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DBR Episode 153: Duke Wins The ACC Title, Secures Overall #1 Seed In The 2019 NCAA Tournament

Selection Sunday podcast, let’s go!

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ACC Basketball Tournament - Championship
 CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - MARCH 16: Zion Williamson #1 of the Duke Blue Devils and teammates celebrate their 73-63 victory over the Florida State Seminoles in the championship game of the 2019 Men’s ACC Basketball Tournament at Spectrum Center on March 16, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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The podcast crew is back with Episode 153, on Selection Sunday! With Sam on travel, the guys break down Duke’s overall #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. They are then joined by Matt Burr of WXDU Sports to discuss the Blue Devils cutting down the nets in Charlotte as ACC Tournament Champions. They end with Player of the Week (this week, we do Unsung Hero) and Parting Shots.


  • 0:15 - Hello! Sponsors! Selection Sunday!
  • 2:16 - Sam helps us break down the bracket - Duke gets the East and the #1 overall seed
  • 8:04 - Jason leads us in a rant about how the committee screwed Duke by placing a conference foe in their region
  • 16:48 - Donald rails against the NET rankings
  • 18:43 - Jason says the North Carolina State Wolfpack’s nonconference strength of schedule is why the ACC didn’t get 9 teams
  • 26:00 - Final Four picks (we have every right to change them or be wrong)
  • 29:28 - DBR Bracket Challenge! (…Challenge)
  • 30:24 - Byrd Campbell means business!
  • 30:59 - We recap the ACC Tournament - We say goodbye to Sam and welcome Matt Burr from WXDU Sports!
  • 33:33 - We talk about how great Zion Williamson was
  • 43:21 - We discuss the players not named Zion that also helped Duke win the ACC title
  • 1:00:13 - - your place for all things that scream “Go To Hell Carolina, Go To Hell!”
  • 1:01:08 - POW - Duh, Zion. Instead, we do Unsung Hero of the Week. Jason, Donald - Tre Jones, Matt - Jordan Goldwire
  • 1:04:56 - Parting Shots
  • 1:05:01 - Jason discusses the All ACC teams and “Killers Kill”
  • 1:07:50 - Matt discusses a moment where Zion Williamson discusses his mom’s influence on him and the emotions surrounding his knee injury
  • 1:11:20 - Donald laments that we only have a few games left with this team and stresses to everyone: enjoy this ride we’re going on during March Madness.
  • 1:14:24 - Thanks Matt for joining us! Find him online at or @WXDUSports on Twitter.
  • 1:15:32 - Goodbye and Duke Band!
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