Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 9/20/14
Duke has recently been unstoppable in regular-season tournaments, and it will try to win its 21st straight such game Thursday against Minnesota in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis in Nassau, Bahamas. Since losing to Marquette in the 2006 CBE Championship game, the fifth-ranked Blue Devils have won two Maui Invitationals, the 2K Sports Classic, the NIT Season Tip-Off and the CBE. They now turn their sights to the second-ever Atlantis tournament after an 88-67 home win over Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday, their 52nd victory in their last 53 games played in November. Florida Gulf Coast actually held a 30-29 lead in the first half, but Duke finished the half with a 23-0 run that eventually reached 30-0 after the break. "We were kind of all over the place," coach Mike Krzyzewski said. "They hit 3s, and got layups. I thought they had a great game plan and once we settled down into a good half-court defense, we had that long run of 25 or 30 points without them scoring." Mason Pl...
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