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9-1, 1st in ACC

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Duke's Luke Kennard was playing great in offseason, but with addition of Jayson Tatum and Frank Jackson, there was concern with how many minutes he would get on the court. His father, Mark, admitted he wasn't sure how much he would play this year and Luke said he never would have thought he would be Blue Devils leading scorer at this point. Kennard has also caught eye of NBA guys. "He's definitely not just a shooter," one told me last night.


Jefferson finishes off sequence with dunk

After Luke Kennard steals the ball and takes off towards the basket, the Duke offense uses quick passes to work the ball around before finding Amile Jefferson all alone for the easy dunk.

Duke tops Florida to improve to 9-1 (2:05)
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10hDana O'Neil

Giles could return before Christmas, says Coach K

Although Harry Giles has not participated in a full-contact practice yet, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is optimistic the heralded freshman will be able to return before the year is out.

ESPN Stats and Information  

In Tuesday night's win over Florida, Luke Kennard, Amile Jefferson and Jayson Tatum combined for 75 points for Duke. The rest of the team combined for 9. It was the 1st time since Jan. 20, 2001 with 3 players scoring at least 22 points (Jay Williams, Carlos Boozer, Shane Battier).

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Coach K on Harry Giles return: "we're hoping before Christmas -- those two games."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Coach K on Harry Giles: "We're hoping before Christmas."

Luke Kennard is happy with his performance at MSG (2:46)

Brett Edgerton ESPN Editor 

Coach K reflects on the larger cause after tonight's win over Florida. "It's always an honor to play at the Garden. And it's always an honor to play against a really good team in the Garden when your bringing attention to the fight against cancer."

No. 21 Florida falls to No. 5 Duke (2:42)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Kennard/Amile Jefferson/Jayson Tatum 75, Florida 74.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Three five-star freshmen out to start the season, a preseason All-American banged up. And so Luke Kennard and Amile Jefferson just play like All-Americans.

Jayson Tatum makes easy layup off great Grayson Allen outlet pass (0:40)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Amile Jefferson has now reached a career-high in points in back-to-back games. Twenty last game, 22 tonight. Via ESPN Stats & Info.

Florida Head Coach Mike White discusses how good Duke is (0:44)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

‪Luke Kennard/Amile Jefferson 31, Florida 31.‬ Duke up 10 at the half.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Kennard continues to put so much pressure on the defense. Can pull-up quickly, find guys with the pass, bury deep jumpers. Been great this season.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Jayson Tatum had a lot of success in high school in the mid-post and on the block. Just worked Justin Leon for an easy finish.

Team Stats

Points Per Game85.524th
Rebounds Per Game39.954th
Assists Per Game14.2Tied-154th
Points Allowed64.350th

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Tournament History

Final Fours16
Tournament Record107-35
Championship Seasons1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2015
Tournament Appearances40