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Let's Recall 32 Teams That Made Deeper Tournament Runs Than The 2011-12 Duke Blue Devils

Now that their season is over, it's time to place the accomplishments of Austin Rivers, Seth Curry, the Plumlees, and all the rest of this year's unforgettable Duke Blue Devils in their proper historical context. Below is a list of 32 teams in the past decade whose tournament glory outshone that of Mike Krzyzewski's current squad. Meaning they survived their opening game. Gaze up at these immortals, Duke faithful, and learn something.

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Boston College (2005)
Bucknell (2005)
Bucknell (2006)
Central Michigan (2003)
Cleveland State (2009)
Dayton (2009)
DePaul (2004)
George Mason (2011)
George Washington (2006)
Kansas State (2008)
Lehigh (2012)
Manhattan (2004)
Montana (2006)
Morehead State (2011)
Murray State (2010)
Nevada (2007)
Norfolk State (2012)
Northwestern State (2006)
Ohio (2010)
Old Dominion (2010)
Pacific (2004)
Pacific (2005)
Purdue (2003)
Purdue (2007)
Purdue (2008)
Purdue (2011)
Siena (2008)
Siena (2009)
Vermont (2005)
Winthrop (2007)
Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2006)
Xavier (2007)

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