Kansas 77, Duke 75
As a Team
• Duke used the starting lineup of Grayson Allen, Matt Jones, Chase Jeter, Amile Jefferson and Luke Kennard for the third time this season and owns a 2-1 record with those five players on the floor to start the game.
• The Blue Devils moved to 7-4 when facing Kansas, all under head coach Mike Krzyzewski.
• Duke’s record sits at to 3-3 when competing in the Champions Classic.
• The Blue Devils’ record when facing ranked opponents now sits at 208-139 with Tuesday’s result, including 17-16 when competing against the No. 7 team in the country.
Coach Krzyzewski’s Numbers
• The result moved Krzyzewski’s all-time record to 1,045-322 and his record at Duke to 972-263.
• The Blue Devils are 188-52 when facing a non-conference opponent at a neutral site under Krzyzewski.
Blue Devils on the Glass
• Duke was outrebounded for the first time this season, with Kansas owning a 39-26 advantage.
• Duke’s guards collected 53.9 percent of the team’s total rebounds in the contest (14-of-26). Luke Kennard led all Duke rebounders with five, his third career game as Duke’s leading rebounder.
Duke’s Offensive Output
• Matt Jones recorded his 20th career game with at least three made three-pointers in a contest. The Blue Devils moved to 17-3 in such games.
• Allen posted his third double-digit scoring game of the season and his 28th straight such game, including contests from last year. Allen’s double-digit scoring streak began Dec. 28, 2015, when Duke faced Elon.
• Duke’s record is now 32-10 when Allen scores double-digit points.
• Luke Kennard led the Blue Devils in scoring with 22 points, marking the first time this season and the fifth time in his career he paced the Blue Devil scoring effort. Duke is 2-3 when Kennard leads the team in scoring.
• Kennard registered his eighth career 20-point game and his first since netting 22 against NC State in the ACC Tournament March 9, 2016.
• The Blue Devils scored 30 points in the paint against Kansas, bringing their season total to 108 points scored in the lane. Forty-one percent of Duke’s points have come in the paint this season.
Duke on the Defensive End
• Duke forced Kansas into committing 14 turnovers, the third consecutive game a Blue Devil opponent recorded at least 10 miscues.
• The Blue Devil defense held Kansas to just 12.5 percent (2-of-16) shooting from beyond the arc. Duke opponents are connecting on just 8-of-54 (.148) this season from three-point range.
• Chase Jeter recorded two-or-more blocks for the third straight game, a first for his career. Jeter’s three blocks in the contest tied a career high. Jeter is averaging 2.7 blocks per game this season.
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