The Gopher men’s basketball team dropped its first game of the season, losing to fifth-ranked Duke 89-71. Seth Curry poured in 25 points to lead the Blue Devils past Minnesota in round-one of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Rodney Williams had 16 points for the Gophers, who play Memphis today. It was the Gophers’ first loss of the season. They’re now 4-and-1.