In today’s world, universities believe that studies are not just the only mode of education that should be provided to their students. In fact, they give equal importance to sports as compared to a student’s studies. The number of sports that are offered by each university vary in accordance to the sports facilities that are present within the confines of the university’s campus. Basketball is one such sport and is, today, one of the most adored forms of sport played by people around the globe today. Students today believe that if they excel in college basketball, then they would be looking at a bright career at the professional level. The Duke Blue Devils have one of the esteemed and honoured basketball teams of all times. Statistically speaking, the university’s basketball team holds the fourth best winning record of any college basketball team in the world. Their upcoming match is sponsored by Carquest Auto Parts Classic and is against the Butler Bulldogs; runners-up of the NCAA championships in 2010 and 2011, with the latter coming against the Duke Blue Devils. Buying your Carquest Auto Parts Classic Duke Blue Devils Tickets is one way in which you can ensure that you will be there to witness this promising basketball match, and is one which you would not want to miss considering it will be a chance for the Bulldogs to pull one back against the Devils.
The Duke Blue Devils
is the name used by the twenty six varsity teams that play for Duke University. Out of these twenty six teams, one of the most treasured and iconic team has to be their basketball team. The team represents the university at the Atlantic Coast Conference and plays under the first division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The team is currently coached by legend Mike Krzyzewski who has been at the helm for a staggering thirty one years and has been responsible for majority of the success that the team has achieved over its magnificent history. The team holds the best National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament winning percentage of any team in the history of college basketball playing under the NCAA with a percentage of .750.
Over their illustrious career, the Duke Blue Devils
have won the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championships on four different occasions, making it the fifth best statistic in the NCAA. They have also made appearances in championship games on ten different occasions which is the second best statistic for any team over the entire history of the game. The team has also made it to a total of fifteen Final Fours which is the third best statistic for any team in the NCAA. The team also has been graced with exceptional talents which have led to a total of seventy-one players being selected for the National Basketball Association draft. Apart from this impressive statistic, eleven of the Duke Blue Devil
’s players have had the honor of being dubbed the National Player of the Year, a prestigious achievement by any basketball player. In addition to this, fifty five of their players have been inducted into the All-Americans, whereas a twelve of their players have been named in the Academic All-Americans student program.
The Duke Blue Devils
performance statistics marks them as one of the most successful teams in the history of college basketball. They have finished seven seasons over their history as the number one ranked team in their league. They have also spent a record total of one hundred and twenty one weeks on top of the rankings in the country by the Associated Press, a statistic which is only bettered by the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team. They have been crowned champions of the Atlantic Coast Conference on nineteen different occasions and have also claimed the regular season titles the same number of times. They held a record of five championship titles during their days as part of the Southern Conference. Such is their dominance in the sport during modern times that they were dubbed the most prestigious basketball team in the first division of the NCAA by ESPN.
Their upcoming match against the Butler Bulldogs will be a comprehensive test of their quality and ability. The Devils would do anything to put in a repeat of their last victory of the same team whereas the Bulldogs will be out for revenge. It has all the makings for a classic basketball match. Buy your Carquest Auto Parts Classic Duke Blue Devils Tickets
in order to witness the match live.
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