The Duke Blue Devils fresh off two easy wins over the weekend will be traveling to New York City today in preparation for tomorrow nights match up with Kansas in the Champions Classic. Kansas who are coached by Bill Self in his 14 year is 0-1 after an overtime loss to Indiana 103-99 in Hawaii on Saturday.
The Jayhawks are basically playing only 7 players in their games counting the two exhibition game with Washburn and Emporia State. They are a young team with the exception of the backcourt duo of Frank Mason 111, Devonte Graham and frontcourt big man Landen Lucas. They were badly beaten on the boards against Indiana 50-39.
Here is the starting line up and key reserves.
5-11 Sr. Frank Mason 111 30 points, 7 rebounds, 9 assists
6-2 Jr. Devonte Graham 16 pts, 4 rebs, 3 assists
6-10 Soph. Carlton Bragg Jr. 12 pts, 4 rebs.
6-10 Sr. Landen Lucas 11 pts, 7 rebs.
6-8 Fr. Josh Jackson 9 pts, 5 rebs.
6-8 Jr. Svi Mykhailuk 12 pts, 4 rebs.
6-5 Soph. Lagerald Vick 7 pts, 1 reb.
7-0 Fr. Udoka Azuibuike 0 pts, 2 rebs.
Notes: The game is scheduled for 9:30 pm or 30 minutes after the Kentucky-Michigan St. game. The game will be televised on ESPN.