Duke's Michael Rothenberg rips a triple against Florida State (Aaron Fitt)

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Duke’s Latest Resurrection Act Takes Center Stage

CHARLOTTE — Duke has pulled this trick before — in the very recent past, in fact.

In 2019, the Blue Devils dropped 10 out of 12 games midway through the season and found themselves buried in a 3-9 hole in the ACC in the first week of April. Their postseason chances looked shot. And then they won 14 of their next 16 to cruise into the postseason and reach their second consecutive super regional.

“Yeah, you left us for dead in early April — I remember you writing that,” Pollard quipped, lobbing[…]

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