Duke is hated because they are so successful in attracting recruits, winning games and championships, filling their 'hallowed' arena; all on a regular basis.
Jealousy might be the right word to describe the reason.
People love to hate Duke..as simple as that. And I'm one of them :)
Duke well and truly deserved it. I was rooting for Butler all through, but I'm not pissed at Duke winning it.
Had it been against us, I would have felt that all the calls were going in favor of Duke. But since I didn't have that 'ulterior' motive, I felt that the refs were pretty impartial.
It's nice to learn that Jamar is doing well. Good luck to him.
Who knows what Weber tells them in private. After all, he's not communicating with his players via TV..he gets to meet them and talk to them daily!
Making positive comments on TV (esp. for a player who was once close to him) will...
I've met Mr. Khan once..I guess it was 3 yrs ago at a university event in Champaign. Apart from donating to the university, I believe he also donated a good amount for the construction of the new public library bldg in Champaign.