The No. 15 Duke Blue Devils (8-2, 1-0 ACC) will try to slow down one of the nation’s top scoring teams when they host the Iowa Hawkeyes (6-1) on Tuesday. Iowa topped the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 81-65 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday. Kris Murray had a standout performance with 31 points and 20 rebounds.
Duke won their sixth home game in a row on Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium, beating the Boston College Eagles 75-59. Mark Mitchell had 15 points to lead the team. The Hawkeyes have been led this season by Murray, who is averaging 21.0 points per game. Murray also has grabbed 10.6 rebounds per game.
Meanwhile, Tony Perkins is dishing 3.0 assists.Kyle Filipowski’s 15.2 points per game have powered the Blue Devils on offense. Filipowski also has posted 9.2 rebounds per game. Jeremy Roach has tallied 3.7 assists per game.
With 86.4 points per game, the Hawkeyes are one of the highest-scoring offenses in the country (8th).Duke has an 8-2 record over the last 10, scoring 72.2 points per game on average while holding opponents to 58.7 (+13.5 margin).
BLUE DEVILS HOT/COLD
(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Jaylen Blakes: 5.4 | 8.5 | -3.1
Rebounds per game:
Tyrese Proctor: 2.6 | 4.2 | -1.6
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