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NCAA Basketball: South Dakota at Duke
Dec 2, 2017; Durham, NC, USA; Duke Blue Devils guard Trevon Duval (1) shoots a free throw during the second half against the South Dakota Coyotes at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Duke won 96-80.
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Here’s our latest DBR Podcast. We hope you enjoy it. We were sorry to hear that Jason Evans has lost his father. We’re sure everyone joins us in sending our condolences to Jason and his family.

  • 0:00 We love Byrd Campbell
  • 0:30 Jason intros everyone and we somehow start talking about Sam’s weight.
  • 2:15 Let’s look back on the BC loss… Jason begins by talking about the rebounding.
  • 3:45 Sam admits he was supremely confident we would win down the stretch… and explains what was different about this game from other close contests Duke won.
  • 6:20 We marvel at Duke’s inability to get to the FT line, especially our big men.
  • 8:15 Jason asks Donald why Duke couldn’t get any interior offense in the second half? Donald blames BC’s offense for taking us out of our game.
  • 11:45 Donald starts the talk about Duke’s perimeter D and Jason does a deep dive into the history of Duke giving up 3-pointers… it takes him all the way back to the lost season of 1995.
  • 17:30 Sam stays optimistic and talks about how the team can change to get better at defending the three.
  • 22:05 Sam interviews Jonathan Alexander, the new Duke reporter for the News & Observer.
  • 26:20 After dealing with Jonathan’s background, we finally start talking about the current Duke team.
  • 29:05 Sam and Jonathan talk Duke’s defensive problems.
  • 32:10 Jonathan seems to be a big fan of Gary Trent, Jr.
  • 35:50 Jonathan’s biggest surprise covering Duke… Coach K’s sense of humor!
  • 39:00 Jonathan says all the Duke guys are easy interviews. They are polished when it comes to talking to the media.
  • 41:15 Sam says goodbye and thanks to Jonathan.
  • 42:20 We react to the interview and talk about what it takes to be a journalist covering Duke.
  • 48:40 Again, thanks to our sponsor, Byrd Campbell.
  • 50:05 A quick look back on Duke’s record-setting beat down of St. Francis… with a special focus on Marques Bolden’s ridiculous offensive rebounding
  • 52:50 We gotta talk about Mike Buckmire and Justin Robinson!!
  • 1:00:00 Player of the week time… Donald and Sam clown around a bit with the award, which is perfectly fine.
  • 1:01:35 Parting Shots – Sam on Hanukkah and The Last Jedi and old basketball memories
  • 1:04:55 Parting Shots - Donald goes bowling and talks about Chris Collins & NWestern blowing out Chicago St. which causes us to side-track into a discussion about conference affiliation.
  • 1:08:05 Parting Shots – Jason talks about his father dying a few days ago… and he thanks his dad for giving him a love of sports and so many other things.
  • 1:13:55 Th-th-th-th-that’s all folks! Reach out to us at And Duke band, take us home.

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