By Blair Kerkhoff
Don't lay too much blame on Jacob Pullen. Yes, he had a tough shooting night, hitting only one of 12. But as good as Duke's Kyrie Irving was guarding Pullen, the Blue Devils' interior defense was just as impressive.
We had a great vantage point from our end zone seat to see how difficult it was for the Wildcats to make entry passes. And if K-State got it inside, Duke was quick with the double team. The Wildcats gave up a few possessions in the first half throwing it away against this pressure.
As for Pullen, he said it was just one of those nights.
"I got a lot of looks that I like," he said. "A lot of looks that usually go in didn't rim in." (more…)