Well, being an obsessive observer of all matters hoops — I’m an unrecovering hoopaholic, you know — and enjoying every Duke L as much as the next fellow, I have observed the habits.
When Duke wins, he’s head up, and patronizingly pats the losing players on their chest as he offers his commiserations. When Duke falls, he’s head down, perfunctory handshakes followed by a strident scurry to the locker room.
Did we savor the latter Saturday evening after Louisville won at Cameron Indoor for the first time since the ’83 Final Four squad schooled Jay Bilas and his cohorts, 91-76, or what?
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There are any number of blissful storylines to this huge Cardinal victory, its third in a row during a telling week on the road in the ACC.
The Cardinals’ Killer D.
A Star is born on the most improbable stage.
All those mournful , quieted Crazies who had to trundle back to their dorms in the chill, and then spend Saturday night cleaning off the blue greasepaint.
But I want to start with U of L’s “other” PG Star of the win. Continue reading Louisville CardFile: Duke