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A Cool Mike Buckmire Read

Duke’s freshman walk-on loves basketball, but it’s not his first love.

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NCAA Basketball: ACC Conference Tournament-North Carolina State vs Duke
Mar 9, 2016; Washington, DC, USA; The Duke Blue Devils mascot gestures on the court against the North Carolina State Wolfpack n the first half during day two of the ACC conference tournament at Verizon Center. The Blue Devils won 92-89. 
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Here’s a pretty neat story about Duke walk-on Mike Buckmire, who is playing ball but looking at the big picture and wants to be a doctor.

He actually stayed home from the Indiana game for a chemistry lab.

He’s more talented than your average walk-on and could conceivably play a lot more before he’s through. Either way, he’s going to be an asset as he moves through the program.

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