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It's reloading vs. rebuilding for Duke and Stanford

It's a lot easier for Duke to replace stars with future studs than Stanford, which is why the Blue Devils will be loaded next season.

Updated: June 22, 2002, 9:38 AM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Duke knew losing Jason Williams, Carlos Boozer and Mike Dunleavy a year early to the NBA draft was a distinct possibility -- in the spring of 2001.

Stanford had an idea a year ago that both Curtis Borchardt and Casey Jacobsen could bolt but there was little they could do.

And, as history has proven of late, it's a lot easier for Duke to replace stars with future studs than Stanford, considering the pool of players is smaller for arguably the tougher academic school.

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