No. 1 Duke (11-0) Takes On Santa Clara (11-2)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Santa Clara 36 41 77 +18.0
  #1 Duke 38 52 90 -18.0
Sat, Dec 29 2012, 12:00 PM

Cameron Indoor Stadium
Durham, NC
Attendance: 9,314
TV: ESPN2

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The Blue Devils are locked and loaded on Saturday as Santa Clara travels to meet Duke. Tip-off is at 12:00 EST and it will be televised on ESPN2. The Blue Devils must win to maintain their AP rank. The Blue Devils come in at 11-0 overall. The Broncos have a record of 11-2. The Blue Devils RPI is No. 1 and the Broncos are ranked No. 115. Santa Clara has won six games straight.
StatSmack! Duke is better than Santa Clara
  • The ACC has a stronger schedule this year compared to the West Coast (8 vs 14).
  • Mason Plumlee is ranked 45th nationally in points and 13th nationally in rebounds.
  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Duke has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Santa Clara (36 vs 0).
  • The ACC has 2 teams - Duke (5.3) and Clemson (5.3) - that produce more blocks per game than the West Coast leader, Santa Clara (5.2).
SCU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Evan Roguemore 32 14 4 6 2 0 2
B Marc Trasolini 30 16 8 1 1 2 2
B Kevin Foster 30 18 2 5 3 0 3
C R. Cowels III 23 9 4 1 1 0 1
C Brandon Clark 19 6 2 3 1 0 2
D+ Yannick Atanga 16 2 5 0 0 0 0
D+ Robert Garrett 14 4 4 0 0 2 1
D+ Denzel Johnson 13 4 1 0 0 0 0
D+ John McArthur 15 3 3 0 0 0 0
D Niyi Harrison 10 2 4 0 0 0 1
D Kyle Perricone 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Julian Clarke 10 2 1 1 0 0 1
DUKE Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A+ Mason Plumlee 32 19 11 1 1 2 2
A Ryan Kelly 29 13 5 2 1 2 1
A- R. Sulaimon 31 13 3 3 1 0 2
A- Quinn Cook 32 10 4 6 2 0 3
A- Seth Curry 30 16 2 1 1 0 1
C+ Tyler Thornton 22 3 3 3 2 0 2
C Amile Jefferson 10 3 2 0 0 0 1
C Alex Murphy 7 2 2 0 0 0 0
C Josh Hairston 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
D+ Todd Zafirovski 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
D+ M. Plumlee 2 0 1 0 0 1 0

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