Duke Basketball: 3 keys to beat Kansas in 2019 Champions Classic

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The Blue Devils are reloaded, led by sophomore point guard Tre Jones and newcomers Cassius Stanley, Wendell Moore, Matthew Hurt and Vernon Carey. The Jayhawks are two-point favorites in the latest Kansas vs. Duke odds after the line opened as a pick'em, while the over-under for total points scored is 152.

Now, it has broken down Kansas vs. Duke.

After leading 37-32, Duke would find itself trailing 43-37 two minutes and seventeen seconds later. Mike Krzyzewski wins when he has more talent than the other coach, which might not be the case when Duke clashes with Kansas on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

Duke trailed 61-60 until Stanley converted a 3-point play with 2:29 remaining.

Tre Jones #three of the Duke Blue Devils reacts to a basket versus the North Dakota Condition Bison in the second 50 % in the course of the 1st round of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Event at Colonial Everyday living Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina.

The model knows the Blue Devils are 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 games against Big 12 teams and will look to avenge two tough losses in their last two meetings with Kansas.

Despite it being the first game of the season, this was a huge win for the Blue Devils as it showed what the team is made of and like in previous years, the team is never out of a game.



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