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Duke (6-2) vs. Nebraska (7-1) Game Thread


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ACC/Big Ten Challenge: Series Record: 2-6  3-6  :thumbsup:

 

Hurry on Down to PBA!   :nod:    (No Excusesupload_2017-11-2_14-45-24-gif.13235)

 

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Scouting Duke
• Duke comes to Lincoln riding a four-game winning streak to improve to 6-2 overall. All six of Duke's wins this season have been by double digits, including wins over Davidson (82-52) and Penn (66-50).
• Duke's losses have come at the hands of No. 6 Texas A&M (79-58) on the road and to Northwestern at Cameron Indoor Stadium (63-42).
• The Blue Devils are led by Haley Gorecki, who is averaging 18.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.6 steals per game. The 6-0 guard has also knocked down a team-best 17 threes on the season and is shooting nearly 90 percent from the free throw line.
As a team, Duke is averaging 72.8 points per game while allowing 62.1 points per contest. The Blue Devils have hit 43.3 percent of their field goals and 35 percent (42-120) of their threes, while knocking down 71.2 percent of their free throws. They have held opponents to 35.8 percent shooting, including 28.6 percent (64-224) from three. Duke owns a plus 5.4 edge on the glass but a minus-0.5 turnover margin.
 

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We've made 8 three's...will beat about any team....can we keep up the shooting?  That was the best half we've had in a couple of years

 

Duke has a squad full of excellent shooters.  We will have to match them shot for shot (we have so far), and cut down on our turnovers...and rely on them to turn the ball over.

 

Don't foul them...they can shoot FT's

 

 

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A turnover by Duke loses the game for them.

 

Absolutely awesome game NU !!!

 

 

Yeah, but we didn't exactly play smart at the end. BUT IT IS A WIN BABY!!!!!! Kissinger shot duke out of the zone that they were playing. Guess Kissinger has the rust knocked off.

 

 

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Dewkwfan:    NICE  :Confused:   Someone else Did comment that there were a 'Lotta people in the stands.'
 

 

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That P.O.S. coach lost us that game. Wasted 3 time outs (2:16, 1:27 & :37) all 3 were terrible attempts at clock management.

Let’s talk about lessons learned: down 2 with :11.5 seconds on the clock. First, HAVE YOU EVER PRACTICED THIS SCENARIO? You have a true PG in Kyra on the floor, yet go to Odom to push it.. who turns it over on a travel in the paint with 5 seconds remaining. Makes no sense to have Kyra on the floor if you’re not gonna use her effectively (they stayed away from her on the perimeter and clogged the lane with the extra body). If you wanted Odom to have the ball, add a 3 point threat to spread the floor and bam, the lane would be open and the game would be tied.

MAKES NO F*ING SENSE! No more excuses. She is a trash coach.

It was actually a very good offensive game for too many turnovers or HG2 & Odom (another reason not to have the ball in her hands down 2 with seconds remaining). But very impressed with OAJ - she didn’t play enough minutes.

 

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Our 5th most talented player more talented than their most talented player.

 

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