Duke is coming off a good win against Virginia Tech and now head back to Cameron Indoor Stadium to play the Miami Hurricanes on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Devils are in a three-way tie with the UNC Tar Holes and Florida State for first place in the ACC (6-1). Miami is sixth in the ACC (4-3). However, Miami has won four out of their last five games, one of those games being a double overtime win against fellow ACC team Maryland back on Wednesday.
With a win over Miami on Sunday, it will be Duke’s 16th consecutive season with at least 20 wins. The game will be televised on ESPNU with the tip-off being around 3:00 PM EST.
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- Tomorrow’s game will mark Duke’s 18th meeting with Miami.
- The Dukies lead the all-time series record. They are 15-2 against the Canes, including 7-0 at home against them.
- Since Miami joined the ACC, Duke has won 11 out of the last 12 games.
- In 12 out of their 17 meetings against Miami, Duke has scored more than 80 points.
- As the head coach of the Blue Devils, Mike Krzyzewski has only lost once to the Canes. This defeat came on February 20, 2008 as the Dukies lost 96-95.
- Duke has been ranked in the top 10 of the AP Poll for 87 straight weeks. That is the third-longest streak in NCAA history.
- The Blue Devils are one of seven teams in the NCAA with five or more players averaging 10 or more points per game.
- If Duke wins against Miami on Sunday, it will mark Duke’s 16th consecutive season with 20 or more wins. The Blue Devils have won 20 or more games 26 times under Coach K.
- The Blue Devils rank 11th in the NCAA in scoring at 80 points per game, despite the fact that they have faced seven opponents this season that rank in the top 50 in the NCAA in scoring defense.