9:00 PM ET, February 20, 2008
BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Looking to bounce back from their first conference loss, the Duke Blue Devils instead stumbled again.The Miami Hurricanes beat Duke (No. 4 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) for the first time in 45 years Wednesday, scoring 15 consecutive points to build a big lead early in the second half and holding on to win 96-95.Ranked No. 2 just last week, the Blue Devils (22-3 overall, 10-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) lost for the second time in four days.
What The Devil Is Going On?
After cruising through its first 23 games with a 22-1 record, Duke has suddenly hit a speed bump. In its last two games -- both losses -- Duke is scoring fewer points while allowing 24 more points per game. The Blue Devils' shooting percentage has also gone down while their opponents' has risen.
|1st 23 games||Last 2 games|
|Opp FG pct||42.9||51.2|
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||30-66 (.455)||35-61 (.574)|
|3P Made-Attempted||15-37 (.405)||7-14 (.500)|
|FT Made-Attempted||20-26 (.769)||19-28 (.679)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||25 (0/0)||24 (0/0)|