Another scheduling note from another school, as Duke prepares to announce its own official schedule in the middle of August: Loyola (Maryland) will travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium for a date with the Blue Devils Jan. 31 at 4 p.m. on espn2, two days after the Greyhounds play N.C. State in Raleigh. Loyola, which played Kansas in Phog Allen Field House last year, is coming off of a 19-14 season and first-round exit in the MAAC tournament.
OTHER NON-CONFERENCE GAMES: Xavier at the Meadowlands, Georgetown and Davidson in Cameron, Coaches vs. Cancer in Madison Square Garden, Duquesne at Cameron Nov. 28 and Purdue in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge. Duke will also continue its series with St. John’s.
–by Ben Cohen