In celebration of the schedule being announced (and Cameron Reddish and Duke football and so much other stuff)... there is a brand new podcast today. Here’s what we have for you:
- 0:00 Welcome to the pod. We become sidetracked by Donald’s professional sports woes.
- 2:45 Getting down to business, time to dissect the just released hoops schedule. Jason talks about playing BC early and he says Duke’s ACC sked is about as easy as we could hope.
- 7:30 Donald has a look at when Duke has a quick turnaround between games, and again, the schedule seems favorable.
- 11:50 Sam also looks at the timing between games and likes what he sees, especially the time off surrounding the Carolina games.
- 18:15 Jason goes back to the non-conference schedule and says be on the lookout for Furman… and he laments our lousy matchup in the Big Ten Challenge.
- 20:25 New topic: Another stud recruit is headed to Durham. Jason breaks down Cameron Reddish’s game and compares him to a couple Duke greats from history.
- 24:00 Jason and Donald both think it says something about Kentucky that Duke got a guy John Calipari really, really wanted.
- 31:00 New topic: The NCAA’s proposed transfer change would really change the college sports landscape. Donald has a lot of concerns about how coaches could use and abuse this new rule.
- 35:30 Sam sees some positives. He thinks this will make coaches treat players better.
- 39:25 Jason talks about Coach K’s reaction to this proposed rule and how it could impact Duke… and we reflect on Duke’s history to see how this rule would have changed Duke’s history.
- 48:15 New topic: Previewing the Northwestern Football game. Donald starts by reflecting on the NC Central game.
- 52:00 Sam gives us a breakdown of who to watch out for on Northwestern.
- 54:05 Jason says watch Britton Brown, a rising star for the Blue Devils.
- 56:10 New topic: The Podcast enters the advertising era… don’t worry, it won’t change things. Email us at DBRPodcast@gmail.com if you want details about reaching thousands of rabid Duke fans.
- 1:01:50 Parting Shot – Jason says to check out the article about Antonio Vrankovic’s summer.
- 1:03:50 Parting Shot – Donald sends best wishes to Florida as it braces for Hurricane Irma.
- 1:06:00 Good bye and Duke band!
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