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Kansas Is Exposing The Issues With Duke's Zone

Bill Self crouching next to the Kansas bench.

LAWRENCE, KS - JANUARY 19: Head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks watches from the bench during the game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Allen Fieldhouse on January 19, 2015 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

It took them a little while, but Kansas is finally starting to expose the issues with Duke's 1-3-1 zone.

The Jayhawks and the Blue Devils are a couple of minutes into the second half of their Elite Eight contest. Bill Self's squad is starting to heat up.

Kansas has jumped out to a 44-39 lead. The Jayhawks are getting into the middle of Duke's zone and dishing the ball out to wide-open shooters, who are having no problems knocking down shots.

It's danger time for Coach K and Co.

Duke has not been good in man-to-man defense this season, but will the Blue Devils stick with this zone the rest of the game?

There's a long way to go, but Duke is in trouble.

The game is on CBS.

The winner advances to the Final Four to play Villanova.