WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA – 25 FEBRUARY: Wendell Moore Jr The Duke Blue Devils # 0 in the second half during their game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at the LJVM Coliseum Complex on Jan. February 2020 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (Photo by Jacob Kupferman / Getty Images)

When five-star freshman Jalen Johnson decided to quit Duke, it looked like the team’s chances of winning the NCAA tournament were over, but it seemed to have the opposite effect than that Blue Devils started a new winning streak

After defeating both NC State and Wake Forest, Duke (10-8, 8-6) celebrated his biggest win of the season on Saturday It was primetime against Virginia, 66-65 after a last-second defensive stop. The candidate for the ACC Player of the Year Matthew Hurt led all scorers with 22 points out of five three-point points, while newcomer Jeremy Roach stepped in with 12 points, and striker Jaemyn Brakefield made big contributions from the bench with 11 points and five rebounds

That win gave life to the Blue Devils as a team, but they need to keep winning to have a chance This includes the next opponent in Syracuse (13-6, 7-5), a team that is currently also on the wrong side of the bubble and having to make a big run to solidify his own resume. You’ve done your part in the last three games against Boston College, NC State and Notre Dame

In the final game, Junior Guard Buddy Boeheim posted a career high of 29 points and six made three points to beat the Fighting Irish Now, in a three-game winning streak, Syracuse takes on Duke and Georgia Tech in what is turning out to be one Few bubble elimination matchups feels like

This is the first meeting between these teams this season and this should be a high scoring affair Both have positive momentum and lots to play But for now, the Orange’s lack of an answer for Hurt on paper seems like the potential difference to be on the line

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