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Tre Jones, No. 4 Duke Hang On To Beat No. 3 Kansas In 2019 Champions Classic

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November 6, 2019

NCAA Basketball: Kansas at Duke
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A year ago, Duke blasted Kentucky to begin its season in the Champions Classic and set the tone for the age of Zion Williamson. Williamson is in the NBA now and Duke has a new team of highly touted freshmen in his place. There weren’t as many fireworks this time around, but the Blue Devils still handled No. 3 Kansas 68-66 in Madison Square Garden. (READ MORE) by

No. 4 Duke kicked off its 2019-20 men’s basketball season on a high note with a 68-66 win over No. 3 Kansas at the Champions Classic.

Even with Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett off to the NBA, the newest crop of freshmen, led by Cassius Stanley, picked up the slack for the Blue Devils. Tre Jones remained a steady presence as well while scoring the team’s last six points. (READ MORE) by Rob Goldberg | B/R

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