How to watch, listen or stream
Game Time: 1 p.m. ET
Radio: 106.7 WJFK FM (Georgetown) || Duke IMG Sports Network (Duke) || Duke Affiliates
Live Stream: Streaming is available via the WatchESPN app where available.
Odds: Duke opened as a 6-point favorite against Georgetown via OddsShark.
Other spreads can be found at 5.5 points.
Records ATS: Georgetown is a hearty 2-1 thus far this season ATS, while Duke isn't to be trusted.
The Blue Devils are toting an 0-3 record ATS in the 2015-16 season.
That means one of two things: They're either due, or their losing ways are set to continue.
O/U: The o/u for this matchup opens up at 150. On BetDSI, it can be found at 147.
Moneylines: On OddsShark, moneylines can be had at +190 for Georgetown and -233 for Duke.
Elsewhere, Georgetown's moneylines are at +220 (BetOnline, SPORTS Betting), +230 (5Dimes), +225 (topbet), +205 (BetDSI), and +226 (sportbet).
Duke moneylines range from -260 (BetOnline), -250 (5Dimes), -265 (top beet), -245 (BetDSI), -260 (SPORTS Betting), and -254 (sportbet).
1) Duke's talented backcourt is coming into their own
The Blue Devils lost two talented guard in Tyus Jones and Quinn Cook after they led Duke to the 2015 National Championship. Grayson Allen and Derryck Thornton have started to come into their own and fill the void.
Allen and Thornton combined for 49 points and set career highs in scoring in Duke's 79-71 win over VCU on Friday. The duo is starting to build towards being one of the most dynamic, fun and athletic backcourts in the country.
Duke's guards can really shoot from the perimeter, too. They made eight 3-point shots in the win over VCU and players like Matt Jones and Brandon Ingram can make shots from deep too. The Duke offense has been ignited by a four-guard set and a motion offense that allows for the guards to drive in the lane to make plays.
If Duke's guards are getting into the paint, the Hoyas could be in some trouble.
2) Georgetown must play good defense
The Hoya defense was good, but not good enough in the loss Maryland. Georgetown's defense was great in the victory over Wisconsin back on Friday. Coach John Thompson III's group held the Badgers to 31.7 percent shooting and only allowed five 3-point makes in the victory after teams made 18 3-pointers in the two losses.
Players like Reggie Cameron, Jessie Govan and Isaac Copeland were vital on both sides of the ball in the win, especially defensively.
Georgetown did not allow Wisconsin's guards to beat them inside and forced them to take tough outside shots for most of the game. Many of the Badger players struggled to shoot and the Hoyas were able to come out with the win. If the Hoyas play well defensively, Duke could struggle to find offense.
For Georgetown to win, they need to keep the Blue Devil guards in check.
3) In the frontcourt, it is youth vs experience
Duke's frontcourt has been there and done that in their careers. Marshall Plumlee and Amile Jefferson are solid and consistent for Duke in the paint. Jefferson had seven rebounds in the win over VCU and has averaged a double-double this season. Plumlee did not play as much as he usually does against the Rams because Coach Mike Krzyzewski played small for most of the game.
However, Plumlee has averaged 7.5 rebounds a game this season and is always consistent defensively.
For Georgetown, Govan and Marcus Derrickson have had their moments of brilliance this season, but are still trying to develop into solid big men. They are very talented, but still need to make improvements. One thing is for sure, they will make an impact in this game.
Derrickson can shoot the ball well and will need to, especially is D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera struggles again. Govan is athletic and could be a factor down low, but if Duke sticks with their four guard lineup he might not play as much. Senior Bradley Hayes has experience solely based on class, not playing time.
He has been an offensive force at times this season, but had just four points and committed four turnovers against Wisconsin. Hayes needs to play well, but might not be as effective with Duke's smaller lineup.
The Hoyas and Blue Devils will have interesting matchups in the frontcourt. The Garden will rocking on Sunday as two of college basketball's top programs reunite in New York City.