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Duke Center Mason Plumlee talks about his decision to return to Duke for his senior year as well as his leadership role on the team.
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It's. Okay. -- you've -- the sort LA blue. This was not how Mason bluntly junior year it was supposed to end following that disappointing loss to Lehigh -- the NCAA's second round. Public good lesson for the NBA it's. I think nation wanted to believe you. A legacy of Duke and certainly the end of his junior year and hopefully. Was not how you wanted to leave this place -- -- I didn't make an emotional decision right after the end of last year I just took my time than I did my homework and home to swallow it when I thought it was right from the. Which wants to return to do for his senior season and that decision turned out to paint. A pretty good one. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- For the -- Look inside -- glanced down inside of one of the moment back. Don't like doctors advised him at the -- just off the. Same thing that's motivated is on -- on the leader on this team we have a team that. Has a lot of talent a lot of potential but. If you don't have one guy that's there every day and you know bowl pool among the team that doesn't always work out so stressed that you've got back to be good. And if if we wanna be very nice to be very. And to be great sometimes you have to beat. A little self centered but it probably received from a former blue -- known for his arrogance it is today Christian like. He uses told me you know it's interior. Can be selfish is like and naturally is like how Washington player unselfish self. That open up more things for other players who feel ourselves. Up. More assertive makes them wildly into the regular season averaging a double double is seventeen point two points per game was good for second in the ACC in scoring. And public pulled down ten point two rebounds per game that was second best in the conference. You can bet that may be a lovely flu doubles teammate and coach and second offensive leadership brands like if you look the other. Outstanding here for the Blue Devils. What -- Duke was ranked number one of the eight people. Why I think one of the things that our team very hard to guard does that work unselfish team. Any night somebody could be your first twenty points -- Ryan can be said -- You know -- come. Hopefully it has. Got solid wide open wheel -- -- it. As the -- Balls and make some public do career either have one more item on his bucket list to hang up fifth -- NCAA championship banner and Cameron indoors it. Was. My singular goal. We have to make our own mark and you have the talent to do it Thomas to make it happen. Nathan will certainly be a marked man at the end you headed to the NCAA tournament. -- is a double double machine with an ATP best seventeen this year and 35 for his career. And this week along with receiving first team all ACC honors the -- was also named a second team. US basketball writers association. All American.