Who: No. 7 Duke (15-2) vs. No. 18 Miami (13-3)
When: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018 at 7 p.m. ET
Where: Coral Gables, FL / Bank United Center
DUKE BLUE DEVILS
Head Coach: Mike Krzyzewski (Army ‘69)
Career Record: 1,086-332 (43rd season)
Record at Duke: 1,013-273 (38th season)
NC STATE WOLFPACK
Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence ‘71)
Career Record: 622-406 (34th season)
Record at Miami: 152-72 (7th season)
Overall: 26th meeting; Duke leads, 18-7
In Durham: Duke leads, 9-2
In Coral Gables: Duke leads, 7-5
At neutral sites: Duke leads, 2-0
Current streak: Miami, W1
Coach K vs. Miami: 18-6 (18-6 at Duke)
THE OPENING TIP
- Winner of two straight and four of five, No. 7 Duke tips off ESPN’s Big Monday slate with an ACC battle at Miami.
- Monday’s game marks the Blue Devils’ fourth ACC road game this season. Including Monday, Duke will have played eight of its last 12 ACC games away from Cameron Indoor.
- The Blue Devils are the only team ranked among the NCAA’s top 10 in scoring (93.2; 2nd), rebounds (44.1; 2nd) and assists (19.9; 2nd). The Blue Devils are also second nationally in rebound margin (+11.6), fourth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.73), and seventh in field goal pct. (.511).
- Marvin Bagley III leads the ACC in scoring (22.5) and rebounding (11.7) and is tied for second in the NCAA in double-doubles (14). Trevon Duval leads the ACC in assists (6.24), while Grayson Allen is second in the league in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.96).
- Bagley has already set the ACC freshman record for 30-point games (five). He is one just four players nationally that are averaging 20.0+ points and 10.0+ rebounds and the only player nationally averaging 22.0+ and 11.0+.
- Of Duke’s 24 double-doubles this season, 23 have come from freshmen, which extends a school record. Bagley has tied Duke’s freshmen record for double-doubles (14).
- Freshman Gary Trent, Jr. has reached double figures in six straight games, including six made three-pointers against both Boston College and Wake Forest.
- Grayson Allen’s next win will be his 100th as a Blue Devil.