The Duke Blue Demons haven’t been exactly the same powerhouse they were in the past. When they still obtain the best recruiting class, most abundant in recent success arriving 2018. That year, the Duke got 5* recruits like RJ Barrett, Cameron Manley, and Zion Williamson to commit. However, they still fell lacking a championship.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adHowever with Duke missing 2010 NCAA Tournament, individuals are already writing lower the next generation of effective teams outdoors nowhere-bloods. While Baylor won the title this season, the Gonzaga Bulldogs are atop their email list from the new generation. However, Bomani Johnson of ESPN will not be quick to exchange Duke with Gonzaga.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this ad“Number one, it’s hard is the new Duke. Even pre-Krzyzewski, Duke have been to four Final Fours. This can be a program which has gone back when it comes to it success, however it switched into different things. In the height of Duke’s run, they provided the ultimate Four seven from 5 years. Gonzaga’s become towards the Final Four two times within this 22-year run of these making the tournament.”He added, “But their final four appearances came since Duke left, in addition to that 2015 National Title. Gonzaga continues to be much better than Duke within the last ten years. They’re what they’re, however they’re somewhere where they are able to get great players.”Duke Blue Demons: Would they reclaim their position?ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adJan 19, 2021 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Duke Blue Demons mind coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts in the game throughout the first half from the Pittsburgh Panthers in the Petersen Occasions Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsFirstly, the Gonzaga Bulldogs possess a lengthy approach to take before matching track of the Duke Blue Demons. They’ve be a consistent tournament team, but they are still awaiting their first championship. Duke won one only a couple of years back while Gonzaga fell short this season despite going undefeated all year long. Duke were built with a similar consecutive tournament streak, however it ended this season.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adThe 2020-21 season is a historic outlier for Duke. Coach Mike Krzyzewski wasn’t happy about fitting the growing season along with the pandemic, and also the team had a number of internal issues. COVID ultimately was their dying-knell, prematurely ending their season when they remained as within the search of the tournament place. However with a high recruiting class for pick up, expect Duke to recover.