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Luke DeCock

Jeff Capel back on bench as Duke mourns his father

Jeff Capel the elder wasn't part of Duke's coaching staff. He was just a presence, a part of the family, a basketball coach comfortable among other coaches. He was the father of a former player, the father of an assistant coach, a North Carolina basketball icon who was at home around any team, especially his son's.

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Duke overcomes sluggish start to beat Southern 78-61

After coming off a big win over No. 2 Michigan State on Tuesday, the expectation coming into Friday’s game was that the Duke Blue Devils should easily take care of business against Southern, which had lost three games to start its young season. But that wasn’t the case.