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Jimmy Black, the point guard on the UNC Tar Heels’ 1982 national championship squad, hears himself channeling Dean Smith when admonishing his own boys.

All 10 Duke wins have come by double digits – the first season in Blue Devils’ basketball history that has ever started in such dominant fashion.

NC State couldn’t handle WVU’s pressure in an 83-69 loss in New York on Saturday night.

What to give Coach K, the man who has almost 1,000 wins? How bout a couple hundred more? But there’s gifts for Roy Williams, Mark Gottfried and everybody else, too.

The shots will fall, Marcus Paige said on Saturday. Eventually they’ll go in. He’s confident of that.

Alabama struggled before finally defeating Appalachian State 60-59 on Sunday.

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