Duke fans are still trying to forget about the team's opening round loss to Lehigh last season. It was an abysmal performance by the Blue Devils and a disappointing way to end the season.
However, Mike Krzyzewski is known for always using experiences like that as something to learn from instead of forget.
This season, Duke is in a similar situation—receiving a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and coming off a loss in the ACC Tournament to face a mid-major from the Northeast.
But with a more experienced and balanced team, this year should produce a different result for the Blue Devils.
Let's look at five keys for Duke to avoid a Lehigh relapse against Albany.
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