Duke vs. Notre Dame Game Notes

Wendell Carter Jr. | Photo: Chris Summerville

Who: No. 4 Duke (18-3) vs. Notre Dame (13-8)
When: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018 at 7 p.m. ET
Where: Durham, NC / Cameron Indoor Stadium
TV: ESPN

DUKE BLUE DEVILS

Head Coach: Mike Krzyzewski (Army ‘69)
Career Record: 1,089-333 (43rd season)
Record at Duke: 1,016-274 (38th season)

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH

Head Coach: Mike Brey (George Washington ‘82)
Career Record: 494-247 (23rd season)
Record at Notre Dame: 395-195 (18th season)

THE SERIES

Overall: 30th meeting; Duke leads, 22-7
In Durham: Duke leads, 7-1 (7-1 at Cameron Indoor)
In South Bend: Duke leads, 5-4
At neutral sites: Duke leads, 10-2
Current streak: Duke, W2
Coach K vs. Notre Dame: 15-6 (15-6 at Duke)

THE OPENING TIP

    • Duke and Notre Dame continue ESPN’s Big Monday schedule when the ACC rivals meet at Cameron Indoor Stadium for the 30th time.
    • The Blue Devils are 22-7 all-time versus the Fighting Irish and have won two straight, including a 75-69 win in last season’s ACC Tournament championship game in Brooklyn.
    • Duke is the only team ranked among the NCAA’s top 10 in scoring (90.3; t-1st), rebounds (43.1; 2nd) and assists (19.0; 3rd). The Blue Devils are also fourth nationally in rebound margin (+10.5), ninth in field goal percentage (.509), and eighth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.6).
    • Marvin Bagley III leads the ACC in scoring (22.0) and rebounding (11.6) and is second in the NCAA in double-doubles (17). Trevon Duval leads the ACC in assists (6.1), while Grayson Allen is third in the league in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.53) and Gary Trent, Jr., is fourth in the ACC in three-point field goal percentage (.422).
    • Bagley is one of just two players nationally averaging 20.0+ points and 10.0+ rebounds and the only player nationally averaging 22.0+ and 11.0+.
    • Trent, last week’s ACC Rookie (and co-Player) of the Week, has reached double figures in 10 of the last 11 games, including a career-high 30 at Miami. He is 39 for his last 77 from three-point range (.506).
    • Freshman Wendell Carter, Jr., has 10 double-doubles this season, including one in two straight and four of his last five games. He’s led Duke on the boards in four straight.

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