7:00 PM ET, January 19, 2011
PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina
Katz: Duke is targeted
Duke is the only elite team in the ACC, so the Blue Devils face the top performances from teams desperate for a marquee win, writes Andy Katz. Blog
• Duke is 17-1 for the 10th time in school history and for the fourth time in the past six seasons.
• The win was also the team's 23rd straight in the state of North Carolina.
• Kyle Singler (18 points, 9 rebounds) moved into seventh on Duke's all-time scoring list with 2,086. He's 50 points behind Mike Alarie.
• The Blue Devils avoided losing back-to-back games to N.C. State for the first time since the 1994-95 season.
• Nolan Smith led all scorers with 22 points and is averaging 24.3 points a game over his last nine games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||34-67 (.507)||25-68 (.368)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-23 (.304)||5-11 (.455)|
|FT Made-Attempted||17-22 (.773)||23-30 (.767)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|