The freshman point guard had 11 of the Blue Devils’ school-record 34 assists in a 124-67 rout of St. Francis (Pa.) on Tuesday night.
Duke got a boost from sophomore Javin DeLaurier, who scored a career-high 13 points.
The Blue Devils (8-0) were atop all 65 ballots in results released Monday.
Florida led by as many as 17 points midway through the second half.
Duke trailed 17-3 after Wake Forest scored on a 43-yard touchdown pass.
Duke trailed by as many as eight points but took control midway through the second half.
Trevon Duval had a season-best 18 points.
Arizona was the only other team to receive a No. 1 nod.
Daniel Jones completed 18 of 26 passes for 177 yards and ran for 91 yards.
The Blue Devils wrap up their quick home stand Monday night against Furman.