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College basketball: Duke beats Boston College in first game without Coach K

College basketball: Duke beats Boston College in first game without Coach K

Freshman Jayson Tatum matched a season high with 22 points, and No. 8 Duke held on to beat Boston College, 93-82, on Saturday in Jeff Capel’s season debut as Hall of Fame Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s temporary replacement.

Grayson Allen had 12 points and 11 assists, and the Blue Devils had six double-figure scorers in winning their first game at Cameron Indoor Stadium without Coach K since 1995. 

Krzyzewski had back surgery Friday and is expected to miss roughly four weeks. 

The Blue Devils (14-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) shot 55% but blew most of a 25-point lead, with the Eagles chipping away over the final 10 minutes and pulling to 88-82 on Ky...

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