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Countdown to #ACCTipoff: Duke Blue Devils
Mike Krzyzewski’s Blue Devils return two starters from a team that finished 30-6 overall, second in the ACC with a 14-4 league mark and made the school’s 19th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, advancing to the Midwest Regional final before losing to Louisville ... Krzyzewski has more wins (957) and 30-win seasons (13) than any coach in NCAA history ... Duke finished the season ranked sixth in the final AP poll and fifth by the coaches ... the senior trio of Seth Curry, Ryan Kelly and Mason Plumlee spent their entire Duke careers ranked in the top 10 of the AP Poll.
A third-team ACSMA All-ACC selection a year ago, Quinn Cook is team’s leading returning scorer (11.7) and rebounder (3.8) ... had seven-or-more assists nine times last year and finished second in the ACC in both assists (5.3) and assists-to-turnover ratio (2.40:1) ... fourth in the ACC in per game scoring improvement (+7.3) ... has a career assists-to-turnover ratio of 2.64-to-1.
Rasheed Sulaimon started 33 games a year ago and was one of five Blue Devils to average in double-figures ... ranked third among ACC freshmen in scoring at 11.6 points per game and was named to the All-ACC Freshman team.
Tyler Thornton appeared in all 36 games, with six starts, as a junior ... ranked 10th in the ACC in steals (1.3) while averaging 3.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.
|Starts||86 of 180||.478|
|3-Pt FG Pct||.399||1||6|
|3-Pt FG PG||7.5||2||52|
|FG Pct. Defense||.416||6||115|
|29 NCAA appearances||82-25|
|2 NIT appearances||2-2|