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12 Duke Blue Devils
Seth Davis
November 23, 2009
Last February, as Duke was in the midst of a dismal stretch in which it dropped four of six games, associate head coach Chris Collins called guard Jon Scheyer into his office and administered some tough love. "He didn't think I was playing with an edge," says Scheyer, now a senior. "It was hard to hear, but he was right." The pep talk provided a jolt, but what truly electrified Scheyer was the decision by coach Mike Krzyzewski to move him from shooting guard to point guard following a loss at Boston College on Feb. 15. After the switch Scheyer averaged 18.6 points, 2.4 assists and 1.8 steals over the Blue Devils' final 12 games and was named MVP of the ACC tournament. "Jon was in a rut," Collins says. "The move allowed him to wipe the slate clean."
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November 23, 2009

12 Duke Blue Devils

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Feb. 21 Virginia Tech

Feb. 25 Tulsa

Feb. 28 at Virginia

March 3 at Maryland

March 6 North Carolina

*NIT Season Tip-Off (semifinalists play in New York City on Nov. 25 and 27)

†in New York City

‡in Chicago


This game could decide the ACC regular-season title, and it's also a chance for the Blue Devils to end Carolina's recent dominance: The Tar Heels have won four in a row at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

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