1:30 PM ET, February 7, 2009
Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina
DURHAM, N.C. -- Everyone wondered how long it would take Duke to recover from its blowout loss at Clemson. It turned out the Blue Devils (No. 3 ESPN/USA Today, No. 4 AP) needed about a half to find themselves again.Duke trailed by 16 points in the second half before Gerald Henderson and David McClure sparked a comeback to beat Miami 78-75 in overtime Saturday, sending the Blue Devils into next week's rivalry game against North Carolina with some restored confidence.
• Duke overcame a 13-point halftime deficit, using a 14-0 second half run to take the lead. A long 3-pointer by Jack McClinton with 15 seconds remaining sent the game into overtime.
• The Blue Devils pulled it out in overtime, reaching 20 wins for the 13th straight season.
• Jon Scheyer led Duke with 22 points. The Blue Devils are 5-0 this season when Scheyer scores 20 or more. Gerald Henderson added 19 points and surpassed 1,000 career points.
• Miami is 1-7 vs. Duke since joining the ACC.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||27-57 (.474)||25-76 (.329)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-15 (.600)||12-39 (.308)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-16 (.750)||16-22 (.727)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||19 (0/0)|
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ACC Conference Standings
|TEAM||CONF W-L||TOTAL W-L|
|#4 North Carolina||13-3||28-4|
|#6 Wake Forest||11-5||24-6|
|North Carolina State||6-10||16-14|
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