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Duke Finishes 16th in Directors' Cup Standings
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 06/27/2012
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DURHAM, N.C. - Duke University finished in 16th place in the final Division I Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings, released on Wednesday by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.  The Blue Devils compiled 894.50 points on the year, marking the fifth-highest total in school history.

Duke has placed among the top 20 schools in nine consecutive years.  The Blue Devils ranked third among private schools behind overall winner Stanford and USC and fourth among ACC institutions behind Florida State (5th, 1,061.00), North Carolina (8th, 1005.50) and Virginia (15th, 910.00).

The Directors' Cup rankings measure an athletic program's comprehensive sports success by totaling points based on a team's finish in national competition.

2011-12 Final NACDA Directors’ Cup Standings
Rank-Team-Points

1. Stanford -- 1,448.25 
2. Florida -- 1,314.00
3. UCLA -- 1,142.75
4. Ohio State -- 1,104.25
5. Florida State -- 1,061.00
6. Texas -- 1032.50
7. Southern California -- 1,006.75
8. North Carolina -- 1,005.50
9. Texas A&M -- 990.25
10. Michigan -- 986.50

16. Duke -- 894.50

Duke in the Final Directors' Cup Standings
Year - Finish - Total Points

2012 – 16th – 894.50
2011 - 5th - 1171.50
2010 - 10th - 982.75
2009 - 17th - 891.80
2008 - 19th - 820.00
2007 - 11th - 988.25
2006 - 8th - 851.25
2005 - 5th - 1021.25
2004 - 18th - 706.50
2003 - 21st - 643.00
2002 - 30th - 600.00
2001 - 16th - 722.00
2000 - 21st- 566.00
1999 - 7th - 510.00
1998 - 28th - 290.00
1997 - 23rd - 506.50
1996 - 39th - 409.50
1995 - 21st - 423.50
1994 - 26th - 451.50
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