"It's just gonna be fun going against a guy like [Bagley], just because he's going to push me", Jackson said in a statement on Friday, according to Land of 10, "I've got to focus in". Defensively, Duke yields 68.6 points against the opposing teams. I want them to enjoy the moment, be immersed in the moment. Trevon Duval is adding 11.5 points and 10 assists per contest. The Spartans beat North Florida, and also scored 98 points in the game. "I coached at my alma mater, coached the US team for 11 years and I've coached what I think is the greatest basketball program in the country", Krzyzewski said after the game, via the Duke Chronicle. I don't think it's just another game for them either.
The teams met in a 2015 Final Four game, when Duke won, with then-freshman Grayson Allen making an impact off the bench.
Coming into the season no one was quite sure what the starting lineup would be, if they would sit Gary Trent Jr. and play a traditional five, or sit Marques Bolden and have three guards.
Now, he's a senior, having played in numerous huge games. Michigan State came up far short of its goals in 2016-17, but it has a chance to prove that this year is different.
"You know (the Spartans) are going to be great and it's going to be a great environment up there", Allen said.
Krzyzewski declined to speak with the media about his latest achievement so he could keep the focus on the game, but that didn't stop his players from expressing their admiration for their coach.
The Blue Devils also saw an historic feat, as Coach Mike Kyzyzewski came away with his 1000th win.
Duke has been in No. 1 vs.
The game could be heard over the 38-affiliate, Spartan Sports Network, which includes WMMQ-FM (94.9)/WJIM-AM (1240) in Lansing and WJR-AM (760) in Detroit.
This year, No. 1 Duke and No. 2 Michigan State face off before No. 4 Kansas takes on No. 7 Kentucky at the United Center in Chicago.
Duke and Michigan State are both 3-3 in Champion Classic games.
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