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Freshman guard Trevor Keels knocked down Duke's first three of the game against Appalachian State.
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Five observations from Duke men's basketball's first half against Appalachian State

Duke hosted Appalachian State for their second contest in their five-game homestand, and this one started out close. Despite the Blue Devils entering this game as heavy favorites, the Mountaineers held their own thanks to an efficient mark from the field and competing on the boards to keep the score 50-37 in Duke’s favor. Here’s five of our takeaways from the first 20 minutes.