1. A sight we actually didn’t see much of thanks to The Toe.

*edit* Now that he’s LeBron’s point guard, perhaps I should bump this up the queue.

*further edit* I just realized I was at this game, when I worked for CBS. Good times.*

    A sight we actually didn’t see much of thanks to The Toe.

    *edit* Now that he’s LeBron’s point guard, perhaps I should bump this up the queue.

    *further edit* I just realized I was at this game, when I worked for CBS. Good times.*

  2. Columbia vs. Duke

    Columbia vs. Duke

  3. via @Classical:

"Duke beats you in the most deflating way possible.

Because they generally don’t look that good, although also if they aren’t that good then why are we down by 20 and it’s just like — you know what? Fuck it, fuck these guys, this game is stupid, what else is on? Like the Yankees, or Notre Dame football once upon a time, Duke basketball is emblematic of a particular sort of ultra-smug sporting excellence, the subject of soft-lit and platitudinous ESPN segments that make you, the average sports fan and/or thinking person, just kind of want to vomit.”

    via @Classical:

    "Duke beats you in the most deflating way possible.

    Because they generally don’t look that good, although also if they aren’t that good then why are we down by 20 and it’s just like — you know what? Fuck it, fuck these guys, this game is stupid, what else is on? Like the Yankees, or Notre Dame football once upon a time, Duke basketball is emblematic of a particular sort of ultra-smug sporting excellence, the subject of soft-lit and platitudinous ESPN segments that make you, the average sports fan and/or thinking person, just kind of want to vomit.”

  4. AP photo from Mercer’s upset of Duke.

    AP photo from Mercer’s upset of Duke.

  5. Boy, the schadenfreude just got reaaaallll thick up in here.

  6. Duke debuts faster pace in preseason victoryThis year’s Duke team is younger than what we usually see in Durham. That’s tough, because…View Post

    Duke debuts faster pace in preseason victory

    This year’s Duke team is younger than what we usually see in Durham. That’s tough, because…

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  7. Greg Paulus is now officially an assistant coach at Ohio State. I asked to interview him a couple years back when they made him video coordinator, because I assumed this was coming, but they denied me.

    Greg Paulus is now officially an assistant coach at Ohio State. I asked to interview him a couple years back when they made him video coordinator, because I assumed this was coming, but they denied me.

  8. kmrnkrzy4lyfe:

Words to live by.

    kmrnkrzy4lyfe:

    Words to live by.

  9. Oh, so Dukey.

  10. A look at current Division I basketball coaching tenures, from 1 to 351 - D1scourse.com

    The first two longest-tenured coaches are no surprise. But how about Greg Kampe, Rick Byrd and Fang Mitchell? Great work here:

    And now, the promised list, from 1 (Boeheim) to 351 (Stetson’s Corey Williams, at least for a little while but probably not for long):

    1976

    1. April 3 Jim Boeheim, Syracuse

    1980

    2. March 18 Mike Krzyzewski, Duke

    1984

    3. Greg Kampe, Oakland

    1986

    4. April Rick Byrd, Belmont
    5. May 7 Fang Mitchell, Coppin State”