Duke passed its first true test of the season, beating one of the best teams in the country its last time out.
A matchup against Florida Gulf Coast doesn't figure to present much of a challenge.
The No. 9 Blue Devils host the Eagles looking to set a school record for consecutive non-conference home wins Sunday night in the Battle 4 Atlantis.
After defeating Georgia State 74-55 in its season opener, Duke (2-0) pulled out a 75-68 victory over No. 3 Kentucky on Tuesday at the Georgia Dome. Seth Curry led the way with 23 points, scoring 10 of the team's final 15.
"That's what we worked on during the preseason - taking control of the team, having it be our team," said Curry, who hit 3 of 5 from 3-point range. "I had it going, so they came to me."
Fellow seniors Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly added 18 and 10 points, respectively.
"It was certainly an NCAA tournament type atmosphere, to get that experience early in the year is always good," Kelly said. "It was a test for us. It was gre...