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Duke vs. NC State Game Notes

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GAME INFORMATION

  • Who: NC State Wolfpack (18-7) vs. No. 2 Duke Blue Devils (22-2)
  • When: Feb. 16 at 6pm
  • Where: Cameron Indoor Stadium / Durham, NC

MEDIA INFORMATION

  • TV: ESPN (Bob Wischusen/Dick Vitale/Allison Williams)
  • Stream: WatchESPN
  • Radio: Blue Devil IMG Sports Network (David Shumate/John Roth)
  • Satellite Radio: Sirius/XM: 81 / 81 (Duke)

THE SERIES

  • Overall: 248th meeting; Duke leads, 146-101
  • In Durham: Duke leads, 63-30 (50-26 at Cameron Indoor)
  • In Raleigh: Duke leads, 47-42
  • At neutral sites: Duke leads, 23-17
  • Current streak: NC State, W2
  • Coach K vs. NC State: 54-24

TRENDING

  • Long-time rivals meeting for the 248th time, No. 2 Duke welcomes NC State to Cameron Indoor Saturday night.
  • The Blue Devils have won eight straight overall and sit in sole possession of first place in the ACC.
  • Duke’s 10-1 record in ACC play marks its 11th start of 10-1 or better under head coach Mike Krzyzewski, and its best ACC start since the 2010-11 season.
  • Freshman R.J. Barrett, who leads the ACC in scoring at 22.7 points, is seventh on Duke’s single-season freshman scoring list (544). He is 150 points shy of the Duke freshman record.
  • Freshman Zion Williamson is second in the ACC in scoring at 22.0 points. He and Barrett are the highest scoring duo in the country this season at 44.7 points per game.
  • Williamson is the nation’s only player averaging 20.0+ points and shooting .650+ from the field.
  • Barrett (22 games) and Williamson (23) are the fastest Duke freshmen in history to score 500 points. Barrett was the second fastest player in any season under Coach K to 500 points (J.J. Redick, 19 games, 2005-06).
  • Williamson needs two more blocked shots to become just the third Blue Devil in history to record 50+ steals and 50+ blocks in the same season, joining National Defensive Players of the Year Shane Battier and Shelden Williams.
  • Freshman Cam Reddish is third in the ACC in threes per game with 2.74. He’s averaging 19.8 points and 4.3 made threes over Duke’s last four games.
  • At No. 1 overall in KenPom’s ranking, Duke is joined by Virginia as the only teams ranked in the top five for both offensive and defensive efficiency.