Team preview: Duke

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Mike Krzyzewski bristled a little bit last spring when a writer asked him if his program had lost some of its "mystique."

The Duke coach responded by quoting a factoid that he had found reading the Texas notes before his second-round NCAA game with the Big 12 powerhouse. The Longhorns were boasting of being one of three schools to reach the Sweet 16 five times in the last seven years. The other two -- Kansas and Duke.