1971–72 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team

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1971–72 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
Duke text logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1971–72 record 14-12 (6-6 ACC)
Head coach Bucky Waters
Home arena Duke Indoor Stadium
Seasons
« 1970–71 1972–73 »

The 1971-72 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team represented Duke University in the 1971-72 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The head coach was Bucky Waters[1] and the team finished the season with an overall record of 14-12 and did not qualify for the NCAA tournament.[2]

Roster[edit]

1971–72 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Home town
G 21 Burdette, JeffJeff Burdette 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 165 lb (75 kg) So Governor Livingstone Buena Park, CA
G 15 Doughty, PatPat Doughty 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sr Tempe, AZ
G 11 Edwards, ZenoZeno Edwards 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Washington Washington, NC
G 25 Melchionni, GaryGary Melchionni 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Bishop Eustace Woodbury, NJ
F 12 O'Connor, RichieRichie O'Connor 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr St. Michael's Union City, NJ
F 53 Redding, ChrisChris Redding 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Archbishop Carroll Bethesda, MD
F 32 Righter, RonRon Righter 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Doylestown Chalfont, PA
C 50 Shaw, AlanAlan Shaw 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Millville Millville, NJ
G 30 West, RobbyRobby West 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Colombia South Orange, NJ
F 35 Yarbrough, StuStu Yarbrough 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Jordan Durham, NC
Head coach

Bucky Waters

Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2015-05-10

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
December 1*
8:00 p.m.
Richmond W 54–42  1–0
Duke Indoor Stadium (7,325)
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December 4
8:00 p.m.
Virginia L 77–86  1–1
(0–1)
Duke Indoor Stadium (7,800)
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December 7*
8:00 p.m.
No. 10 Pennsylvania L 49–50 OT 1–2
Duke Indoor Stadium (6,950)
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December 11*
8:00 p.m.
East Carolina W 71–62  2–2
Duke Indoor Stadium (6,850)
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December 17*
vs. NC State
Big Four Tournament
L 62–67  2–3
Greensboro Coliseum (11,818)
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December 18*
vs. Wake Forest
Big Four Tournament
W 70–58  3–3
Greensboro Coliseum (14,312)
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December 23*
8:00 p.m.
Dayton W 68–66  4–3
Duke Indoor Stadium (5,300)
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December 27*
vs. St. Peter's
ECAC Holiday Festival
L 74–77  4–4
Madison Square Garden (5,326)
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December 28*
vs. Syracuse
ECAC Holiday Festival
L 72–74  4–5
Madison Square Garden (1,795)
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January 5*
8:00 p.m.
vs. Virginia Tech W 83–73  5–5
Charlotte Coliseum (1,420)
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January 12
8:00 p.m.
at NC State L 58–85  5–6
(0–2)
Reynolds Coliseum (10,300)
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January 15
8:00 p.m.
Clemson W 71–69  6–6
(1–2)
Duke Indoor Stadium (7,200)
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January 19*
8:00 p.m.
Canisius W 86–58  7–6
Duke Indoor Stadium (6,475)
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January 22
2:00 p.m.
No. 3 North Carolina
Rivalry
W 76–74  8–6
(2–2)
Duke Indoor Stadium (8,800)
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January 26
8:00 p.m.
Wake Forest W 77–66  9–6
(3–2)
Duke Indoor Stadium (7,100)
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February 5
8:30 p.m.
at Maryland L 58–77  9–7
(3–3)
Cole Field House (14,585)
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February 9
8:00 p.m.
at Wake Forest L 57–62  9–8
(3–4)
Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum (7,400)
Winston-Salem, NC
February 12*
8:00 p.m.
William & Mary W 87–69  10–8
Duke Indoor Stadium (5,850)
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February 16*
8:15 p.m.
at Davidson L 72–74  10–9
Charlotte Coliseum (6,579)
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February 19
8:00 p.m.
at No. 6 Virginia W 86–76  11–9
(4–4)
University Hall (8,250)
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February 23
8:00 p.m.
NC State W 74–73 OT 12–9
(5–4)
Duke Indoor Stadium (8,200)
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February 26
2:00 p.m.
No. 12 Maryland W 68–59  13–9
(6–4)
Duke Indoor Stadium (8,600)
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March 1
8:00 p.m.
at Clemson L 40–59  13–10
(6–5)
Littlejohn Coliseum (7,300)
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March 4
2:00 p.m.
at No. 3 North Carolina L 48–63  13–11
(6–6)
Carmichael Auditorium (8,800)
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March 9*
vs. NC State
ACC Tournament
W 73–60  14–11
Greensboro Coliseum (15,362)
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March 10*
vs. No. 3 North Carolina
ACC Tournament
L 48–63  14–12
Greensboro Coliseum (15,362)
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*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1971-72 Duke Blue Devils Roster and Stats". Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "1971-72 Duke Blue Devils Schedule and Results". Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  3. ^ GoDuke.StatsGeek.com. Retrieved 2015-May-10.