Do you hate Duke? Chances are, yes. Hell yes. The Duke Blue Devils are one of the most hated teams in college basketball. And when they tip off against Mercer in the 2014 NCAA Tournament today, there are going to be a ton of people out there cheering against them.
But why does everyone seem to hate Duke? Well, there are actually quite a few reasons. And during a recent interview with Bleacher Report, Grant Hill revealed one of them.
"We've had a lot of really good white players," he said. "I think that plays a role."
Hill also said that the fact that people hate Duke because of their white players always puzzled him.
"The funny thing is, I've played with Bobby Hurley and Christian Laettner, and they were despised when we went on the road," he said, "but you look in the crowd, nothing but white students at the game. So it was white-on-white hate. I don't understand that."
Ha. Very true.
The Blue Devils play at 12:15 p.m. today. Will you be rooting against them?
[via Bleacher Report]