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A Stab At What Duke Basketball Needs To Succeed

Just what every good team needs: talent, unity, communication and passion.

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NCAA Basketball: Duke at Pittsburgh
Jan 10, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Jack White (41) reaches for a rebound against Pittsburgh Panthers guard Shamiel Stevenson (23) during the first half at the Petersen Events Center. Duke won 87-52. 
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Busting Brackets has five keys to Duke having a successful season. So what are they?

  • Leadership - well yeah. Shoes too.
  • Scoring Balance - fair point and incorporating a lot of firepower won’t be easy.
  • Development - Okay, socks and shoes.
  • Floor spacers - very true and a good observation. Not everyone can head to the basket.
  • Depth - Maybe we’re just optimistic, but we think depth will be better than people think.

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