Henderson Shines In Annual Scrimmage

DURHAM, N.C. -- Balanced scoring led the White Squad to a 97-74 victory in the first of two 15-minute situational Blue-White Scrimmages Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The both games began with the score already tied at 45.

Three scored in double figures for the White Team led by 16 from senior co-captain Gerald Henderson. Sophomore Kyle Singler scored 12 points and junior co-captain Jon Scheyer contributed 10.

Henderson scored the opening basket of the scrimmage driving the ball off a screen to the middle of the court laying the ball in for the basket. Henderson showed his creativity later in the game driving across the lane making a circus lay up with is right hand drawing the foul. Henderson was a perfect 4-for-4 from the field knocking down all seven of his foul shots.

Singler displayed both his outside and inside game making all five of his shots from the floor including a perfect 2-for-2 from the free throw line The sophomore knocked down two threes, a 15-foot jumper and finished twice around the basket. The 6'8" forward added 4 rebounds.

Scheyer knocked down 4-of-6 from the field including two threes and dished out three assists.

Freshman Miles Plumlee added eight points and three rebounds in his first game in front of the Cameron Crazies making all four of his field goal attempts.

The Blue Team was paced by senior co-captain Greg Paulus and junior Martynas Pocius with eight each. Junior Brian Zoubek chipped in six knocking down all four of his free throws and pulling in a team high three rebounds.

The Blue Devil football team, on their traditional Blue Devil Walk before kickoff, made their way into Cameron Indoor Stadium at the 10:17 of the first scrimmage taking time to shake hands with the basketball players and Mike Krzyzewski.

In the second game sophomore Nolan Smith and Pocius led the way for the Blue squad with 11 points each in the 79-70 victory.

Smith shot 3-of-6 and 2-of-3 from behind the arc pulling in four rebounds and handing out three assists.

Pocius shot 3-of-4 hitting a three and making 4-of-5 from the free throw line. Seniors Jordan Davidson and David McClure along with Zoubek chipped in with four points each.

After strong defensive play for the first five minutes, a three by freshman Elliot Williams for the White Team put them up 51-50. The Blue Squad responded with an 11-2 run that the Blue Team couldn't recover from. The run was started by a McClure lay in and then back-to-back baskets from Pocius, one a dunk on a fast break followed by a three pointer from the left corner.

The White Team was paced by eight points from Singler and seven from Henderson. Also scoring for the White Squad were junior Lance Thomas with three, Paulus and Scheyer with two and Williams with three.

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