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> Duke is 98-41 against current members of the Big East conference. The Blue Devils’ lone loss this season was a 73-62 defeat at the hands of Marquette in the CBE Classic championship game. The Blue Devils are 49-17 against current members of the Big East under Krzyzewski.

> With Tuesday’s win over Indiana, Coach K moved into a 10th-place tie with Ed Diddle (Western Kentucky) for career coaching victories. Krzyzewski currently has 759 career coaching victories, including 686 at Duke (seventh-most by a coach at one school).
Duke is second in the country in consecutive non-conference home wins with 45. Oklahoma is just ahead of the Blue Devils with 48 straight non-conference home wins. The Sooners’ next home non-conference tilt is a 2:00 p.m. contest against TCU on Saturday, Dec. 2. Duke’s last home loss against a non-conference foe was an 83-82 decision against St. John’s on Feb. 26, 2000. The 45 straight non-conference home wins is the second-longest streak in school history. The Blue Devils won 95 consecutive non-conference home tilts from Feb. 2, 1983 through Nov. 29, 1995.

> The Blue Devils, ranked 11th in the latest AP poll, are 863-217 overall as a ranked team, including a 608-129 mark under Coach K. As the 11th-ranked team, Duke is 16-8 all-time. Georgetown enters Saturday’s contest ranked 18th in the AP poll. The Blue Devils are 9-8 all-time against teams ranked 18th in the AP poll.

> Turnovers continue to plague the Blue Devil offense. Through seven games, Duke ranks last in the ACC in turnover margin (-1.43) and next to last in assist-to-turnover ratio (0:75:1). The Blue Devils enter the Georgetown game with 122 turnovers and just 92 assists. Duke has finished the year with more turnovers than assists just five times (1980-81, 1981-82, 1982-83, 2002-03 & 2004-05) under Coach K.

> Duke has shot over 50.0 percent from the field in five of seven games this season. Four players (DeMarcus Nelson, Lance Thomas, Brian Zoubek & David McClure) are shooting 50.0 percent or better from the field, including three players (Thomas, Zoubek & McClure) shooting over 55.0 percent from the field on the year. As a team, the Blue Devils are shooting 49.1 percent (166-of-338) from the floor.

> The Blue Devils have outrebounded six of their first seven opponents, including an impressive 30-10 rebound margin in a win over Air Force. Duke ranks fourth in the ACC with a +8.5 rebound margin. Last season, the Blue Devils were 10th in the conference with a -2.7 rebound margin.

> Sophomore Josh McRoberts, a preseason Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy candidate, is among the most versatile big men in the country. The 6-10, 240-pound forward is averaging 10.7 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.3 blocks per game. McRoberts is ranked in the top 10 of the ACC in rebounding, blocked shots, defensive rebounds and free throw percentage.

> Freshman Jon Scheyer has reached double-figures in scoring in five of Duke’s first seven games. The Northbrook, Ill., native is third on the team in scoring at 10.0 ppg. and is shooting 46.4 percent (13-of-28) from three-point distance. Scheyer also ranks tied for fifth in the ACC in minutes played at 32.0 mpg.

> David McClure continues to make big plays late in games for the Blue Devils. In Duke’s 54-51 win over Indiana, he stole an inbounds pass with 34 seconds left in the contest and the Blue Devils clinging to a two-point lead. For the year, McClure is shooting a team-best 69.6 percent (16-of-23) from the field, including 2-of-2 from three-point distance. He is also averaging 6.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game, while playing just over 18 minutes per contest. His 2.3 steals per game is fifth-best in the ACC.

> Duke is coming off its worst shooting night of the season in a 54-51 win over Indiana on Tuesday. The Blue Devils shot 31.8 percent (14-of-44), tied for the fifth-worst shooting percentage under Coach K, in the win. The 54 points was also the lowest output in a victory since the Blue Devils defeated Clemson 50-44 on Jan. 1982.

> The Blue Devils have 19 home games on the schedule this season, the most in school history. The previous high was 17 during the 1996-97 season. Duke went 15-2 at Cameron Indoor Stadium that season. The school record for home wins in a season is 16 set in 1990-91 when the team was a perfect 16-0 at home.