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Duke Finishes 17th in 2008-09 Directors’ Cup Standings
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 06/30/2009
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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke finished 17th in the final 2008-09 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings, released Monday by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. This marks the sixth consecutive season that Duke has placed in the top 20 of the annual all-sports rankings.

Overall, Duke ended with 891.80 points, its third-highest point total in the rankings since its inception in 1994. Among private schools, Duke ranked third nationally behind only Stanford (first) and Southern California (fourth). Duke ranked fourth among Atlantic Coast Conference schools behind North Carolina (second), Virginia (eighth) and Florida State (15th). With 1455 points, Stanford claimed its 15th consecutive Directors’ Cup title.

For a complete listing of the final standings, please go to the following link:

http://www.nacda.com/auto_pdf/p_hotos/s_chools/nacda/sports/directorscup/auto_pdf/june29d1

Here are Duke’s all-time finishes in the Directors’ Cup Standings:

Duke in the Final Directors’ Cup Standings

Year    Finish    Total Points
2009    17          891.80     
2008    19          820.00
2007    11          988.25
2006    8            851.25
2005    5            1021.25
2004    18          706.5
2003    21          643
2002    30          600
2001    16          722
2000    21          566
1999    7            510
1998    28          290
1997    23          506.5
1996    39          409.5
1995    21          423.5
1994    26          451.5

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