The ACC released the 2014-15 men's basketball conference schedule Wednesday afternoon, after announcing the season's conference matchups several months earlier. The Blue Devils drew a back-heavy schedule, with all four matchups against Syracuse and North Carolina coming in the final four weeks of the regular season.
Duke's top-ranked recruiting class and returning nucleus will be tested throughout the conference slate, though, which includes road games at new ACC member Louisville Jan. 17 and defending conference champion Virginia Jan. 31, as well as the home-and-home contests with the Orange and Tar Heels.
After rounding out the 2014 calendar year with a home game against Wofford Dec. 31, the Blue Devils will open up ACC play Jan. 3 against Boston College at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Duke will then make a two-game road swing to pay visits to in-state rivals Wake Forest and N.C. State Jan. 7 and Jan. 11, respectively, before returning home to take on Miami Jan. 13.
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