The Duke Blue Devils entered this week with a 15-1 report, just right sufficient to snag the No. Three score within the nation.
The quantity subsequent to their identify it will be slightly higher subsequent week as Duke suffered its 2d immediately loss, a 79-73 setback Saturday to the No. 10 Louisville Cardinals at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Louisville (15-Three) were given off to a really perfect get started, main 42-32 on the smash after leaping out to a 25-10 benefit. Duke (15-Three) would typhoon again, in the end tying the sport at 58 with beneath 9 mins to move within the recreation.
However the Cardinals made the essential performs down the stretch, hitting some take hold of buckets from past the arc – the place they went 7-for-14 at the day – to stick simply forward of the Blue Devils.
A large first part helped David Johnson paved the way for Louisville with 19 issues off the bench. Johnson seemed to endure an harm with Three:25 to move, in the end heading to the locker room with the ranking 71-70 Louisville. He did go back to the bench, however now not the sport.
Duke additionally misplaced to Clemson 79-72 on Tuesday.
On this recreation, the Blue Devils shot simply 37.1% from the sphere, and hit simply six in their 25 Three-point makes an attempt. Freshman Cassius Stanley had a game-high 24 issues.
Extra to come back