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Tuesday, March 15, 2005

In great shape

Perhaps an overlooked aspect of Duke game: its physical condition.

Last summer, K implemented "the most demanding offseason conditioning program of his coaching career.

"After answering questions about fatigue all season, the Blue Devils proved once and for all at the ACC Tournament that fatigue will not be a factor for this team, winning three grueling games in three days — a scenario they won't face in the NCAA Tournament."

J.J. Redick, who played all but four minutes in the tournament:

"I think we're in better shape than any team in the conference. We're in great shape."