5:24 PM ET, March 21, 2010
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Duke relied on an old, trusted ally to reach the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament.Again.Defense has always been the foundation of Mike Krzyzewski's team, and the top-seeded Blue Devils sent their coach of three decades into a regional semifinal for the 19th time with a stellar performance in a 68-53 victory over California on Sunday.
Top Is Sweet
Duke advances to face Purdue in the regional semifinals as coach Mike Krzyzewski increases his lead for Sweet 16 appearances.
Get an early look at next round with Insider's Instant Analysis on how Purdue has a shot to beat Duke, but the Boilermakers will have to contain the suddenly potent Brian Zoubek. Analysis
NCAA Mens Tournament
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||19-48 (.396)||27-57 (.474)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-12 (.250)||3-17 (.176)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-16 (.750)||11-17 (.647)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|
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