November 10, 2006

Duke should help ease pain

Is it safe to assume I'm one of the only writers in America that's talking about the Duke and Boston College game this weekend? At least it seems that way doesn't it? I wouldn't expect a football game between these two schools to receive the same pub as a basketball game, but let's at least give this game a little bit of love here!

Duke comes in winless at 0-9 on the season, and with good reason, or shall I say with good reasons, plural. There are only three teams in the country that have a lower points per game (11.9) average Duke. Only 16 teams are allowing more points per game (31.6) on average than Duke. Those are two pretty big reasons right there. In other words, it's the same story, different year for a team that hasn't been to a bowl game since 1994. To put into perspective how long ago that was, the top selling music artist of 1994 year was Ace of Base.

...More... To continue reading this article you must be a member. Sign Up Now!