November 24, 2010

Duke knocks K-State off course

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's the reason for the number next to its name. America's top-ranked team has made a habit of taking opponents out of their comfort zones, and, on Tuesday night, No. 4 Kansas State became just another victim. In a 82-68 CBE Classic championship loss to No. 1 Duke, the Wildcats were hardly themselves as much of print on the contest's projected script was flipped upside-down from the jump. K-State's trademark tempo was choppy, too many errors were unforced and the 3-pointers it used to skewer Gonzaga just one night before were rare.

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