Deep Blue: Duke’s Backcourt Depth Convincingly Filling Kyrie Irving’s Void

Posted by Justin McTeer on December-23-2010 Add Comments

It's been nearly a month since Duke star point guard Kyrie Irving suffered a serious toe injury against the Butler Bulldogs.

Irving rocketed off to an incredible start at Duke, averaging 17.4 points and 5.1 assists per game while setting the pace for the Blue Devil's new, high-scoring offense.  But as of now, Irving is sidelined for what could be the rest of the season.  At the very least, he is unlikely to return for much of the ACC schedule.

While Irving sits on the sidelines in injury limbo, the Blue Devils are still the top-ranked team in the nation looking to win back-to-back national titles.  Since his injury, Duke has only ...

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