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Today marks Duke basketball’s first Final Four appearance since 2004. There has been a good amount of talk recently regarding how Duke may have “saved” the Final Four from a ratings standpoint. Indeed, Duke has one of the largest fanbases nationally of any college basketball team and will thus be a big draw for CBS.

However, CBS will see a true spike in the ratings from the legions of fans rooting against Duke.

Honestly, why shouldn’t you be one of them? Why would anyone want to see this band of overhyped elitist brats from Durham win anything? It’s not as if they haven’t before, right?

In my years as a Duke fan, from starting to follow the Blue Devils casually in high school when I knew I wanted to attend college at Duke to cheering them from afar as an alumnus, I’ve found that Duke haters use the same core group of arguments to build ...

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