As a Team • Duke improved to 33-4 on the season with the win, marking the sixth time Duke has reached 33 wins in a season under Mike Krzyzewski. • Duke moved to 49-9 (.845) when playing in the NCAA Tournament as a one seed and 103-34 (.752) overall in the NCAA Tournament. • Duke used the starting lineup of Quinn Cook, Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow, Matt Jones and Jahlil Okafor for the 12th time this season and own an 10-2 record with those five players on the floor to start the game. • Duke moved to 6-4 (.600) while playing in the state of Texas during NCAA Tournament play. • Duke advanced to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament for the 16th time in program history and the 12th time under Coach Krzyzewski.
Coach Krzyzewski’s Numbers • The victory moved Coach Krzyzewski’s all-time record to 1,016-310 and his record at Duke to 943-251. • Coach Krzyzewski’s career record while in the NCAA Tournament moved to 86-26 (.768), the second-best winning percentage in NCAA Tournament history. • Coach Krzyzewski moved into a tie with John Wooden for the most NCAA Final Four appearances, with 12.
Cook on Duke’s All-Time Charts • Quinn Cook scored double-digit points for the 33rd game this season after recording 10 points on 2-of-10 (.200) shooting from the field. Cook remained in 29th on Duke’s all-time scorers list, with a career 1,548 points. • With one assist, Cook tied with Steve Wojciechowski for eighth on Duke’s career assists list, with 505.
On the Offensive End • Duke led at half for the 31st time this season. • Duke shot 21-of-56 (.375) from the field. The Blue Devils are shooting a combined 105-of-210 (.500) from the floor in NCAA Tournament games this season. • Duke’s 31 points at halftime were the second fewest scored in the opening half by the Blue Devils in the NCAA Tournament this year. • Duke failed to shoot over 40.0 percent from the field for the first time in the NCAA Tournament this season. • Duke shot over 80.0 percent from the free throw line for the second NCAA Tournament game this season and the ninth time this season. • Duke was outscored in the paint by Gonzaga, 40-24. • Duke was outrebounded by its opponent for just the seventh time this season, but improved to 7-0 when collecting fewer boards than its opponent.
Duke’s Defense • Gonzaga committed 13 turnovers, marking the 31st game this season Duke forced 10 or more miscues. • Duke allowed Gonzaga to shoot just 2-of-10 (.200) from beyond the arc, the third straight game a Duke opponent scored fewer than five three pointers. • Duke scored 17 points off of Gonzaga turnovers.
Fresh Faces • Justise Winslow scored 16 points on 4-of-12 (.333) shooting from the floor, tying Matt Jones for the leading scorer in the contest. A freshman has led Duke in scoring 27 times this season, with Winslow serving as the leading scorer in five of those games. • Tyus Jones was named the South Regional All-Tournament Team Most Outstanding Player. • Duke placed two freshmen on the South Regional All-Tournament Team, with Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones earning recoginition for their performances.