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Champions Classic Roundup – DUKE SURVIVES THE BATTLE OF #1 VS #2:

Grayson Allen scored a Champions Classic record 37 points – Photo by Brendon Miller

GRAYSON ALLEN SETS CHAMPION CLASSIC SCORING RECORD WITH 37 POINTS, DUKE SURVIVES 88-81 OVER MICHIGAN STATE

Champions Classic- Chicago, Illinois- United Center
November 14, 2017
Duke vs Michigan State.
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Champions Classic – Kansas holds off UK 65-61

UK falls to Kansas – Photo by Brendon Miller

Champions Classic
United Center – Chicago Illinois
Gm 2 – UK vs Kansas

In the second game of the Champions Classic #4 Kansas did battle with the winningest program in college history, the Kentucky Wildcats. UK entered the game as the #7 team in the country and was coming off 2 close wins at home. The game opened with Kansas taking seven 3 point attempts in the first 4 minutes for a 13-7 lead. Kansas continued their run pushing out to an 18-7 lead behind their three point shooting. The Jayhawk 11-0 run was stopped by a couple Wildcat free throws by Diallo. UK would battle back to within 5 at the under 12 tv timeout, as Duke’s lead was cut to 20-15. Continue reading Champions Classic – Kansas holds off UK 65-61

Champions Classic – Duke defeats Mich St 88-81

Grayson Allen of Duke

Champions Classic
United Center – Chicago Illinois
Gm 1 – Duke vs Michigan State

The Champions Classic kicked off with a matchup of top rated teams as the Duke Blue Devils clashed with the Tom Izzo coached Michigan State Spartans. Both teams have championship asperations and are loaded with talent. Michigan St. would ease out to a 12-9 lead at the 13:49 mark good defense combined with a shaky start by the Blue Devils. Duke wouldn’t stay down long as they ran off 12 straight points to open a 9 point lead of their own by the score of 21-12 before a Ben Carter layup for Michigan State. Grayson Allen, who was booed loudly by the United Center crowd, drilled a three to give Duke their biggest lead at 24-14. Continue reading Champions Classic – Duke defeats Mich St 88-81