Published: Fri, November 08, 2019
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Rochester's Matthew Hurt Scores 11 Points in Duke Debut

Rochester's Matthew Hurt Scores 11 Points in Duke Debut

One of the worst 3-point shooting teams in the nation last season, the Blue Devils still lack perimeter firepower. Jones added a big basket and two free throws in the final 93 seconds to help the Blue Devils ice the victory.

For the eighth time in program history, Duke has downed Kansas.

Kansas is loaded with returning expertise this period, meanwhile Duke is striving to reload soon after shedding Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett and Cam Reddish to the National Basketball Association.

The Jayhawks have a starting lineup that consists of Devon Dotson, Udoka Azubuike, Ochai Agbaji and Silvio De Sousa.

Duke Basketball and Kansas faced off in one of the best games in recent memory during the 2018 Elite Eight, a game Kansas went onto win in overtime.


The Blue Devils are reloaded, led by sophomore point guard Tre Jones and newcomers Cassius Stanley, Wendell Moore, Matthew Hurt and Vernon Carey.

In accordance to ESPN's Basketball Electric power Index, the Blue Devils have a 62.2 percent possibility of defeating the Jayhawks.

Tipoff is at 7 p.m. ET from Madison Square Garden.

Duke's defense was stifling, forcing Kansas into 28 turnovers, the most turnovers Duke forced since 2009, the second most turnovers forced by Duke against a ranked opponent since 2006, and the most turnovers forced by Duke against a top-five team since 1979, according to DukeMBBStats.

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