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Duke vs. Florida State Game Notes

Grayson Allen & Amile Jefferson | Photo: Chris Summerville

Who: Duke (22-7, 10-6) vs. Florida State (23-6, 11-5)
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN
Where: Durham, N.C. – Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)

DUKE BLUE DEVILS

Record 22-7 (10-6 ACC)
Rankings (AP/Coaches) 17/14
Last Game L, 50-55 at Miami (2/25/17)
Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski (Army, ‘69)
Career Record 1,065-328/42nd Season
Duke Record 992-269/37th Season

FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES

Record 23-6 (11-5 ACC)
Rankings (AP/Coaches) 15/17
Last Game W, 76-74 at Clemson (2/25/17)
Head Coach Leonard Hamilton (Tennessee Martin, ‘71)
Career Record 479-403/29th Season
Florida State Record 279-193/15th Season

THE OPENING TIP

  • Duke will host Florida State on Tuesday in the final home game for seniors Amile Jefferson, Matt Jones and Nick Pagliuca.
  • Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski has won an ACC-record 227 league games on his home court. Duke is 124-8 (.939) overall at home this decade.
  • With rotation players having combined to miss 43 games due to injury this season, Duke has utilized 10 different starting lineups. No group has started more than nine games together.
  • For the first time since 2013, Duke has two active 1,000-point scorers in Grayson Allen (1,321) and Luke Kennard (1,003). Jefferson needs four points to reach 1,000 for his career.
  • Duke ranks second in the ACC with an average of 9.1 three-pointers per game in league play. On average, Duke outscores opponents by 10.6 points from three-point territory on the year.
  • Kennard ranks third in the ACC with an average of 35.3 minutes per game. Despite the workload, he leads the ACC in three-point percentage (.456) and ranks second in scoring (19.9).
  • Jefferson has blocked a career-high 42 shots this season and needs five blocks to move into a tie for 10th place on Duke’s career list (120).
  • Jayson Tatum (16.1 points, 7.3 rebounds) is making a bid to join Jabari Parker and Jahlil Okafor as the only freshmen to average 15+ points and 7+ rebounds under Coach K.
  • Allen, Kennard and Tatum all shoot better than 80 percent from the line this season for a Duke team that is shooting .752 as a unit.