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Mark Mitchell puts the ball away over a Hofstra defender during Duke's Dec. 12 victory.

Beats' picks: Can No. 21 Duke men's basketball take down No. 10 Baylor in Madison Square Garden showdown?

The 21st-ranked Blue Devils make a familiar trip up to New York for a battle with top-10 Baylor Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden for the final heavyweight clash of their nonconference slate. Ahead of the 7 p.m. tipoff, The Chronicle's beat writers are here with their predictions about whether Duke can emerge with a win.