A duke (male) or duchess (female) can either be a monarch ruling over a duchy or a member of royalty or nobility, historically of highest rank below the monarch.
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Duke leapfrogs Kansas for No. 1 in latest AP Top 25 poll

Granted, it was one game. And Duke (2-0) didn't look nearly so dazzling Sunday at home against Army . But that one performance caused a major voting shift, even with now-No. 2 Kansas earning a quality win of its own against then-No. 10 Michigan State ...

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CBSSports.com

College basketball rankings: Why Duke jumped preseason No. 1 Kansas to take ...

2 in the second week of the 2018-19 rankings despite being undefeated. After thrashing Kentucky 118-84 in the season-opener on Nov. 6, 2-0 Duke is now the No. 1 team in America. The Blue Devils also beat Army over the weekend. Kentucky falls from No.

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Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

After rout of Kentucky, Duke's freshmen pick up where they left off

Five days after smashing Kentucky in the Champions Classic, Duke's trio of freshmen stars got right back to business on Sunday night, taking care of Army 94-72. Zion Williamson picked up where he left off in Indianapolis, scoring 27 points and grabbing ...

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Tucson News Now

Duke leapfrogs Kansas for No. 1 in latest AP Top 25 poll

Duke (2-0) claimed 48 of 65 first-place votes after beating then-No. 2 Kentucky by 34 points in the Champions Classic to open the season, the program's most lopsided win against a top-5 opponent. The Blue Devils followed that with a win Sunday against ...

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