9:00 PM ET, March 6, 2010
Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina
No. 4 Duke puts away North Carolina to clinch top spot in ACC tourney
DURHAM, N.C. -- Jon Scheyer stood near midcourt after his home finale at Duke. As he soaked it all in, he couldn't help but crack a wry smile."I was just trying to remember that moment, that picture in my head," Scheyer said.Nobody else affiliated with the fourth-ranked Blue Devils will forget this night, either.Not after an 82-50 rout of North Carolina on Saturday that marked their most one-sided home win in college basketball's fiercest rivalry and gave them a share of their 12th Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title.
• Kyle Singler, Jon Scheyer and Nolan Smith combined for 65 of Duke's 82 points, as the Blue Devils swept the regular-season series from North Carolina for the first time since 2004.
• The win extended the Blue Devils' home win streak to 19 games and snapped a four-game home losing streak to UNC.
• The Tar Heels closed out the regular season with a 2-6 record in ACC road games.
• In their two games against Duke this season, North Carolina shot a combined 36 of 105 from the field.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||16-48 (.333)||26-57 (.456)|
|3P Made-Attempted||1-5 (.200)||8-21 (.381)|
|FT Made-Attempted||17-26 (.654)||22-23 (.957)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||16 (0/0)||22 (0/0)|