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Dec 10, 12:00 PM | Madison Square Garden
Washington Huskies vs Duke Blue Devils Odds
The Blue Devils hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Washington Huskies pay a visit to Madison Square Garden on the college basketball betting menu.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Madison Square Garden).
Duke will face the 4-3 Huskies, who own a 3-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Blue Devils are 7-1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Huskies are 5-1 favoring the OVER.
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The Blue Devils are hoping to make some noise between now and Signing Day and while that's tough to do with limited scholarship numbers they'll be hosting one of the most dynamic running backs still available. Jamie Gilmore is excited about his second trip to Duke.
There is no doubt that when Austin Rivers came to Duke he was a scorer and that pretty much was his claim to fame. Rivers was a good basketball player, but his game was a bit one dimensional. Granted that dimension is one major factor why he was one of, and in some cases, the top recruit in the class of 2011. But overall his game wasn't complete.
He was cocky, and as I have...
Wednesday night Duke found itself in a matchup with an extremely small team, one it dominated in the post from start to finish. Saturday night, things will be a bit different for the Blue Devils as they get set to battle the Washington Huskies at Madison Square Garden.
NEW YORK CITY - Washington's first half struggles continued Saturday, and not even the Tony Wroten Show could bring the Huskies back from a 14-point intermission deficit, as the Duke Blue Devils defeated UW 86-80 at Madison Square Garden in game one of the CARQUEST Auto Parts Classic.
The Washington Huskies spent almost a week in New York City. They got to see some Broadway shows and other points of interest. They also got to play two ranked teams in Madison Square Garden and left the Big Apple with two losses.
NEW YORK CITY - It was hoped that senior guard Scott Suggs would play Saturday versus Duke at Madison Square Garden; now Suggs won't play at all this year. The 6-foot-6 Suggs, who was Washington's best three-point shooter last year, will redshirt this season after having surgery in October to repair a fracture in his foot.
It's no understatement to call Washington's path to an NCAA tournament bid an uphill battle after an 86-80 loss to Duke on Saturday afternoon.
At this point, the Huskies face the equivalent of climbing Mount Rainier to get back into at-large contention.
Normally a pedestrian 4-4 start and a lack of marquee non-league victories would be flaws Washington could overcome in...
Freshman Austin Rivers scored 18 points and No. 7 Duke overcame poor free throw shooting to beat Washington 86-80 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Freshman Austin Rivers scored 18 points and No. 7 Duke overcame poor free throw shooting to beat Washington 86-80 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. The Blue Devils (9-1) seemed in control, taking a 19-point lead three times in the second half. But the Huskies (4-4) shook off a terrible first half and started chipping away at the deficit.
Washington Basketball Coach Lorenzo Romar announced on Friday that senior guard Scott Suggs will redshirt the 2011-12 season, a day before the Huskies were set to play No. 7 Duke at Madison Square Garden.
Injured Washington guard Scott Suggs will redshirt this season after missing the first seven games with a foot injury.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Injured Washington guard Scott Suggs will redshirt this season after missing the first seven games with a foot injury.