3:30 PM ET, February 28, 2009
Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, VA
BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Kyle Singler stood on the end line trying to inbound the ball late in a tight game and suddenly found himself reaching back for his days as a high school quarterback.Seeing Greg Paulus waving at him and wide open on the other end of the floor, Singler threw a long pass that Paulus took in for an easy layup on Saturday, one of several critical second-half plays for Singler that helped boost No. 7 Duke past Virginia Tech, 72-65.
• Kyle Singler and Gerald Henderson led the Blue Devils with 21 points, helping Duke hang on for the win.
• The Hokies dropped to 2-9 in the last two seasons against ranked teams.
• Duke is now 10-4 in ACC play, and has won at least 10 conference games in 12 of the last 13 seasons.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-59 (.424)||23-56 (.411)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-20 (.300)||4-16 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||16-20 (.800)||15-18 (.833)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (1/0)||20 (0/0)|
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Atlantic Coast Conference Standings
|TEAM||CONF W-L||TOTAL W-L|
|#5 North Carolina||13-3||28-4|
|#14 Wake Forest||11-5||24-6|
|#25 Florida State||10-6||25-9|
|North Carolina State||6-10||16-14|
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