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The NCAA needs Duke, Kentucky & North Carolina to stop being terrible

College basketball’s bluebloods are in the rare position of being unranked so far.

College basketball’s bluebloods are in the rare position of being unranked so far.
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As we approach March, it’s becoming quite clear that casual fans who only pay attention to the sport when it’s time to fill out their annual brackets are starting to get a little confused as the landscape of college basketball looks unfamiliar this season. As of Thursday, the combined records of Duke, North Carolina, and Kentucky are 22-20.

That isn’t a typo. I’m good at math.

Zion Williamson, Anthony Davis, and Coby White aren’t walking through that door, as this is the first time all three programs have been unranked since 1961.

Coach K was 14.

“Well, it’s youth,” said college basketball analyst Jay Bilas on a recent episode of SportsCenter. “And coaches always tell you that youth matures at different rates. You don’t know what you’re

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