(The header image an old mascot of Duke University. The name actually refers to the Chasseurs Alpins, also known as “les diables bleus” (“The Blue Devils”), a French military unit which had impressed many Duke students and alumni returning home from the Western Front after WWI.)
We’ll have the normal predictions thread up tomorrow but it is hard to write about this upcoming game without speculating on the final outcome because, what it all boils down to, this game is the difference between having a winning regular season or not.
Duke is not the ACC powerhouse we faced last week or even back in the beginning of the season in North Carolina. Here is how they sit in the ACC Coastal Division as of today: