The Blue Devils got their season started with their annual preseason showcase Countdown to Craziness Friday night. After player introductions, Duke's intrasquad scrimmage featured two 12-minute periods and a dominant performance from freshman center Jahlil Okafor. The 6-foot-11 center scored 27 points on 12-of-16 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds in 24 minutes of action. A brief dunk contest followed the scrimmage, and 7-footer Marshall Plumlee upset Grayson Allen to take the title.
- All of the freshmen showed off some good dance moves during the player introductions, with Justise Winslow using a rehearsed routine to break it down.
- Junior forward Amile Jefferson and senior point guard Quinn Cook also got creative, having the whole time join them to show off some collective rhythm. Junior guard Rasheed Sulaimon took a selfie of the whole squad dancing at one point.
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