1952–53 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team

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1952–53 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
Duke Athletics logo.svg
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1952–53 record17–8 (11–4 Southern)
Head coachHarold Bradley
Home arenaDuke Indoor Stadium
Seasons
1952–53 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
North Carolina State 13 3   .813     26 6   .813
Wake Forest 12 3   .800     19 6   .760
Maryland 12 3   .800     15 8   .652
West Virginia 11 3   .786     19 17   .528
Furman 10 3   .769     21 6   .778
Duke 12 4   .750     17 8   .680
Richmond 13 5   .722     21 7   .750
North Carolina 15 6   .714     17 10   .630
George Washington 12 6   .667     15 7   .682
Clemson 6 8   .429     8 10   .444
South Carolina 7 12   .368     11 13   .458
William & Mary 6 13   .316     10 13   .435
Virginia Tech 4 13   .235     4 19   .174
Davidson 3 14   .176     4 16   .200
VMI 1 14   .067     5 19   .208
Washington and Lee 1 17   .056     2 20   .091
The Citadel 0 11   .000     4 14   .222
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1953; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1952–53 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team represented Duke University during the 1952–53 men's college basketball season.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
December 1*
Vanderbilt W 94–88  1–0
Duke Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
December 6
Wake Forest L 86–91  1–1
(0–1)
Duke Indoor Stadium (3,500)
Durham, NC
December 9
at Washington & Lee W 91–80  2–1
(1–1)
 
Lynchburg, VA
December 13*
at Tennessee W 89–82  3–1
Alumni Memorial Gym 
Knoxville, TN
December 16
Davidson W 94–65  4–1
(2–1)
Duke Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
December 20*
at Temple L 64–67  4–2
 
Philadelphia, PA
December 22
at George Washington L 87–113  4–3
(2–2)
Uline Arena 
Washington, D.C.
December 29*
vs. BYU
Dixie Classic
L 68–69  4–4
Reynolds Coliseum 
Raleigh, NC
December 30*
7:30 p.m.
vs. Pennsylvania
Dixie Classic
L 80–97  4–5
Reynolds Coliseum 
Raleigh, NC
December 31*
vs. Princeton
Dixie Classic
W 74–59  5–5
Reynolds Coliseum 
Raleigh, NC
January 7
at South Carolina W 76–67  6–5
(3–2)
Carolina Fieldhouse 
Columbia, SC
January 10
NC State L 64–82  6–6
(3–3)
Duke Indoor Stadium (8,000)
Durham, NC
January 13
VMI W 78–55  7–6
(4–3)
Duke Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
January 31*
Navy W 78–73  8–6
Duke Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
February 3*
West Virginia W 91–86  9–6
Duke Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
February 5*
NYU W 89–82  10–6
Duke Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
February 6
at No. 12 North Carolina
Rivalry
W 95–89  11–6
(5–3)
Woollen Gymnasium (5,500)
Chapel Hill, NC
February 9
George Washington W 83–80  12–6
(6–3)
Duke Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
February 12
at Wake Forest W 101–99 OT 13–6
(7–3)
Gore Gymnasium 
Winston-Salem, NC
February 14
at No. 12 NC State W 84–82  14–6
(8–3)
Reynolds Coliseum (12,000)
Raleigh, NC
February 19
No. 18 at William & Mary L 82–85 OT 14–7
(8–4)
 
Williamsburg, VA
February 21
No. 18 South Carolina W 98–68  15–7
(9–4)
Duke Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
February 23
No. 18 at Davidson W 99–72  16–7
(10–4)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, NC
February 27
North Carolina W 83–58  17–7
(11–4)
Duke Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
March 5*
vs. Maryland
Southern Conference Tournament
L 65–74  17–8
Reynolds Coliseum 
Raleigh, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Standard Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ GoDuke.StatsGeek.com. Retrieved 2015-Jul-12.