Duke Basketball: Keys to Beating the Santa Clara Broncos on Saturday

From Bleacher Report - College Basketball
December 28, 2012 - 2:43pm

When the Duke Blue Devils take the court on Saturday afternoon at Cameron Indoor Stadium, they will be looking for their 12th consecutive victory to open the 2012-13 college basketball season.Their opponent, however, is a worthy opponent in the Santa Clara Broncos, out of the West Coast Conference, who have opened the season with an 11-2 record.Duke will be Santa Clara's first ranked opponent of the season, and playing the Blue Devils should give them an idea of what it will take to beat one of the top teams in the country.On the flip side, Santa Clara will provide Duke with a good warm-up game before conference play kicks off next week. They will be Duke's first real test since the Blue Devils beat the Ohio State Buckeyes back on November 28.The Broncos shouldn't pose too much of a threat to the top-ranked Blue Devils, but they shouldn't be taken too lightly either.Santa Clara uses a ba...

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