Nov 9, 2012; Durham, NC, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Mason Plumlee (5) hits the floor after colliding with Georgia State Panthers guard R.J. Hunter (22) during the first half at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Dolejs-US PRESSWIRE

Kentucky Wildcats basketball: 7 Degrees of Duke

The Duke Blue Devils are next on Kentucky’s list of opponents. As two of the most storied programs in NCAA Men’s Basketball history, it is easy to tie the Kentucky program to the Duke program with the numbers 1992. However, here are a few facts about the school to get the job done in 7 degrees or less without the mention of the 1992 game (from this point forward).

  • Duke University was founded by Methodist and Quakers in 1838.
  • Quakers are also known as Friends of Church, or more simply “Friends”
  • Matt Leblanc played Joey on Friends.
  • Matt Leblanc has this picture appear when you Google his name (per
  •  Christian Laettner has this image as the first one that comes up in Google for him (per a hilarious article from


  • Christian Laettner is from a Polish-Catholic blue collared family.
  • Mike Krzyzewski, who is fondly referred to as Coach K, is a Polish Catholic and the head coach of the Duke Blue Devils, in which Christian Laettner once played.
  • is owned by Mike Krzyzewski and the website is worth about $16,000
  • is owned by John Calipari and is worth about $28,000
  • John Calipari coaches the University of Kentucky Wildcats who play Duke tomorrow night at 9:30PM.  

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