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Jonathan Levitan

Jonathan Levitan is a Trinity senior and was previously sports editor of The Chronicle's 118th volume.


Tyrese Proctor (5) lays the ball in under the basket during Duke's win against La Salle.

Beats' picks: Can No. 7 Duke men's basketball overcome Arkansas in inaugural ACC/SEC Challenge matchup?

The seventh-ranked Blue Devils stare down their first real road battle of the season Wednesday in Fayetteville, Ark., against the talented but hurting Razorbacks. The Chronicle’s beat writers are here to predict how Duke will fare in its first installment of the ACC/SEC Challenge, and whether it can emerge with a win at a hostile Bud Walton Arena.

Kyle Filipowski dribbles around his defender in Friday night's loss to Arizona.

Beats' picks: Will No. 9 Duke men's basketball right the ship in Champions Classic against No. 18 Michigan State?

No. 2 Duke hits the road for the first time this season, heading to Chicago for the 13th annual Champions Classic. The Blue Devils will take on the 18th-ranked Spartans in a heavyweight battle, and The Chronicle's beat writers are here with their predictions on whether Duke will leave the Windy City with a win.

Jeremy Roach lifts the ball over a Dartmouth defender in Duke's Monday win.

Beats' picks: Will No. 2 Duke men's basketball stay undefeated at home under Scheyer against No. 12 Arizona?

The second-ranked Blue Devils stare down a daunting early season test Friday night against No. 12 Arizona at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Ahead of the action, The Chronicle's beat writers are here to offer their predictions about whether Duke can emerge victorious in the teams' first meeting since 2013.

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