Duke has supplanted Kansas atop the new AP Top 25 poll after its dominating win against Kentucky, giving the Blue Devils a record number of appearances at No. 1.
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- 11/62W 118-84
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Zion Williamson had 27 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke pulled away to beat Army 94-72 on Sunday.
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Rejean "Boogie" Ellis, a guard who is ranked No. 40 in the ESPN 100 for 2019, has chosen Duke over Memphis, North Carolina State, San Diego State and USC.
It's the hypothetical scenario that will always remain hypothetical -- would a dominant college team beat a terrible pro team?
Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer
Jeff Sherman, head oddsmaker at the SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas, said he would make the Cleveland Cavalier 22.5-point favorites over Duke on a neutral court.
Dan Le Batard, Papi and Izzy Gutierrez question if it's fair for Steve Kerr to compare Zion to LeBron, if Tyson Chandler can turn the Lakers around, if Cam Newton or Big Ben's season is more impressive and much more.
Bomani is joined by Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports to discuss college hoops and amateurism now that the season has tipped off. They discuss the NCAA trial and why fans don't seem to care about it anymore (0:38), if the reaction to it by the media would have been different years ago (16:03) and whether or not players like Zion Williamson benefit from spending a year in school to boost their brand before heading to the NBA (34:17).
Before conversations with Texas HC Shaka Smart (24:03) and Texas Tech HC Chris Beard (37:48) about their expectations for the season, Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich share their reactions to the "Champions Classic", including Duke's big win over Kentucky (1:45) as well as Kansas' nail-biter over Michigan State (13:29).
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Per reporters in Indianapolis, Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry attended the Champions Classic featuring Duke and Kentucky. The Knicks figure to be a lottery team and would certainly love to add a player like Duke's Zion Williamson, Cam Reddish or R.J. Barrett.
Who stood out in Kentucky-Duke and Kansas-MSU? What are the key takeaways for NBA teams?
RJ Barrett scored 33 points and Zion Williamson added 28 in their first college games, leading No. 4 Duke over No. 2 Kentucky 118-84 on Tuesday night in the season-opening Champions Classic.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
FINAL: Duke 118, Kentucky 84 Just a breathtaking performance from Duke and its freshmen. R.J. Barrett, Cam Reddish and Zion Williamson combined for 83 points. Kentucky had a ton of issues defensively and John Calipari couldn't seem to find the right lineup combination — and it might not have mattered anyway. Duke was that good.
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