Duke Basketball: Teams That Blue Devils Want to Avoid in the NCAA Tournament

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Duke Basketball: Teams That Blue Devils Want to Avoid in the NCAA Tournament
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From the embarrassment of nearly tumbling from the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time in two decades, the Duke Blue Devils have rallied all the way back, insinuating themselves into the conversation for a No. 1 NCAA tournament seed.

There's no one without warts in this college basketball season, though. Duke has its issues, and any team with issues can stumble across teams capable of exploiting it.

We're going to break down four teams, plus a bonus dark horse candidate, with attributes making them candidates to knock Duke out of national championship contention.

And if you think any of these are absolutely impossible, ponder this one word: Lehigh. As we've all seen, anything can happen under the spotlights of March.

 

Statistics and rankings accurate through games of March 3. All KenPom.com links should be assumed to require subscription unless noted otherwise.

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