DURHAM, NC, Sporting Alert — No. 1 Duke goes in search of back-to-back wins to start the season when it play host to Utah Valley in Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday.
Game time for this one is set for 7:00 PM ET.
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The Blue Devils (1-0) opened their season with a comfortable 97-68 win over Elon on Friday night and they start as the heavy favorites to make it two wins in two to begin the new campaign.
Freshman star Marvin Bagley III led Duke on Friday night when he became just the second Blue Devil rookie to post a double-double in a season opener.
Bagley III, who also set a Duke program record for points scored by a freshman in a season opener, had 25 points and 10 rebounds in 29 minutes.
Senior guard Grayson Allen added 22 points and freshman Gary Trent Jr. hit finished with 17 points and six rebounds in the win.
Entering tonight’s game, coach Mike Krzyzewski sits on 999 wins at Duke and will look to become the first head coach in Division I men’s basketball to win 1,000 games at a single school.
Meanwhile, Utah Valley came into this game on the back of 73-63 defeat to Kentucky on Friday and will be hoping for a better result on the road in the quick turn around.
The Wolverines (0-1), who had five different players scoring in double digits, led the Wildcats 34-25 at half time Friday night, but could not hold on.
Kenneth Ogbe had 12 points and seven rebounds, Jake Toolson added 11 points, Iisaac Neilson, Brandon Randolph and Conner Toolson each had 10 points for Utah Valley in the defeat to Kentucky.