Big Pic­ture

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Grand Canyon: The An­telopes — who lost to No. 1 Ken­tucky by 40 points in 2014 — will have to be con­tent with mak­ing things tough on Duke for a good chunk of the first half and lead­ing for about 7 ½ min­utes of the first half be­hind Carr, who re­peat­edly found his way through the Blue Dev­ils’ de­fense and to the rim.

“I didn’t know what to ex­pect,” coach Dan Ma­jerle said about a team miss­ing three starters. “I was happy with how we started off . ... I thought maybe the first 12, 13 min­utes, we played pretty good and we’re go­ing to learn about our team as we go along.”

Duke: The Blue Dev­ils short­ened their bench sig­nif­i­cantly, play­ing only seven play­ers in the pre­garbage time por­tion of the game — and the sev­enth, fresh­man Javin DeLau­rier, logged only 6 min­utes in all. They’re try­ing to keep things work­ing with­out in­jured fresh­man big men Harry Giles (knee), Mar­ques Bolden (lower leg) and Jayson Ta­tum (foot). Krzyzewski says he doesn’t an­tic­i­pate hav­ing them against the Jay­hawks and “we may not have them all week.

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