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Lineup change paying off for Duke

Originally Published: February 22, 2009
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

DURHAM, N.C. -- A week ago, Duke lost to Boston College for the first time in nearly a quarter-century. The Blue Devils had lost consecutive conference games and were in danger of falling out of the ACC race.

So what did Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski do?

He benched his team's point guard, deciding the Blue Devils really don't need a player on the court whose primary responsibility is to distribute the basketball. Krzyzewski replaced senior Greg Paulus with freshman Elliot ...

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