Posted February 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
Duke is looking to avoid getting caught up in an emotional victory that has created a three-way tie atop the ACC. The 10th-ranked Blue Devils hope to avoid dropping three straight conference home games for the first time in 17 seasons Saturday when they meet Maryland. Duke (20-4, 7-2) rallied from 10 down in the final 2 1/2 minutes Wednesday at No. 5 North Carolina, capping an 85-84 win with freshman Austin Rivers' 3-pointer at the buzzer. Rivers had season highs of six 3-pointers and 29 points in the latest chapter of one of college basketball's best rivalries. "Obviously this is my favorite win I've ever had in my entire life,'' Rivers said. "And it's because we were down the whole game. The whole game, we were down." The Blue Devils are tied for the ACC lead with the Tar Heels and No. 15 Florida State. Coach Mike Krzyzewski believes the biggest task facing his team this weekend is moving on. "We have to make sure we're onto the next thing after the big game we had against No...
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