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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.
Duke only has two straight-up losses on the season, but last Wednesday’s 90-63 blow-out at the hands of No.14 Miami as a 2.5-point road favorite had to raise some eyebrows concerning the overall state of this team. The Blue Devils responded by hammering a decent Maryland team 84-64 as 12-point favorites at home this past Saturday. They are now 17-2 straight-up on the year and 11-8 against the spread. The total has gone OVER in their last four games.
First place in the ACC is going to be on the line on Wednesday night in college basketball betting action, as the Miami Hurricanes play host to the Duke Blue Devils at the Bank Atlantic Center in South Beach.
A pair of high flying teams from the ACC are going to meet on Saturday afternoon in NCAA basketball betting action, as the Duke Blue Devils pay a visit to the NC State Wolfpack.
The Duke Blue Devils and Davidson Wildcats will meet in a last minute non-conference matchup at Charlotte on Wednesday night. Both of these teams will start conference play in the next few days, but this should be one more nice tune up. This one will take place at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte. Can Duke keep their top spot in the college basketball rankings
Duke hasn’t been in a bowl game since 1995, and the Blue Devils haven’t won a bowl game since 1991. The Blue Devils went 6-6 this year, and they’ll take on the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Belk Bowl. Duke finished the regular season with four straight losses, while Cincinnati won four of their last five games. Let’s take a closer look at this contest.
The Duke Blue Devils and the Temple Owls will head to the Izod Center in East Rutherford for a college basketball betting battle on Saturday afternoon.
The Owls know that they are going to have to be giant killers in this game, but they have the potential to really do some damage.
The ACC/Big Ten Challenge is the main event this week, and there is no bigger game on the schedule than this one. Ohio State travels to Durham to take on the Duke Blue Devils among the Cameron Crazies. It’s number four in the nation against number two. Ohio State blasted Duke by 22 in Columbus last year. Can the Blue Devils get some revenge here or will Ohio State win for a second straight year?