Catching Up With Bobby Hurley

Jeffrey Pillow of talks to former Duke Blue Devils great Bobby Hurley, spokesman for the Dove Men’s Care campaign “Journey to Comfort.” Hurley was a member of Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s back-to-back NCAA Championship teams in 1991 and 1992, earning MVP honors for the latter campaign. He is the NCAA’s all-time leader in assists (1076) and appeared in the Final Four on three separate occasions.

Topics discussed include the role of his father, Bob Hurley, Sr. in shaping his mental and physical toughness on and off the court; avenging the 1990 defeat by the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels led by National Player of the Year Larry Johnson; playing under Coach K; which teams Hurley believes have a serious shot at cutting down the nets on April 4; his advice to young point guards across the land; and a few words of wisdom for soon-to-be dads.

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Jeffrey Pillow Jeffrey Pillow is a former all-state first team selection in basketball and contributing writer for The Nervous Breakdown. He lives in Charlottesville. Visit him online at