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Notes: Duke 78, Baylor 71
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 03/28/2010
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Team Notes:

- Duke advanced to the NCAA Tournament Final Four for the 15th time in school history and 11th time under head coach Mike Krzyzewski. The Blue Devils will head to Indianapolis where they are 2-0 in the NCAA Tournament, winning the national championship with victories against UNLV and Kansas in 1991.

- Duke is now 5-1 all-time against teams from the Big 12 conference in the NCAA Tournament. Sunday marked the first ever meeting between Duke and Baylor. The Blue Devils have a 41-8 record all-time as a No. 1 seed in the tournament.

- Duke is making its 15th straight NCAA Tournament under head coach Mike Krzyzewski and 26th in his 30 overall seasons. Krzyzewski extended his NCAA record for tournament wins to 75. He is now 75-22 (.773) all-time in the NCAA Tournament, the second highest winning percentage among coaches all-time.

- The Blue Devils improved to 33-5 on the season. The 33 victories are the fifth most in a single season by a Duke team, one more than the win total of the 1990-91, 1997-98 and 2005-06 teams.

- Jon Scheyer, Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith became just the second trio in school history to each score at least 600 points in a season. Smith joined Scheyer (690) and Singler (667) on Sunday, passing the 600-point mark with 628 points. The only other trio to accomplish the feat was Jason Williams (746), Carlos Boozer (638) and Mike Dunleavy (605) in 2001-02.

- Five different Blue Devils recorded at least five rebounds, marking the sixth time this season Duke has had five different players with at least five rebounds in a game.

- Two different players scored at least 20 points for Duke, the 16th time this year that two or more Blue Devils have scored at least 20 points.

- The 11 made three-point field goals give the Blue Devils 10 games with 10 or more made treys.

- For the second straight game and 15th game overall Duke made at least 20 free throws.

- Duke improved to 28-2 when outrebounding its opposition. The 23 offensive rebounds in the game were tied for second most this season and mark the sixth time the Blue Devils have collected 20 or more offensive rebounds.

Player Notes:

Andre Dawkins

- Freshman Andre Dawkins was 2-of-2 from three-point range in the game and has made two or more treys in 10 games this season.

Mason Plumlee

- Freshman Mason Plumlee recorded his 10th game with five or more rebounds.

- Plumlee also had two assists, the seventh game he has notched two or more assists.

Miles Plumlee

- Sophomore Miles Plumlee had seven rebounds for his 21st game with at least five rebounds.

Jon Scheyer

- Senior Jon Scheyer has started in 45 consecutive games and is one of 22 players in school history with 100 or more career starts.

- Scheyer played in his 142nd career game, ranking him sixth on Duke's career games played list.

- He set the Duke single season record for minutes played, passing Shane Battier's total of 1,363 minutes in 2001. Scheyer has now played 1,395 minutes this season, playing all 40 minutes in six games this year.

- Scheyer tallied his 16th game with 20 or more points this season and now has 31 career games with at least 20 points.

- The double-figure scoring game was the 36th of the season for Scheyer and his 112th career game with at least 10 points. His 36 double-figure scoring games rank tied for fifth most in a single season with Shane Battier, Jason Williams and J.J. Redick while his 112 games are fifth most, one more than Mike Gminski and Grant Hill.

- Scheyer extended his streak to 31 consecutive games with a made three-point field goal and leads the team with 104 treys this season. He is just the eighth Duke player to make 100 or more three-point field goals in a season. He has made five or more treys four times this year.

- With his five free throws, Scheyer has now made 600 in his career, ranking third on the school's career free throws list.

- For the 11th time this season, Scheyer recorded five or more rebounds.

Kyle Singler

- Junior Kyle Singler extended his consecutive starts streak to 65 games, the longest current streak on the team. He now has 107 career starts as one of 22 players in school history with 100 or more career starts.

- The five points were a season low for Singler, who only has four games this season with under 10 points. His previous low was six points against Connecticut. It was the first time in his career he failed to make a field goal.

Nolan Smith

- Junior Nolan Smith scored a career-high 29 points, surpassing his previous best of 24 points. He previously scored 24 points against Boston College, Gonzaga and Charlotte this season.  

- He reached the 20-point mark for the 16th time this year and 17th career game. He tallied his 34th game this season with 10 or more points and now has 57 career double-figure scoring games.

- The four made three-point field goals, the seventh time this season he has made three or more shots from long range.

- Smith notched his 13th game with at least two steals.

Lance Thomas

- Senior Lance Thomas tallied nine rebounds, giving him eight games on the year with eight or more rebounds.

- Thomas also matched a career high with two assists, the 13th time he has had two assists in a game.

Brian Zoubek

- Senior Brian Zoubek finished the game with nine rebounds and in his 15 games as a starter is averaging 9.4 rebounds per game. In the four NCAA Tournament games, Zoubek is averaging 10.0 rebounds per game with 36 rebounds in his last three games.