Albany vs. Duke: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Albany vs. Duke: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Albany 61
(24-11, 11-5 away)
(6) Duke 73
(28-5, 16-0 home)
Venue: Wells Fargo Center
12:15PM ET / 9:15AM PT, March 22, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Albany 26 35 61
Duke 35 38 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Albany J Iati 15 P Hooley 8 J Iati 6
Duke S Curry 26 M Plumlee 8 Q Cook 11

On a day when they outshot the Great Danes 58.7 percent to 36.5 percent, No. 2-seeded Duke got a major win against No. 15-seeded Albany 73-61 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils got the win with a game-high 26 points and six rebounds from Seth Curry. Mason Plumlee had 23 points and added eight rebounds. For the Great Danes, Jacob Iati finished with a team-high 15 points and six rebounds (6 Ast 3 Stl). Albany wraps up the season with a 24-11 record. The Great Danes got to the NCAA Tournament as the America East champion after beating Vermont 53-49 in the conference championship. In the regular season, they finished fifth in the America East with a 9-7 conference record. Duke (28-5, 14-4 ACC) plays No. 7-seeded Creighton (27-7, 13-5 Missouri Valley) in the third round on Sunday, Mar. 24.

Duke Game Notes

  • Duke started 28-5 during the 2009, 2007, and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Blue Devils have won every game this season (11-0) after recording 17 or more assists.
  • Duke has won 89 percent of the time this season (16-2) after committing 11 or fewer turnovers.
  • Duke has won every game this season (5-0) when opponents record 19 or fewer field goals made.
  • Duke has won every game this season (8-0) after holding an opponent to under 36.5 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Duke has won 100 percent of the time (5-0) when Mason Plumlee has 23 points or more, 88 percent of the time (14-2) when Quinn Cook plays 36 minutes or more, and 85 percent of the time (11-2) when Seth Curry has four free throws made or more.
  • Seth Curry accounted for 35.6 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Seth Curry has led the team in scoring in 14 out of 33 games this season.
  • Mason Plumlee has led the team in rebounding in 28 out of 33 games this season.
  • This marks the 43rd 20-point game of Seth Curry's career.
  • Seth Curry has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Seth Curry had a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • This game was the third double-digit assist game of Quinn Cook's career.
  • This marks the 11th 20-point game of Mason Plumlee's career.
  • Mason Plumlee has eight straight double-digit point games.

Albany Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Jacob Iati and Peter Hooley) accounted for 45.9 percent of the points.
  • Peter Hooley accounted for 30.7 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Jacob Iati has led the team in scoring 10 times in 35 games this season.
  • Peter Hooley has led the team in rebounding five times in 35 games this season.
  • Mike Black has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Jacob Iati set a career high with six assists.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Luke Devlin.
ALB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jacob Iati361566301
APeter Hooley331385004
ALuke Devlin15911100
C+Mike Black361010202
CSam Rowley271022004
CJohn Puk26240110
C-Blake Metcalf11200010
-Gary Johnson10010001
DUKE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Seth Curry362662202
AMason Plumlee322382204
AQuinn Cook364311101
BRyan Kelly31861233
C+R. Sulaimon28721000
CTyler Thornton18500201
D+Josh Hairston13020000
-Amile Jefferson4000000

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