Duke vs. Davidson Nov. 8, 2013 (7 p.m.) Durham, N.C. (Cameron Indoor Stadium)
ESPNU Play-by-Play: Dave O'Brien Analyst: Doris Burke
Blue Devil IMG Sports Network Play-by-Play: Bob Harris Analyst: John Roth
The Opening Tip • Duke opens the 2013-14 season against Davidson at Cameron Indoor Stadium Friday,Nov. 8. The Blue Devils are 79-29 all-time in season openers. • Duke is ranked No. 4 in both the AP and USA Today Coaches’ Polls. The Blue Devils are 54-11 all-time when ranked No. 4 in the AP Poll. • The Blue Devils have won 24 straight meetings with Davidson and the last 15 meetings between the two schools at Cameron Indoor Stadium. • Duke has won an NCAA-best 101 consecutive non-conference home games. • Duke enters its 109th season of basketball with a 2,001-840 record, marking the fourth-most wins in NCAA history. • Mike Krzyzewski has led the Blue Devils to 17 consecutive seasons with 20 or more wins, the longest active streak in the NCAA.
The Last Time Out • Duke topped defending Division II national champion Drury, 81-65, in exhibition play Saturday, Nov. 2. The Blue Devils outscored the Panthers, 47-27, in the second half of play to overcome a four-point halftime deficit. • Rodney Hood paced Duke with 21 points, nine rebounds and four assists. He was 8-of-14 from the field in 36 minutes of action. • Sophomore Amile Jefferson also had a big game with 13 points, 16 rebounds (eight offensive) and four assists. • Quinn Cook and Jabari Parker tallied 13 points apiece in the win, with Cook delivering nine points during a 17-4 second half run to put the Blue Devils in command. • After a slow start, Duke shot 51.5 percent (17-of-33) from the field in the second half of play.