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Cameron Chronicles Season 4, Episode 3: 'Things Get Real'

<p>After a dominant season-opening performance against Coppin State, freshman Jalen Johnson struggled once again against Illinois.</p>

After a dominant season-opening performance against Coppin State, freshman Jalen Johnson struggled once again against Illinois.

The Blue Devils faced their second major test of the year with a top-10 battle against No. 6 Illinois, though the aftermath has cast a shadow of doubt around this year's Duke team. From the same offensive woes to inconsistent play, Tuesday's loss exposed a host of problems that the Blue Devils need to address quickly before ACC play.

Hosts Derek Saul and Shane Smith are joined by fellow men's basketball beat Max Rego to discuss what went wrong against the Fighting Illini and what Mike Krzyzewski had to say about the state of college basketball and COVID-19.

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Max Rego

Max Rego is a Trinity junior and sports managing editor for The Chronicle's 117th volume.

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