7:00 PM ET, February 23, 2011
Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina
Kyle Singler ends scoring slump to lead No. 1 Duke past No. 24 Temple
DURHAM, N.C. -- Things are getting back to normal at Duke: The Blue Devils are ranked No. 1 again, and points came in bunches for Kyle Singler.Singler broke out of a slump by scoring 28 points, and Duke marked its return to the top spot in the national rankings by beating No. 24 Temple 78-61 on Wednesday night."He was just not to be denied," Temple coach Fran Dunphy said of Singler.
• Playing in its first game since retaking the No. 1 ranking, Duke earned its 35th straight win at home.
• The win also gave the Blue Devils their 86th straight home win against a nonconference opponent.
• Kyle Singler led Duke with a game-high 28 points, his first 20-point game in six games and the most points he has scored in a game since Nov. 27.
• For Temple, the loss snapped a season-best eight-game win streak.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-61 (.393)||27-58 (.466)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-12 (.417)||8-17 (.471)|
|FT Made-Attempted||8-13 (.615)||16-17 (.941)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|
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