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2009-03-21 22:33:10

Gerald Henderson scored 24 points Saturday to lead second-seeded Duke to a 74-69 win over Texas in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament. With Duke leading by three with 11.5 seconds left, Henderson grabbed a rebound, was fouled, and made both free throws for the final margin. Kyle Singler added 17 points and seven rebounds before fouling out late for Duke (30-6), which won its 17th ACC Tournament title and advanced to play Villanova in the Sweet 16 in Boston Thursday. A.J. Abrams, who...

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...

2009-03-03 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...

2009-02-25 23:23:00

Gerald Henderson scored 19 points Wednesday and No. 7 Duke completed a season sweep of Maryland with a 78-67 win over the Terrapins. It was the Blue Devils' third straight victory and moved them within a game of league-leading North Carolina in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Maryland fought Duke on even terms until the final 5 minutes, but consecutive 3-pointers by Henderson and Kyle Singler touched off a late Duke run. Elliot Williams had 15 for Duke (23-5, 9-4 ACC) and Singler had 13 to go...

2009-02-19 21:11:34

Gerald Henderson scored 19 points Thursday and No. 9 Duke overcame late free throw problems to fight off St. John's 76-69. Duke ended a two-game skid with the non-conference victory and improved to 21-5. The Blue Devils return to Atlantic Coast Conference action Sunday against Wake Forest. Kyle Singler added 15 points and seldom-used Elliot Williams delivered 11 off the bench. Duke led by as many as 16 points in the second half, but the Red Storm closed within five in the late going. The Blue...

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...

2009-01-20 21:46:46

Gerald Henderson scored 21 points Tuesday -- 17 in the second half -- to pace the No. 2 Duke Blue Devils' 73-56 win over North Carolina State. Kyle Singler added 17 points and Nolan Smith 13 for the Blue Devils (17-1, 4-0 ACC), who won their ninth straight after a 51-point second half during which they hit 76.2 percent of their field goal attempts. Ben McCauley and Brandon Costner scored 15 points each for the Wolfpack (10-6, 1-3), who have lost four of their last five games. North Carolina...

2009-01-17 15:33:48

Gerald Henderson's 23 points pushed No. 2 Duke to its eighth straight win Saturday, a 76-67 decision over No. 12 Georgetown Kyle Singler helped the Blue Devils (16-1) with 15 points and 16 rebounds. Jon Scheyer added 11 points and Greg Paulus had 10 for Duke, which has won 68 consecutive games at home against non-conference opponents. DaJuan Summers led Georgetown (12-4) with 21 points. The Hoyas also got 15 points from Austin Freeman, and freshman Greg Monroe had 12 points along with four...


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