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Next Up - Florida State

Next up for Duke is Florida State, and the Seminoles are no secret: they always start on the defensive end, and their defense is as good as anyone's anywhere.

Duke vs. FSU: 4:00, 1/21 ESPN

They're also an intensely physical team with a ton of size: between Bernard James, Xavier Gibson, Jon Kreft and Kiel Turpin, they go 6-10/240, 6-11/250, 7-0/260 and 7-0/225.

Terrence Shannon is 6-8 and 240.

The three primary guards are all 6-5.  That's a huge team.

And they're deep too, with 10 guys getting double digit minutes and one more close.

Michael Snaer, Ian Miller and Bernard James all average double figures.

James in particular is an interesting figure.  A vet, he is about 25 and is playing well enough in his senior year to warrant some pro interest.

Yet offensively, no one can get past Devidas Dulkys, the 6-5 Lithuanian who utterly torched the Heels the other day and changed the direction of their season.

Dulkys, despite averaging just 7.6 (it was less before that outburst), shot beautifully from the field and got inside as well.  No one will ever take him lightly again.

Look at his last five games to see how unusual that outburst was.  Yet against Virginia Tech, he had six rebounds and five blocks.