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Freshman forward AJ Griffin shot a blazing 4-of-6 from 3-point range in the first half.
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Five observations from Duke men's basketball's first half against Syracuse

No. 6 Duke entered its Saturday matchup against Syracuse as a huge favorite but coming off of a rough overtime loss against unranked Florida State. A red-hot start has helped the Blue Devils accrue an early lead. However, the Orange have fought back, and Duke holds a rather slim 36-22 lead at intermission. Here is a look at the most important storylines from the first 20 minutes of action.


Freshman guard Trevor Keels found his stroke from downtown early, hitting two threes in the first half.
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Five observations from Duke men's basketball's first half against Florida State

As is often the case, Duke is in a close one against Florida State down in Tallahassee, Fla. The Blue Devils started off with the lead, but the Seminoles came back with an 8-0 run of their own to take their first lead of the game at the halfway mark. Despite that, Duke clawed back and holds a 38-33 lead at the half. Here’s five of our observations from the first 20 minutes.