What are publications outside of North Dakota saying about the Bison before their matchup with Duke?

North Dakota State Bison guard Sam Griesel (5) dribbles passed North Carolina Central Eagles guard Randy Miller Jr. (11) in the first half in the First Four of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Dayton Arena. Rick Osentoski / USA TODAY Sports
North Dakota State Bison guard Sam Griesel (5) dribbles passed North Carolina Central Eagles guard Randy Miller Jr. (11) in the first half in the First Four of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Dayton Arena. Rick Osentoski / USA TODAY Sports

Duke's head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski isn't calling this game an automatic win for the Blue Devils.

Duke's Coach K on the possibility of being upset in the NCAA

David Wilson at the Herald-Sun in Durham, N.C., had some fun talking about the casual dress of Bison coach David Richman during the Bison's First Four game against North Carolina Central...

North Dakota State coach keeps it casual with T-shirt under blazer at NCAA Tournament

... But, of course, Wilson gave some background on the meaning behind it.

North Dakota State coach honors 11-year-old cancer patient during First Four matchup

Kaelen Jones from Sports Illustrated wrote a short piece about Duke being a HUGE favorite against the Bison, but emphasized that it isn't the largest spread ever seen in the tournament.

How Much Is Duke Favored by Against North Dakota State in NCAA Tournament?

VegasOdds.com wrote about the heavy favorite that Duke is, but gave a preview on some of the Bison's strengths.

North Dakota State Bison vs. Duke Blue Devils Preview & Picks