Duke’s easy ACC schedule

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  1. coryfly

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    A good rule is to simply ignore everything Afam guy says. I think he has proven lately he can dish it but not take it anyway.
     
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    Lol, WTF are you talking about? What narrative? No one said anything about “Duke’s fault.” It’s a fact that you have had the easiest ACC slate (through no fault of your own) and it’s a fact that getting the 1 seed is unlikely, though mathematically still possible.
     
  3. Afamu

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    How so.
     
  4. GE Nole

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    Of that I have no doubt. Teddy is athletic as heck—can jump up to my shoulders and snag a frisbee at full speed. And he’s got a bark that sounds tough. But the little guy (he’s 50 pounds, but I call him little guy) is scared of a dang plastic bag lol. There’s these geese down by the pond we live on that he tried to befriend and play with and one went full mama goose on him and started clawing his ass. He won’t even go near the pond if they are there now haha.

    He’s a great boy though. I can leave a steak unattended on the coffee table and he will sit there and not touch it until I come back and allow him to have a bite.
     
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    Anything said on this forum about duke in a non favorable way you get defensive. Hope that cleared it up for you.
     
  6. DiehardDukeFan4Life

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    You weren’t analyzing basketball. You were taking a shot at Duke losing 3 of 4 games recently, so just admit it. lol
     
  7. GE Nole

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    Why would I need to hide that? I started a thread that said “Texas is straight trash” haha. If I wanted to take a shot at Duke for losing to NCSU by 22 and for finding a way to choke on a 9 point lead with 75 seconds to go against a terrible Wake team and then lose by 12, well I’d just come out and say it.

    Dang, when did Duke fans (aside from Devilz) get so snowflakey?
     
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    Getting the number one seed more than proves it.

    Youre more likely to win the Natty as a regular season champ who doesnt win the conference tourney than a team who gets hot for 3-5 days.

    If UNC wins the ACC tourney, they were NOT the ACC champion or best team. They won a mini tournament.

    And just like football , there regular season positions you in the post season.
     
  9. Ipartiedwithhopgood

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    Our dog was harmless. She just liked to bounce around on walks and sniff grass.
     
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  10. DiehardDukeFan4Life

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    I never said that there that I had a problem with you taking a shot at Duke because I expect it from opposing fans. I just thought it was funny that you took a shot at Duke and then tried to claim you were analyzing basketball when it was obvious that you were taking a shot at Duke. lol
     
  11. GE Nole

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    I think I was pretty clear with my point. Duke lucked into having a super easy ACC slate and still couldn’t capitalize on it. Those are just facts.

    The talk I was hoping to get was why. But too many duke fans on here are getting bent out of shape from facts.
     
  12. DiehardDukeFan4Life

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    I deal with UNC fans on a daily basis and they don’t even get me bent of shape, so a Florida State fan on a college basketball message board definitely isn’t going to get me bent out of shape. lol
     
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    Why do I picture him licking the crap out of it until just before you walk back into the room? jumpingsmile
     
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  14. Afamu

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    Interesting. I was just questioning the logic. I guess you missed my recent post where I said they suck.

    I am hoping for a sweet16, but unless things change, they will be out the first weekend.
     
  15. GE Nole

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    RollLaugh

    I don’t know what it is, but his two motivations in life are to retrieve things that have been thrown and to be a good boy. He seems to derive real pleasure for pleasing me and his mama.
     
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  16. Afamu

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    Funny thing is, no one has put forward the effort to look at FSU’s schedule because no one cares.

    I still find it interesting that you found it necessary to even look at Dukes schedule.
     
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    Duke is young. They don't really have that explosive player they've had it seems most every year. They've rostered a top 5 pick how many years in a row? Carey is good, but he ain't Okafor good. Or Bagley good. Or Tatum good. Or Zion good. Or Ingram good.

    The last time they didn't have a top shelf draft pick was probably the team with Seth Curry and one of the 15th Plumlees. I think they had Cook and Kelly, just experienced guys.

    So this year, they don't have veterans or high end, top 5 draft pick talent. They're still pretty good. They have good players, which could make them dangerous.

    Not a great FT shooting team. Not all that physical. Good PG play though. Probably like everybody else. Could lose Thursday or Friday, or make a run.
     
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  18. GE Nole

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    Necessary? Haha it’s a college basketball message board. It’s what we do. One click on KenPom and I can see the ranks of every single ACC conference slate. It’s not that hard to do. I wasn’t looking at Duke’s so much as I was looking at the league’s.

    UL is 14th
    UVA is 10th
    FSU is 8th

    FWIW, Miami is 1st.
     
  19. GE Nole

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    This seems like a pretty dang good summary.
     
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    Dude, you’re getting soft.
     
  21. Bert Higginbotha

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    I got attacked by geese playing golf in Chicago once. We were on a green next to a lake. Geese are aggressive and they can hurt. I knocked the shit out of one with my putter.

    Your dog is smart to leave them alone.
     
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    I offered you a permaban bet and you were crickets. You’re soft
     
  23. Quavarius

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    And what were we told when we complained?
     
  24. Quavarius

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    Selective amnesia seems to be running rampant since others don’t remember when Duke had a tougher schedule. Duke fans didn’t start this thread.
     
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    I mean, you seemed more worried about than Duke fans! You actually started a thread about it to complain. No Duke fan has mentioned our schedule and agree that it’s lighter than normal and we explained why (which seems to be missing from these type of discussions). We get it, you hate Duke, but you can be a little objective.
     
  26. Afamu

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    Not what your wife said. All I heard was "bigger and harder"
     
  27. Afamu

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    Yeah, he doesn't seem to get it.
     
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    I figured
     
  29. Afamu

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    All that information and you felt the need to start a thread about Duke. You didn't start a thread about the league or UL or UVA or Miami who is #1, you started a thread about Duke.
     
  30. Afamu

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    Nice editing. Trying way to hard.
     
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    How many threads have you started about UNC? You are so damn sensitive.
     
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    Duke fans didn’t have to start the thread. I’m saying when UNC had a favorable schedule duke fans were all over it. When the shoe is on the other foot you can’t take the blowback that you guys have no problem dishing out.
     
  33. Quavarius

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    So the selective amnesia works both ways, like I said?
     
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    If Louisville loses to UVA and FSU loses @ ND, then there's a 3 way tie for the ACC regular season right? Would Louisville win on the tiebreaker?

    The computers still love us at least.
     
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    It works well with duke fans right now and you guys are bent out of shape about it.
     
  36. jhmossy

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    Are you assuming that Duke and UVA win out too? I think UVA gets the 1 if all finish at 15-5

    this site is great for bracket predictor

    http://bball.notnothing.net/acc.php?sport=mbb
     
  37. Quavarius

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    Both ways my friend. Other guys seem to be bent out of shape.
     
  38. Afamu

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    I am starting to think you don't understand rivalries. I could give a shit about FSU, except how LH looks that good at 70.
     
  39. coryfly

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    Not sure. Why is that relevant? You said no one complained. I just commented that plenty of Duke fans did. We all know the unbalanced schedule favors different teams in different years. However, I'm not sure if people realize this but a four or five day tournament is also unbalanced, sometimes even more so.
     
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    I understand rivalries, the obsession you have, I can’t relate.
     

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