke

Duke was always going to be a tough beat for Gonzaga, but the Bulldogs hung tough for 35 minutes in Sunday’s Elite Eight showdown. Whenever the Blue Devils got out to a lead of seven or eight points, the Zags had an answer. 179 more words


The Back Stairway To Heaven

I expected The Devil to be in a much better mood after his beloved Duke Blue Devils won to advance to The Final Four.

However, he was in a doom and gloom kind of mood.  887 more words