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Notes: Duke 84, Florida 74
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 12/07/2016
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Duke 84, Florida 74

As a Team    
• With Tuesday’s result, Duke moved to 3-0 when competing in the Jimmy V Classic.
• Duke used the starting lineup of Frank Jackson, Matt Jones, Grayson Allen, Amile Jefferson and Luke Kennard for the fifth time this season and owns a 5-0 record with those five players on the floor to start the game.
• Duke has scored over 70 points in 10 straight games to open a season for the first time since the 2010-11 campaign, when the Blue Devils posted 15-straight 70+ point games.
• Duke’s record against Florida moved to 13-4.
• The Blue Devils improved to 84-26 all-time when competing as the fifth-ranked team in the nation.

Coach Krzyzewski’s Numbers
• The result moved head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s all-time record to 1,052-322 and his record at Duke to 979-263.
• The Blue Devils improved to 29-10 under Krzyzewski when competing in Madison Square Garden.

Blue Devils on the Glass
• Duke brought down 35 rebounds, including 10 on the offensive end. The Blue Devils have posted double-digit offensive boards in seven straight games. Duke is a perfect 9-0 this year when hauling in 10-or-more offensive boards.
• Graduate student Amile Jefferson matched a career high with 15 boards, bringing his career total to 754, just two away from breaking into the top 20 on Duke’s all-time career list.

Duke’s Offensive Output
Amile Jefferson recorded a career-high 24 points (including 18 in the first half) on 11-of-14 (.786) shooting, marking his second straight 20+ point game. Jefferson posted back-to-back games with at least 20 points for the first time in his career. Jefferson’s 11 made field goals are also a career high.
• Sophomore Luke Kennard scored 29 points on 11-of-16 (.688) shooting, his third straight 20+ point game. Kennard netted 20-or-more points in three straight games for the first time in his career.
• Freshman Jayson Tatum scored 22 points to go along with Jefferson’s 24 points and Kennard’s 29 points. Three Blue Devils scored 20+ points for the first time since Grayson Allen (23), Marshall Plumlee (23) and Brandon Ingram (20) each netted at least 20 points against UNC Wilmington March 17, 2016.
• Jefferson’s 24-point, 15-rebound performance marked his fifth double-double of the season and the 13th of his career. Duke is 11-2 when Jefferson posts a double-double.
• The Blue Devils scored 36 points in the paint against Florida, bringing their season total to 372 points scored in the lane. Forty-four percent of Duke’s points have come in the paint this season. Duke has posted at least 30 points in the paint in all 10 games this year.
• Kennard connected on 5-of-7 (.714) three-pointers, his 10th straight game with at least one three.
• Duke went into the break with a 41-31 lead, the sixth time this season the Blue Devils scored at least 40 points before halftime. Duke is 6-0 when netting at least 40 points in the opening half.
• Junior Grayson Allen dished eight assists, a career high and the most by any Blue Devil this season.
• Duke shot 13-of-14 (.929) from the free-throw line, the best shooting from the charity stripe for the Blue Devils this season.

Duke on the Defensive End
Amile Jefferson registered four blocks, his fifth game this season with at least two blocks, the most 2+ block games in a season of his career.
• Duke forced Florida into committing 13 turnovers, the team’s eighth game forcing an opponent into at least 10 turnovers. The Blue Devils are 7-1 in such contests.

Fresh Faces
Jayson Tatum recorded his second straight double-digit scoring game, netting a career-high 22 points on 7-of-11 (.636) shooting. Tatum also earned two steals and two assists, both career highs.
• Tatum shot a perfect 8-of-8 (1.000) from the free-throw line, tying four former Blue Devils for the ninth-most free throws made without a miss by a Duke freshman in a contest.
• Tatum’s 22 points off the bench tied six former Blue Devils for the 10th most by a Duke freshman in program history.

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