What channel is the Syracuse-Duke game on? His status for Saturday's game at Syracuse is unknown. That was the first home loss for a No. One month later and Duke is back to the top of the polls and Syracuse is still unranked, but a lot has changed.
October 25, am EDT At long last.
Last Friday's Countdown to Craziness brought Duke fans their first peek at the squad, showcasing a talented roster with more depth than other recent Blue Devil teams. Coming off of their second national championship in three years, the Bearcats have enough to compete with many Division I squads.
Has Duke solved its shooting woes? Duke shot just 4-for from beyond the arc in the Blue-White scrimmage, but the team doesn't seem worried just yet. Not only does the thunderous atmosphere of Cameron Indoor Stadium take some getting used to, but now every point, every stat and every mistake will be viewed and analyzed by millions.
For Duke's freshmen coming into a new world, there will be an adjustment period.
Get Overtime, all Duke athletics Signup for our editorially curated, weekly newsletter. Cancel at any time. Alex O'Connell has been a reliable role player for the last two years, but can he break through this year?
Duke's junior guard put on a show during the Blue-White scrimmage and while his team took the loss, he put up 11 points on 5-for shooting, including one of the few 3-point makes of the evening.
As a valuable member of the rotation this year, it will be interesting to see Saturday how O'Connell's role has evolved.
Amid the many highlights of Countdown to Craziness, one of the lowlights was Jones going 1-for from the field. Read more.