Report: Duke May Play in NCAA Tournament If Selected At-Large or as Replacement

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Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski calls to players during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski calls to players during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Duke could reportedly still play in its 25th consecutive NCAA tournament with an at-large bid or as a COVID-19 replacement team after it withdrew from the ACC tournament because of a positive coronavirus test.

Although Blue Devils athletic director Kevin White said the decision would "end our 2020-21 season," ESPN's Rece Davis reported Saturday that outlook has now changed, with the team getting prepared for a possible return if selected to the March Madness field.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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