UNC vs. Duke: Loss to Tar Heels Proves Duke Isn't Title Contender

Mar 4, 2012 Full story: BleacherReport 7

The two biggest obstacles to Duke's championship aspirations were exposed on Saturday night by North Carolina: its inexperience and its over-reliance on their perimeter game, namely hitting three-point shots.

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West Columbia, SC

#1 Mar 4, 2012
Duke only won the first game by a few unusual plays, I considered that one luck. I consider the Kentucky loss as luck also. I believe Carolina only lost two games this season and that set them up in my mind to have an excellent chance for a championship this season.

Fayetteville, NC

#2 Mar 8, 2012
Unc lost to Florida state by 33 points and unlv by 10.....not even close to the best in the nation.

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Since: Dec 06

Columbus, OH

#3 Mar 8, 2012
One thing I know about the tournament, is that it's unpredictable. Duke could play with any team in the Nation on any given day, you just don't know what will happen.
Butch 1941

Belton, TX

#4 Mar 11, 2012
This is a Women's Basketball forum. Why the men's talk? Go to the appropriate forum.
Tom in CA but a Buckeye

Newark, CA

#5 Mar 12, 2012
NEVER count Duke out. They somehow tend to shine in the tournament and Coach K is amazing at getting the most out of his weaker teams over the years. But I really believe this another year for North Carolina and you know they will be ready and are very seasoned in tournament play. I think the guys from East Lansing could possibly upset everyone's apple cart. Syracuse has a history of managing to choke at the worst possible time, and Kentucky is a tough contender to handle. As for my Buckeyes - you just never know from game to game. I just don't see them at the big dance, but wouldn't complain if they were there. Should be a great tournament throughout, no matter who ends up with the title.
Tom in CA but a Buckeye

Newark, CA

#6 Mar 12, 2012
Are you sure bout that, butch. At the top all it says is NCAA basketball and the reference to this page came from a page marked ncaam.

Fayetteville, NC

#7 Mar 13, 2012
Ah, yes and then hammered Duke by how many at Duke......Did you see all that face paint melt at the end as the tears flowed....
Dukefan2012 wrote:
Unc lost to Florida state by 33 points and unlv by 10.....not even close to the best in the nation.

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