The Blue Devils open with Delaware State, the Champions of the MEAC conference. Should Duke avoid the biggest upset in the history of the NCAA Tournament, it would be on to the winner of the 8/9 game, which pits Stanford and Mississippi State against one another.
Also in the top half of the bracket lurks Michigan State and Syracuse. The Orange has been playing well lately while the Spartans pushed Duke to the limit in Cameron early in the season.
The bottom of the bracket features Utah and All-American center Andrew Bogut as the six seed. The three seed is Oklahoma, which took Duke to the wire at Madison Square Garden midway through the season. The second seed is the Kentucky Wildcats.