Duke Blue Devils Basketball Tickets
The Duke Blue Devils have been a major force in Atlantic Coast Conference basketball for decades. In fact, the men's team has fought its way to a total of four NCAA tournament championships in 1991, 1992, 2001 and 2010. Head coach Mike Krzyzewski has been head coach since 1980 and one of the major reasons for the team's success. Throughout his entire tenure as a coach, he has a winning percentage of .788. As of the 2011-2012 season, Krzyzewski had surpassed his former basketball coach Bobby Knight in wins and is now the all time winning NCAA Division 1 basketball coach.
As any college basketball fan will tell you, Cameron Indoor Stadium is one of the most recognized and popular venues, and Duke Blue Devils basketball tickets are at a premium. Due to the fact that the stadium is one of the smaller venues with a capacity of a little over 9,000, finding tickets for Duke Blue Devils isn't always easy. In fact, students often camp outside for days in brutish weather just to get tickets.
An interesting fan about Duke is its rabid fan base. Lovingly coined "the Cameron crazies," Duke fans are known to cover themselves in blue paint, jingle their key chains and make excessive noise to throw any opposing team off their game. In fact, Cameron Indoor Stadium has to be one of the loudest venues in college basketball and basketball period. The scene is borderline cult like where the fans essentially act as the sixth man for the team. While the Cameron crazies go wild for every game, the madness gets taken to a new level when playing conference rival The University of North Carolina Tarheels. Known as the "tobacco road rivalry," it's one of the most epic in college sports and sports in general.
Over the years, Duke's high caliber program and Mike Krzyzewski's tutelage have created some top notch players that have taken their talents to the NBA. Some notable standouts include Grant Hill, Shane Battier, J.J. Reddick and Lual Deng. Some of the more recent players include Nolan Smith, Kyrie Irving and Austin Rivers who is the son of Boston Celtic's head coach Doc Rivers.
Due to the rich tradition and reputation for excellence, Duke Blue Devils tickets are highly coveted and sought after. Even though many games are sold out in advance, you can find cheap tickets here.