Tag Archives: Basketball

From the Court to the Classroom: The “Fist” Team Analogy

If you ask me, North Carolina is home to the best college basketball in the world. I grew up on the folklore of Tobacco Road, and for those unfamiliar with North Carolina, Tobacco Road is not so much a geographical … Continue reading

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MMS = Master of Many Sports?

Duke University is world renowned for two things — its bright, young scholars and the highly successful basketball program. You might imagine that the two worlds of educational pursuits and athletic endeavors operate on different spheres and never collide, but … Continue reading

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OUR HOUSE! The DUKE vs. UNC Campout Payoff

For those of you unfamiliar with the weird ways of the Duke sports scene, there is a time called Campout, which is a giant contest created to test the will and stamina of the graduate students who dare to dream … Continue reading

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BBQ and Basketball

Fuqua has fun events all the time — sometimes it’s difficult to choose which events to attend because there are so many options! For example, the other week there was a tailgating party with Dean Bill Boulding. The event was … Continue reading

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My First Duke Basketball Experience

When people think of Duke, usually the first thing that comes to mind is basketball. How exciting would it be to play with former Duke basketball players? I found out on Team Changeover Day. On this particular day, at the … Continue reading

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I Wish I’d Known:

Before starting the MMS program, there are a few things that I wish I would have known: This is going to be hard for everyone – everyone will struggle. Don’t feel alone! The Ford Library carries all of the textbooks … Continue reading

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A Few Recommendations:

Favorite MMS Moment: Getting tickets to the Duke-UNC game at Cameron! Favorite Professor: Aaron Kay Favorite Off-Campus Hangout Spot: Shooters II Best MMS Social Event: Formal Favorite Late-Night Eatery: Cookout Best Local Deals/Happy Hour: Local Yogurt Things I Wish I’d … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to Join MMS

Attending the MMS program is one of the best (if not the best) decision I have made. I had no clue about the MMS program until after I scored well on the GMAT and researched one-year master’s programs in the … Continue reading

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Disappointing Loss Doesn’t Overshadow Memorable Season

Duke basketball made history again, but unfortunately, it was for all the wrong reasons. A number two seed losing its first game to a 15 seed in the NCAA Tournament is rare. In fact, it only happened four times prior … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Like a Duke – UNC Game in Cameron

Any sports fan will tell you the Duke-UNC rivalry is the greatest in college sports, maybe even the best in all of American sports. Even though I didn’t attend Duke during my undergraduate years, I have always respected the competition … Continue reading

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