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Jake C. Piazza

Jake Piazza is a Trinity junior and sports editor of The Chronicle's 117th volume.


Freshman Paolo Banchero scored 20 points in the first half against Gonzaga, leading to his ACC Freshman of the Week honors this week.

Beats' picks: Will Duke men's basketball pass its first true road test against Ohio State?

No. 1 Duke is on the road Tuesday for its first true away game of the season against Ohio State. This was supposed to be a ranked matchup heading into the year, but the Buckeyes have dropped two games already. That being said, the Blue Devils will have a tall task in front of them as three-point favorites to avoid the upset in Columbus, Ohio.

Running back Mataeo Durant is 63 yards shy of tying the Duke single-season rushing yards record.

Beats' picks: Can Duke football pick up a conference win in its last game of the season against Miami?

Every football game, our beat writers Cam Polo, Jake Piazza, Max  Rego, Alex Jackson, Micah Hurewitz and Jonathan Levitan will be here to  give you their picks for Duke's upcoming matchup, and we'll keep track  of their prediction records every week. This is Duke's last game of the 2021 season, and it enters this one against Miami as 21-point underdogs.

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