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Duke vs. Pittsburgh Game Notes

Coach K | Photo: Chris Summerville

Who: No. 7 Duke (13-2) vs. NC State State (8-8)
When: Wed., Jan. 10, 2017 at 7 p.m. ET
Where: Pittsburgh, PA / Peterson Events Center
TV: ESPN2

DUKE BLUE DEVILS

Head Coach: Mike Krzyzewski (Army ‘69)
Career Record: 1,084-332 (43rd season)
Record at Duke: 1,011-273 (38th season)

NC STATE WOLFPACK

Head Coach: Mike Krzyzewski (Army ‘69)
Career Record: 1,084-332 (43rd season)
Record at Duke: 1,011-273 (38th season)

THE SERIES

Overall: 17th meeting; Duke leads, 9-7
In Durham: Duke leads, 4-3
In Pittsburgh: Duke leads, 4-3
At neutral sites: Tied, 1-1
Current streak: Duke, W1
Coach K vs. Pitt: 3-2 (3-2 at Duke)

THE OPENING TIP

  • No. 7 Duke continues its early ACC road stretch with a 7 p.m. match-up Wednesday night at Pitt. Of the Blue Devils’ first six conference games, four are away from Cameron.
  • Head coach Mike Krzyzewski is looking for his 500th win away from Cameron Indoor Stadium. Coach K’s road/neutral record while at Duke is 499-210 (.704).
  • The Blue Devils are the only team ranked among the NCAA’s top 10 in scoring (93.9; 2nd), rebounds (44.4; 1st) and assists (20.0; 2nd).
  • The Blue Devils are also second nationally in rebound margin (+12.1) and sixth in field goal pct. (.513).
  • Marvin Bagley III leads the ACC in scoring (22.5) and rebounding (11.5) and is tied for second in the NCAA in double-doubles (12).
  • Trevon Duval leads the ACC in assists (6.47), while Grayson Allen leads in the league in threes per game (2.80).
  • Allen has been named one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award, presented annually to the senior who excels both on and off the court.
  • With 1,676 career points, Allen is 22nd on Duke’s career list, and 17th among active NCAA players in career scoring. Allen, who is the ACC’s active scoring leader, is on pace to finish his career as Duke’s 12th 2,000-point scorer.
  • Duke remains No. 1 in the RPI, while its fourth-ranked strength of schedule is the best of any team in the RPI’s top 30.