9:53 PM ET, March 26, 2010
HOUSTON -- Duke is done answering questions about its sooner-than-expected exits from the NCAA tournament.The top-seeded Blue Devils are back in the round of eight for the first time since 2004, with Kyle Singler and Jon Scheyer helping them pull away in the second half Friday night for a 70-57 win over Purdue in the South Regional semifinals.
Blue Devils Back
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski hasn't led his team to the Elite Eight since 2004. But he and his Blue Devils are back. And judging from his history, Duke could be moving on.
|Tom Izzo||.833||5-1||*Minimum five games|
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HOUSTON - MARCH 26: Lance Thomas #42 of the Duke Blue Devils puts up a shot under pressure from JaJuan Johnson #25...(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||20-54 (.370)||22-55 (.400)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-15 (.267)||6-15 (.400)|
|FT Made-Attempted||13-21 (.619)||20-24 (.833)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||20 (0/0)|
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