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After snapping 22-game losing streak, it's Duke's turn to celebrate

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DURHAM (AP) -- Students at Duke University are no longer ashamed to wear T-shirts that say "Duke football."

For the first time in nearly two years, the Blue Devils aren't bouncing back from a close loss or figuring out what went wrong during yet another rout. Instead, they're getting used to the joy of victory following their win at Northwestern.

Now, there's talk of a winning streak. Duke hasn't won two in a row since it beat Western Carolina and Rice in back-to-back weeks in September 2003.

Coach Ted Roof is warning his team not to get carried away with its rare victory, opening today's news conference by saying the 3-day-old win took place "a long time ago."

This week's opponent is Navy, and oddsmakers have made the Midshipmen a 12-point favorite.


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