Game Notes: Duke v. Georgia Tech

Previewing the Blue Devils and Yellow Jackets who tip off on Sunday night in Durham.

Duke (24-2, 11-1 ACC) faces Georgia Tech (11-14, 3-8 ACC) on Sunday, Feb. 20 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Tipoff is set for 7:45 p.m.

The game is being televised by Fox Sports with Tim Brando (play-by-play), Mike Gminski (analyst) and Jenn Hildreth (sideline) on the call.

Duke is ranked No. 5 in the AP Poll and ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, while Georgia Tech is unranked in both polls.

Duke has won 42 of the last 45 games entering Sunday's game with Georgia Tech. The Blue Devils have won 15 of their last 16 contests against ACC opponents.

The Blue Devils are looking for their 18th straight win in the month of February. Duke's last loss in the month was on Feb. 15, 2009 at Boston College.

Duke-Georgia Tech Series History

  • Duke and Georgia Tech have met 83 times heading into Sunday's game with the first meeting between the two schools coming in 1922.
  • The Blue Devils lead the all-time series 61-22, including a 30-5 mark at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
  • Duke has won two consecutive games and 26 of the last 29 in the series.
  • Mike Krzyzewski is 48-18 at Duke against the Yellow Jackets.
  • Duke has won four straight and 11 of the last 12 games at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
  • The Blue Devils have a +14.5 points per game scoring margin over the last four games in the series at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
  • Six of the last 11 games in the series have been decided by 10 points or less.

Numbers Game
  • The Blue Devils' current 33-game win streak at Cameron Indoor Stadium is the longest active streak in the country and the fourth-longest home win streak in program history.
  • Duke has only lost two home games in the past four seasons, posting a record of 62-2 in Cameron Indoor Stadium during that span. The Blue Devils have won 16 straight home games against ACC opponents.
  • Duke has won 27 consecutive games in the state of North Carolina. The Blue Devils' last loss in the state was at N.C. State on Jan. 20, 2010.
  • Duke has won 53 straight home games against unranked opponents. The Blue Devils' last loss at Cameron Indoor Stadium to an unranked opponent was to Florida State on Feb. 4, 2007.
  • Kyle Singler is nine points shy of becoming the 21st player in conference history to score 1,000 career points in ACC regular season play.
  • Nolan Smith is attempting to become the first player in ACC history to lead the league in scoring and assists. Smith is currently averaging 21.4 points and 5.4 assists per game.
  • Seth Curry is averaging 13.2 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.0 steals over the last five games. He is 22-of-45 (.489) from the field, including 12-of-26 (.462) from three-point range, and has a 2.83:1 assist-to-turnover ratio in that span.
  • Nolan Smith is one of two players in the NCAA averaging over 20.0 points and 5.0 assists per game.
  • Mason Plumlee has raised his rebound average an ACC-best 5.6 rebounds per game from a year ago. He ranks fifth in the ACC in rebounding at 8.7 rpg. and has grabbed 10 or more rebounds in eight of 12 ACC contests.

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