This is the first in a series of conference tournament previews I’ll be doing for CollegeHoops.net, in which I run down all the teams involved, giving a breif statistical review and picking out some of the key players, and presenting the log5 projections, using in-conference offensive and defensive efficiency.The basic log5 methodology comes from Bill James, and this is an area Ken Pomeroy has looke
DURHAM, N.C. -- Kyle Singler scored 12 of his 19 points during the decisive first half, and Duke (No. 5 ESPN/USA Today, No. 8 AP) opened its season by routing Presbyterian 80-49 on Monday night in the first round of the 2K Sports Classic.
Singler added 10 rebounds and Nolan Smith scored 15 points for the Blue Devils (1-0), who used two dominating spurts to overwhelm the cold-shooting Blue Hose, win their 60th straight nonconference game at Cameron Indoor Stadium and improve to 27-2 in home openers under coach Mike Krzyzewski.