Duke should have a little easier assignment when it takes the floor at Cameron Indoor Stadium tonight.
Albany coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson was an assistant under Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie at Michigan State from 2000-02.
It will be the first meeting between the two teams.
Duke has won 36 straight December home games.
No. 5 Duke vs. Albany
[Thursday, 7 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium]
Audio: WDNC 620.
Records: Duke 9-0; Albany 6-2.
Coaches’ records — Duke: Joanne P. McCallie 407-170, 91-22 at Duke; Albany: Katie Abrahamson-Henderson 101-63, 6-2 at Albany.
Leading scorers — Duke: Jasmine Thomas 15.3; Albany: Ebone Henry 15.3.
Leading rebounders — Duke: Krystal Thomas 8.8; Albany: Julie Forster 11.0
Assist leaders — Duke: Jasmine Thomas 3.8; Albany: Felicia Johnson 3.9.