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Ryan Kelly
Game Day: vs. Kansas, Nov. 23, 10 PM, ESPN
Wednesday 11/23/2011  -  Duke Sports Information
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Game 7 l EA Sports Maui Invitational Championship Game
Duke (6-0) vs. Kansas (3-1)
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 l 10:00 p.m. (ET) l ESPN


The Opening Tip
• Duke (6-0) faces Kansas (3-1) on Wednesday, Nov. 23 at the Lahaina Civic Center in the championship game of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Tipoff is set for 10:00 p.m. (ET).
• The game will be televised by ESPN with Sean McDonough (play-by-play), Bill Raftery (analyst) and Jay Bilas (analyst) calling the contest.
• Duke is ranked No. 6 in both the AP Poll and the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll. Kansas is ranked No. 14 in both polls.
• Duke topped Belmont (77-76), Tennessee (77-67) and Michigan (82-75) to reach the finals of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Kansas advanced with wins over Towson, Georgetown and UCLA.
• The Blue Devils are 15-0 all-time in the Maui Invitational, including a 14-0 mark at the Lahaina Civic Center. Duke has won Maui Invitational titles in 1992, 1997, 2001 and 2007.

Duke-Kansas Series
• Duke leads the all-time series, 6-2, will all eight games coming under Mike Krzyzewski.
• Five of the eight games between the two schools have come in the NCAA Tournament.
• Duke claimed its first NCAA Championship with a 72-65 win over Kansas on April 1, 1991.
• Seven of the eight games in the series have been decided by 10 points or less.
• Duke and Kansas are two of the four winningest programs in NCAA history. The two programs have 3,990 wins combined.

Duke vs. the Big 12
• Duke is 21-3 all-time against teams currently in the Big 12 conference, including a 21-2 mark under Coach K.
• Duke has won seven straight games against Big 12 opponents.

Numbers Game
• Duke is 14-0 all-time at the Lahaina Civic Center with 10 of the victories coming by 10 or more points.
• Duke is 33-2 in neutral site contests since the start of the 2008-09 season. The Blue Devils have won one NCAA Championship, three ACC titles and three in-season tournaments in that span.
• The Blue Devils have won 14 consecutive non-postseason (ACC & NCAA Tournaments excluded) neutral site contests.
• The Blue Devils have won 29 of their last 31 non-conference contests. Duke is 57-6 in non-league games since the start of the 2008-09 season.
• Duke has won 34 consecutive games in November, dating back to a 73-62 loss to Marquette in the championship game of the 2006 CBE Classic. The Blue Devils are 114-10 all-time in the month of November under Coach K.
• Duke is 102-28 all-time when ranked No. 6 in the AP poll. The Blue Devils have won nine straight games when ranked sixth overall.
Seth Curry has scored in double figures in all six games this season and is averaging a team-high 16.2 points per game. He is 14-of-24 from three-point range this season and now has 78 three-point field goals in 43 games a Blue Devil. Curry ranks second in the Duke record books with a .456 three-point field goal percentage (78-of-171).
• Five Blue Devils (Seth Curry, Austin Rivers, Ryan Kelly, Andre Dawkins and Mason Plumlee) are averaging over 10.0 points per game.
• Duke’s post rotation of Ryan Kelly, Mason Plumlee and Miles Plumlee combine to average 30.7 points and 20.5 rebounds per game. The trio is also shooting 59.6 percent (62-of-104) from the field on the year.
Ryan Kelly has scored in double figures in five of Duke’s six games this season. Duke is 14-0 when Kelly scores 10 or more points in a contest.
• Duke is averaging 30.3 free throw attempts per game. The Blue Devils have made 20 more free throw than their opponents have attempted on the year.
Austin Rivers has scored in double-figures in five of Duke’s six games this season. He ranks second on the team in scoring (15.2 ppg.), field goals (29), assists (15) and steals (8).
• Duke has shot over 50.0 percent from the field in three of six games this season. The Blue Devils are shooting an ACC-best 51.3 percent (157-of-306) from the field through six games.
• The Blue Devils have had four or more double-figure scorers in five of six games.
Seth Curry is 11-of-17 (.647) from the field in two games at the Lahaina Civic Center. He is averaging 17.0 points and 2.0 three-point field goals per game in the last two games.
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