- Duke won
its fourth national championship and has now claimed titles in three straight
decades with wins in the finals in 1991, 1992, 2001 and 2010. All four national
championships have come under head coach Mike Krzyzewski, tying him with Adolph
Rupp of Kentucky
for second most NCAA titles by a Division I head coach. Only John Wooden of
UCLA has more with 10.
Krzyzewski has a 4-4 record in NCAA Championship games while his 12 victories
in the Final Four are the second most to Wooden's 21. The Blue Devils have
played in the national championship game in four of the last 12 seasons.
- The Blue
Devils are now 2-0 in the NCAA Tournament against teams from the Horizon
League. The Blue Devils faced Butler
for the second time overall and now lead the all-time series 2-0. Duke won the
previous meeting, 80-60, in 2003.
- 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 77. He is now 77-22 (.778) all-time in the NCAA Tournament, the second
highest winning percentage among coaches all-time. He has made the second most
Final Fours (11) and coached in the most NCAA Tournament games (99).
- The Blue
Devils improved to 35-5 on the season. The 35 victories are tied for the third
most in a single season by a Duke team, equaling the total of the 2000-01
national championship team. In the last two seasons, Duke has won 65 games, the
most in the NCAA and fifth-best in program history over a two-year span.
- Kyle Singler scored 19 points to join Jon Scheyer over 700 points on the season. The
two players become just the second duo in school history to each score over 700
points in one season. The only other two players to each go over 700 points in
the same season were Jason Williams (841) and Shane Battier (778) on the 2001
national championship team.
- All 61
of Duke's points were scored by the five starters as Butler had a 15-0 advantage in points off the
- The Blue
Devils held Butler
to 59 points, extending its school record to 22 games where they have held an
opponent under 60 points this season.
held a 37-35 rebounding edge, improving to 30-2 when outrebounding its opponent
- Senior Jon Scheyer has started in 47
consecutive games and is one of 23 players in school history with 100 or more
- Scheyer played in his 144th career game, tying
Chris Duhon for fourth on Duke's career games played list. Duke is 114-29 in
the 144 games Scheyer has played in, ranking him tied for 11th for most wins in
- Scored 15 points to pass J.J. Redick's
total of 721 points in 2004-05 for 13th highest single season points total at
Duke. He scored 728 points on the year.
- The double-figure scoring game was the 38th
of the season for Scheyer and his 114th career game with at least 10 points.
His 38 double-figure scoring games rank tied for third most in a single season
with Elton Brand (1999) while his 114 games are fifth most in a career.
- Scheyer extended his streak to 33
consecutive games with a made three-point field goal and leads the team with
110 treys this season.
- With six rebounds, Scheyer has notched five
or more rebounds in 12 games this year.
- The five assists marked the 21st time this
year and 30th career game that Scheyer has dished out at least five assists.
- He matched a career high with two blocked
shots. He also had two blocks against St.
John's on Dec. 5, 2009.
- Junior Kyle Singler extended his
consecutive starts streak to 67 games, the longest current streak on the team.
He now has 109 career starts as one of 23 players in school history with 100 or
more career starts.
- Became the 18th Duke player to score at
least 700 points in a season, finishing the season with 688 points.
- Climbed past Bob Verga into 18th on Duke's
career scoring list. His 1,748 career points rank as the third most by a junior
in school history. Only Jason Williams (2,079) and J.J. Redick (1,805) scored
more points in their first three seasons at Duke.
- Singler recorded at least one point,
rebound, assist, blocked shot and steal for the 12th game this season and 43rd
- With nine rebounds Singler was one rebound
shy of a double-double. He has tallied eight or more rebounds in 19 games.
- The two blocks for Singler give him eight
games this season with two or more blocks.