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2018 NCAA Tournament DBR Podcast - Duke Locker Room Interviews

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NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Midwest Regional-Syracuse vs Duke
Mar 23, 2018; Omaha, NE, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Wendell Carter Jr (34) and Syracuse Orange forward Marek Dolezaj (21) go for a rebound during the second half in the semifinals of the Midwest regional of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at CenturyLink Center.
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Sam was at the game and interviewed the players after it was over! Wendell knows what he will face in Azubuike and Sam gets Grayson to talk about how he had to change his game this year.

  • 0:00 Thanks to Byrd Campbell
  • 0:30 Donald takes hosting duties, but Sam is the star of this pod!
  • 3:35 Duke beats Syracuse. Sam gives us his views from being on press row. In short, zone defense is really tough to beat.
  • 8:00 We must talk about Nolan Smith’s jacket.
  • 9:30 Jason gives major props to Syracuse for playing their kind of game and he says they have a bright future ahead of them.
  • 14:50 Duke had a stinker, and still won. We won’t be able to shoot that poorly and win again.
  • 16:20 Duke limited the turnovers, one major reason we won.
  • 17:50 Donald compares this game to NBA2.
  • 21:10 Sam got into the locker room and interviewed the players!!
  • 22:15 Grayson talks about the poor shooting but how the team got past it.
  • 27:25 Sam chats with Bolden about the difference in a tournament and a regular season game.
  • 28:10 Carter talks about K ripping off his jacket.
  • 31:10 Sam asks Carter about how things have changed from the regular season.
  • 31:55 Sam’s journalism stint is done and Jason asks him about how hard it is to find good questions.
  • 37:10 Donald says Grayson’s answers reveal that he is really enjoying this, which leads all of us to reflect on Grayson’s career.
  • 41:05 Jason says Grayson has embraced his role as the most famous player in all of college basketball.
  • 44:45 Byrd Campbell, our beloved sponsors.
  • 45:25 Kansas preview! Jason focuses on the bigs. That’s the key to Duke winning.
  • 47:35 Sam was sitting with the Kansas media and says those folks think it is all about Kansas getting 3-pointers.
  • 49:30 Jason talks about that stats regarding Kansas as it relates to rebounding and 3-pointers.
  • 51:35 Donald says we can’t let them just pack it in and take away our bigs.
  • 54:30 Jason unveils a truly incredible stat about Duke’s history. Sam is floored.
  • 58:30 Some quick thoughts on the rest of the bracket, and how loaded our half remains.
  • 1:03:30 Sam vows to look for more upsets in his future picks and Jason wonders how anyone could have picked Florida St.
  • 1:07:25 Player of the game, lots of praise for Carter and Trent.
  • 1:10:40 Donald says goodbye and the Duke band plays us out.

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