January 23, 2013. Durham, North Carolina. Nick Swartzwelder (left) a Durham native, Duke student and lifelong fan watches in disgust as Duke lost a 63-90 blowout to Miami. He and his frat brothers had gathered at Charlie's Pub and Grille to watch the game.. Duke University has become a power house in the national college basketball arena under the coaching of head coach Mike Krzyzewski. But the university has fought hard to maintain its image of high academic achievement while riding the wave of collegiate athletic success.