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Duke vs NC State Notes and Numbers, 1/23/17

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Duke (15-4, 3-3) vs. NC State (13-7, 2-5)
When: Jan. 23, 2017 – 7:00 PM (ET)
Where: Cameron Indoor Stadium
Watch Live: ESPN
Listen Live: Blue Devil IMG Sports Network
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Notes and Numbers

  • No. 18 Duke looks to remain undefeated at home when it hosts NC State on ESPN’s Big Monday. Duke has won 15 in a row against unranked teams at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
  • Duke has utilized seven different starting lineups in 19 games this season and has played only five halves on the year with every player available.
  • Led by Luke Kennard (19.7), Duke has five players averaging double figures. Duke has an effective field goal percentage of .548 and ranks 15th nationally in offensive efficiency (119.3).
  • Kennard and Jayson Tatum score a combined 36.2 points per game, making them the second-highest scoring duo in the ACC. They shoot a combined .866 from the free throw line.
  • Kennard leads the ACC in minutes played, averaging 35.1 per game. Despite his heavy workload, he has the best field goal percentage (.529) among ACC guards.
  • Grayson Allen has assumed primary point guard duties in Duke’s reconfigured rotation. In ACC games, he ranks third in the league with an average of 5.6 assists per game.
  • Tatum is the third-leading freshman scorer in ACC play with an average of 17.5 per night. He is second among rookies in steals per game (1.8) in ACC action.
  • Matt Jones is 12-of-24 (.500) from outside the arc in Duke’s last five games.
  • Duke is 9-1 this season and 34-3 in his career when Amile Jefferson has a team-high in rebounds.