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2009-03-19 23:21:03

Jon Scheyer led six players in double figures Thursday night and Duke coasted to an 86-62 win over Binghamton in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils enjoyed surges early in each half to move within one victory of the 30-win mark this season. They will try to get that win in the second round Saturday against Texas, which rallied to defeat Minnesota earlier Thursday. Duke held the Bearcats scoreless for a 2-minute stretch early in the game while taking a 19-7 lead and then...

2009-03-15 15:27:23

Jon Scheyer's game-high 29 points Sunday led eighth-ranked Duke to a 79-69 win over No. 22 Florida State and its 17th ACC Tournament title. Scheyer, the tournament's MVP, helped Duke win the event for the ninth time in the last 12 years. Duke seized control after a 23-8 first-half run led to a 35-21 advantage at the break against the bigger Seminoles. Its biggest lead in the second stanza was 65-43 when Scheyer sank a 3-pointer with 6:28 left, and despite a late rally, FSU trailed by double...

2009-03-08 18:10:36

Tyler Hansbrough's 17 points and eight rebounds Sunday led No. 2 North Carolina to a 79-71 win over No. 7 Duke and the ACC regular-season title. The 6-foot-9 inch forward, playing for the last time at the Dean Smith Center, sank 2-of-3 3-pointers in the first half, a shot he rarely attempts, to fire up a home audience, which included former UNC and Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan. Ty Lawson, nursing a sprained toe, scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half with nine assists and eight...

2009-03-03 22:56:22

Gerald Henderson scored 21 points, nine in the last 2 minutes, Tuesday to lead No. 7 Duke to an 84-81 win over No. 24 Florida State. Kyle Singler scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half for the Blue Devils (25-5, 11-4 ACC), who close the regular season Sunday against second-ranked North Carolina. Duke is a half-game behind UNC for first place in the ACC standings. Jon Scheyer added 17 points and Elliot Williams scored 14 for Duke, which has a five-game winning streak. Duke matched the...

2009-02-28 18:50:19

Seventh-ranked Duke used 21 points apiece from Kyle Singler and Gerald Henderson Saturday to post a 72-65 win over Virginia Tech. Jon Scheyer added 16 points for the Blue Devils, (24-5, 10-4 ACC), who have won four in a row and moved within a game of fifth-ranked North Carolina in the battle for the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title. A.D. Vassallo had 26 points and 10 rebounds for the Hokies (17-11, 7-7), who lost for the fourth time in their last five games. J.T. Thompson and...

2009-02-22 21:42:32

Gerald Henderson and Jon Scheyer combined for 65 points for No. 9 Duke, which nearly lost a 22-point lead Sunday but hung on to top No. 8 Wake Forest 101-91. Henderson scored 35 points and Scheyer 30. The Blue Devils (22-5, 8-4 ACC), after letting the Demon Deacons back in the game, used a late 16-7 run to escape with the victory. Jeff Teague scored 28 points and James Johnson had 26 for Wake Forest (20-5, 7-5).

2009-02-07 15:34:10

Jon Scheyer's 22 points, four rebounds and three assists Saturday helped 3rd-ranked Duke rally for a 78-75 overtime ACC win over Miami. Duke played the first half like it had not recovered from a 74-47 shellacking at Clemson Wednesday and faced a 32-19 halftime deficit. Gerald Henderson sank two 3-pointers early in the second half to fuel a Duke rally, while Scheyer's free throw and 3-pointer put Duke in front for good at 46-42 with 12:11 left. Henderson scored 19, 18 in the second half, with...

2009-02-01 15:35:43

Gerald Henderson had a team-high 18 points and 10 players scored Sunday when top-ranked Duke walloped ACC foe Virginia, 79-54. Duke settled the issue by bolting to a 43-21 halftime advantage, ending the half with a 6-0 spurt, and led by as many as 27 points in the final stanza. They have won 12 of their last 13 meetings against the Cavaliers. Henderson also had three rebounds and four assists. Nolan Smith scored 15 with four rebounds. Jon Scheyer scored 11 with seven rebounds, while seven...

2009-01-28 20:46:53

James Johnson's layup with less than a second left Wednesday gave No. 4 Wake Forest a 70-68 win over top-ranked Duke. He scored nine of his 13 points in the second half, and also had 11 rebounds, three assists and four of his team's nine blocked shots. On the game-winning basket, Johnson scored following a pass from L.D. Williams. Al-Farouq Aminu led the winners with 15 points, 10 rebounds, and two blocked shots. Jeff Teague scored 11 with three rebounds, and three steals for the Demon...

2009-01-24 14:39:52

Gerald Henderson scored a team-high 17 points Saturday and second-ranked Duke went on to maul Maryland 85-44, the Terrrapins' worst loss ever. Following a 40-15 halftime advantage, Duke began the second half with a 23-8 spurt and maintained its dominance throughout. Duke's biggest lead was 68-24 on Lance Thomas's layup with 12:11 left. Henderson added eight rebounds, four assists and two steals before he went to the bench with 6 minutes remaining. Duke has won 15 games by double digits this...


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