Posted January 25, 2013 on AP on Fox
Duke doesn't seem too perturbed by its embarrassing loss this week. Still, Saturday's game presents an excellent chance to make coach Mike Krzyzewski and his team feel much better. Though sure to lose the No. 1 ranking regardless of this result, the Blue Devils are primed to respond with a win considering they're perfect at home and facing a Maryland team which has been bad on the road lately and truly awful at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Losses in two of three games have followed a 15-0 start for Duke (16-2, 3-2 ACC), and the latest defeat was among the worst of Krzyzewski's tenure. The 90-63 rout by No. 25 Miami on Wednesday was the program's most lopsided regular-season loss since January 1984 and the third-worst ever for a top-ranked team. "It wasn't demoralizing; they played better," said Rasheed Sulaimon, who had a team-high 16 points. It was easily Duke's worst shooting performance of the season - 29.7 percent from the field and 4 of 23 from 3-point range - but Krzyzewski sai...
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