No. 1 Duke visits No. 13 FSU to headline ACC weekend slate



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Published 4:01 a.m. ET Jan. 11, 2019

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:

GAME OF THE WEEKEND

No. 1 Duke at No. 13 Florida State. The Blue Devils (13-1, 2-0 ACC) took their high-flying act on the road for the first time Tuesday and had little trouble at Wake Forest. Things should be tougher Saturday when they head south to visit the Seminoles (13-2, 1-1). Duke’s scheduling had become a topic after an AP Top 25 poll voter opted against putting the Blue Devils on his ballot until they (and a few other schools) played a true road game. Coach Mike Krzyzewski defended his scheduling approach after the Wake Forest win , noting he wants to prepare his team for March by playing marquee neutral-court games before league play — something Duke did against Kentucky (win), Auburn (win), Gonzaga (loss) and Texas Tech (win). “Come on, man,” Krzyzewski said. “We come up with a top-10 schedule every year.” As for Leonard Hamilton’s Seminoles, their only losses have come against fourth-ranked Virginia in last weekend’s league opener and reigning national champion Villanova in November .

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