No. 4 Duke Visits No. 5 Loyola in Another Top Five Matchup

Last Time They Met
Freshman Case Matheis picked up a ground ball and threw it in the net with 1:40 remaining in the second overtime to lift Duke to the 12-11 victory over Loyola in the NCAA Tournament first round ... The win launched Duke to its second NCAA title ... Matheis finished with three goals for the Blue Devils, while David Lawson had a goal and three assists ... Kyle Turri made 13 saves ... For Loyola, Zach Herreweyers had three goals and Justin Ward dished out five assists ... Runkel was outstanding in making 22 saves.

A Win Over Loyola Would
Make Duke 200-122 in the month of March
Give head coach John Danowski his 335th career victory and 116th at Duke
Be the program's 496th victory
Be Duke's 139th win since 2005
Be Duke's 79th win over a top 20 foe since 2006

Duke in the Month of March
Duke is 199-123 all time in the month of March and an impressive 42-10 since 2007 ... Six of Duke's 10 losses in March have come against Maryland (4) and Loyola (2).

On the Road
Since 2007, the Blue Devils are 20-7 in games played on an opponent's campus ... The Blue Devils are 0-1 this season after the loss at Maryland ... Duke is 4-4 overall against Loyola in Baltimore.

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