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The Midwest Region has played out exactly the way you would have expected with the top two seeds meeting for a trip to the Final Four. While there were some minor upsets in this bracket throughout the first couple rounds, the Duke Blue Devils and the Louisville Cardinals beat back all opponents to form what is a terrific Elite Eight matchup. Coach K and the Blue Devils against Rick Pitino and the Cardinals.
Two heavyweights will square off Friday night in Indianapolis for the chance to play in the Elite 8. Michigan State and Duke have been near the top of the college basketball world for quite some time thanks to their coaches. Tom Izzo and Mike Krzyzewksi are arguably the two guys who have been most consistently taking their teams to the Final Four out of any coaches in the nation. Now, their teams will meet in what should be a tremendous game this Friday night.
The Creighton Blue Jays squeaked into the Round of 32 with a hard fought win over Cincinnati on Friday afternoon. Duke picked up a comfortable win over the Albany Great Danes. Creighton is arguably the most talented mid-major team in the country, so Duke will have to play well to advance to the Sweet Sixteen. Let’s take a closer look at this game.
The Duke Blue Devils will begin their quest for a national title in the first of 16 games on Friday’s slate in the Round of 64 for this year’s NCAA Tournament. They come in still licking their wounds from a disappointing 83-74 loss to Maryland as 10-point favorites in last week’s ACC Tournament.
Even though the game really isn’t going to ultimately mean all that much to either team, the Duke Blue Devils and the North Carolina Tar Heels still always put on a show when they get on the court together. Saturday night will be no exception in this clash on Tobacco Road to beat the NCAA basketball betting lines.
First place in the ACC and likely the top seed in the upcoming ACC Tournament are going to be on the line on Saturday in the biggest college basketball betting battle of the day, as the Miami Hurricanes look for the season sweep of the Duke Blue Devils.
The Indiana Hoosiers are the best team in college basketball. They currently hold the No. 1 ranking in the top 25 college basketball polls and essentially a two game lead in the Big Ten Conference.
The Duke Blue Devils escaped a strong effort from North Carolina earlier this week at home. Now, they must travel to take on another team that they don’t like one bit. The Maryland Terrapins always seem to give Duke their best effort. Maryland started the year on a roll, but they have been cold of late. Can they make it difficult on the Blue Devils on Saturday in front of their fans in College Park?
Every week here at Bang The Book.com we will break down the top-five college basketball teams in the country. Week in and week out there are monster upsets that are changing the landscape of the college basketball world heading into March Madness. In fact the No. 1 team has lost for five weeks in a row.
Every week at Bang the Book.com we will break down the teams we believe are at the top of the college basketball world. Then we will break down the rankings and rate the teams based on recent performance and take a look at what lies ahead as March Madness approaches.