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Duke Preview

Each year after the season ends I tell myself this is this last year I’m going to preview and recap basketball games as a hobby, and then fall rolls around and, well, here I am.

For the second year in a row, Kansas starts its season at the Champions Classic without a warm up game against a Division 1 opponent beforehand. That’s unfortunate for the purpose of this preview, because Duke is basically a brand new team this year, and because of that it’s tough to know exactly what to expect.

Early indications seem to be they’ll try to run their offense through freshman Matthew Hurt at the high post:

In the 2nd half of their 1st exhibition game, Duke ran the majority of their offense thru Matthew Hurt on the elbow.