College basketball rankings: Duke drops to new Top 25 and 1 after overtime loss to Florida State

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Duke lost his second road game of the season late Tuesday – 79-78 in extra time at Florida State. For the second time this season, this field had a storm with the Blue Devils. So this will obviously be a thing in Mike Krzyzewski’s final season on the sidelines.

Step 1: Defeat Duke

Step 2: Storm the court

Court storms are usually reserved for major disturbances, but the truth is there is nothing too shocking about the outcome. Sure, Duke ended up as a 5.5-point favorite, so that’s a bit of an annoyance indeed. But Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton has had a career win like this, as evidenced by the victory over Duke being the 55th time he has coached an unranked team to a win over a school. ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 poll.

Literally, no one has done it more.

Among the problems for Duke against Florida State is defensive resilience – something that has been an issue all season. Seminoles missed 47 shots, but scored 19 of them with an attack bounce rate of 40.4, contributing to 18 more shots and seven more free throws than the Blues. So, if you’re wondering how Florida State won despite shooting 35.6% from the field while Duke shot 49.1%, your answer can be found in that sentence. It’s also important to note that Duke is currently allowing opponents to recover 29.9 percent of their misses during the season. Ranked 237th nationally.

The Blues are dropping to 16th in the CBS Sports Top 25 daily and 1st college basketball daily rankings in part due to their good but not-so-great 4-3 record in the two corners. first investment. Meanwhile, Texas Tech jumped from 21st to 14th on a 72-60 win over Iowa State, representing the Red Raiders’ fourth Quadrant 1 win. Iowa dropped to 15th. And those developments are what caused Xavier, USC, Ohio State, Providence and Illinois to be pushed down through no fault of their own.

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