Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 02/05/2014
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Duke 83, Wake Forest 63
Team Notes: • Duke improved its home win streak to 29 games, the longest active streak in the nation. Duke is 13-0 in Cameron Indoor Stadium this season after going 16-0 at home in 2012-13. • Duke hit 12-of-26 (.462) three-pointers, marking the third straight game and 13th time this season Duke has hit double-digit three-pointers. Duke is shooting 40-of-87 (.460) from three-point range during its current three-game streak. • Jabari Parker scored 21 points, giving Duke a 20-point scorer in 18 of 23 games. Duke has gotten 29 20-point games this season, including a team-leading 13 from Parker, eight from Rodney Hood (including one 30-point scorer), three from Quinn Cook and two each from Andre Dawkins and Rasheed Sulaimon. • Duke got 30 points from its bench for the second straight game. Andre Dawkins contributed 17 of those with four three-pointers. • Duke was whistled for 28 fouls, the second most this season and most since Duke was called for 29 against Kansas in the second game of the season. Despite the 28 fouls, Duke did not have a single player foul out. • Duke held Wake Forest without a field goal during a 7:36 stretch at the end of the first half, during which Duke went on a 20-3 run. The run erased a 28-26 Wake Forest lead and put Duke ahead 46-33 entering halftime. • Duke led at halftime for the 21st time this season. Duke has trailed at the break just once this season, 38-35 at Syracuse on Feb. 1. • Duke used the starting lineup of Rodney Hood, Amile Jefferson, Jabari Parker, Tyler Thornton and Rasheed Sulaimon for the second time this season. Parker has started all 23 games for Duke this season. • Duke defeated Wake Forest for the 15th straight time in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Duke has beaten the Demon Deacons by double digits in all 15 of those games. • Duke has had a 20-point scorer in nine consecutive meetings against Wake Forest. • Duke played its 241st consecutive game as a ranked team. The Blue Devils are 200-41 (.830) during that run, which began at the start of the 2007-08 season.
Quinn Cook • Hit a three-pointer in the 19th straight game. Cook’s 19-game streak is the second longest on the team, trailing only the 20-game tear by Rodney Hood.
Andre Dawkins • Scored in double figures for the 12th time this season and 43rd time in his career, finishing with 17 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field and 4-of-7 from three-point range. Dawkins has scored in double figures in nine of his past 14 games. • Duke is 11-1 this season and 40-3 all-time when Dawkins scores in double figures. • Scored nine consecutive Duke points during a stretch in the first half, hitting back-to-back three-pointers and 3-of-4 free throws. • Scored in double figures for the fourth straight game and fifth time in the past six games.
Rodney Hood • Snapped a streak of 10 consecutive double-figure scoring games, finishing with eight points on 3-of-10 shooting. • Hit a three-pointer in the 20th straight game, the longest active streak on the team. Hood finished 2-of-4 from three-point range and is shooting .449 (48-of-107) from three-point range this season. • Recorded multiple assists for the seventh time in the past eight games.
Jabari Parker • Recorded his 13th 20-point game of the season, tied for the fifth most by a freshman in ACC history alongside Mark Price of Georgia Tech (1982-83). The ACC record for 20-point games by a freshman belongs to Kenny Anderson of Georgia Tech, who had 19 in 1989-90. • Grabbed a team-leading eight rebounds, including eight offensive boards. Parker has led Duke in rebounding a team-high 15 times this year and is on pace to become the first freshman in Duke history to lead the team in both scoring and rebounding. • Sank 8-of-10 shots from the field for his best shooting percentage since the season opener when he went 8-of-10 against Davidson. • Filled the stat sheet, adding one assist, two blocks and two steals. Parker also leads Duke with 26 blocks this season.
Rasheed Sulaimon • Started and scored 19 points on 6-of-10 shooting. Sulaimon hit 2-of-3 three-pointers and 5-of-6 free throws. • Notched his 10th double-figure scoring game this season and eighth in the past 12 games. Sulaimon is averaging 11.3 points per game during that 12-game stretch. • Handled point guard duties periodically throughout the game and finished with five assists to three turnovers. Sulaimon has at least four assists in five of his past six games.