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1985–86 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team

The 1985–86 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team represented Duke University. The head coach was Mike Krzyzewski. The team played its home games in the Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina, and was a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

1985–86 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
Duke Athletics logo.svg
ACC Tournament champions
ACC regular season champions
NIT Season Tip-Off champions
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 1
APNo. 1
1985–86 record37–3 (12–2 ACC)
Head coachMike Krzyzewski (6th season)
Assistant coachBob Bender
Assistant coachTom Rogers
Assistant coachChuck Swenson
Home arenaCameron Indoor Stadium
Seasons
1985–86 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Duke 12 2   .857     37 3   .925
#6 Georgia Tech 11 3   .786     27 7   .794
#8 North Carolina 10 4   .714     28 6   .824
NC State 7 7   .500     21 13   .618
Virginia 7 7   .500     19 11   .633
Maryland 6 8   .429     19 14   .576
Clemson 3 11   .214     19 15   .559
Wake Forest 0 14   .000     8 21   .276
1986 ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

RosterEdit

1985–86 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 4 Tommy Amaker 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 155 lb (70 kg) Jr W.T. Woodson Falls Church, Virginia
G 12 David Henderson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Warren County Henderson, North Carolina
G 14 Quin Snyder 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Mercer Island Mercer Island, Washington
C 21 Jay Bilas 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Rolling Hills Rolling Hills Estates, California
G 24 Johnny Dawkins 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Sr Mackin Catholic Washington, D.C.
G 31 Kevin Strickland 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So North Surry Mount Airy, North Carolina
PF 32 Mark Alarie 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Brophy Prep Phoenix, Arizona
F 33 John Smith 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Fort Washington, Maryland
F 35 Danny Ferry 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Fr DeMatha Catholic Hyattsville, Maryland
F 40 Weldon Williams 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sr Crete-Monee Park Forest, IL
C 51 Martin Nessley 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Jr Whitehall-Yearling Whitehall, Ohio
F 55 Billy King 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Park View Sterling, Virginia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site
city, state
November 21*
10:00 p.m., Mizlou
No. 6 vs. Lamar W 66–62  1–0
 18  Henderson   7  Alarie, Henderson   4  Amaker  The Summit (1,250)
Houston, TX
November 24*
 Mizlou
No. 6 No. 16 UAB W 66–54  2–0
 18  Dawkins   11  Ferry         The Summit (947)
Houston, TX
November 26*
7:30 p.m.
No. 6 at William & Mary W 84–61  3–0
 28  Dawkins   7  Ferry         William & Mary Hall (6,400)
Williamsburg, VA
November 29*
 Mizlou/USA
No. 6 No. 18 St. John's
Preseason NIT Semi-Finals
W 71–70  4–0
 20  Dawkins   8  Ferry         Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
December 1*
 Mizlou/USA
No. 6 No. 5 Kansas
Preseason NIT Championship
W 92–86  5–0
 30  Henderson   7  Alarie         Madison Square Garden (8,598)
New York, NY
December 2*
7:30 p.m.
No. 6 East Carolina W 98–66  6–0
 25  Alarie   8  Alarie         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
December 4*
7:30 p.m.
No. 3 Vanderbilt W 84–74  7–0
 21  Dawkins   8  Ferry         Memorial Gymnasium (14,287)
Nashville, TN
December 7
9:00 p.m.
No. 3 Virginia W 72–64  8–0
(1–0)
 24  Dawkins   10  Henderson         Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
December 18*
7:30 p.m.
No. 3 at Davidson W 69–52  9–0
 13  Alarie   9  Ferry         Charlotte Coliseum (7,791)
Charlotte, NC
December 28*
1:30 p.m.
No. 3 Appalachian State W 88–46  10–0
 16  Dawkins   8  Bilas         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
December 30*
7:30 p.m.
No. 3 Northwestern W 78–55  11–0
 21  Dawkins   8  Ferry         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
January 4
9:00 p.m.
No. 3 at Maryland
Rivalry
W 81–75  12–0
(2–0)
 25  Henderson   7  Ferry, Henderson         Cole Field House (14,500)
College Park, MD
January 8*
7:30 p.m.
No. 3 St. Louis W 84–58  13–0
 21  Alarie   6  Ferry         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
January 11
12:00 p.m.
No. 3 NC State W 74–64  14–0
(3–0)
 24  Alarie   8  Henderson         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
January 13*
7:00 p.m.
No. 3 at St. Joseph's W 87–66  15–0
 22  Alarie   9  Alarie         The Palestra (9,208)
Philadelphia, PA
January 16
9:00 p.m.
No. 3 Wake Forest W 92–63  16–0
(4–0)
 17  Henderson   6  Bilas,Henderson         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
January 18
1:30 p.m., Raycom/JP
No. 3 at No. 1 North Carolina
Rivalry
L 92–95  16–1
(4–1)
 24  Henderson   7  Henderson         Dean Smith Center (21,444)
Chapel Hill, NC
January 21
9:00 p.m., ESPN
No. 2 at No. 4 Georgia Tech L 80–87  16–2
(4–2)
 26  Alarie   8  Alarie         Alexander Memorial Coliseum (7,126)
Atlanta, GA
January 25
9:00 p.m.
No. 2 Maryland W 80–68  17–2
(5–2)
 24  Dawkins   8  Bilas         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
January 27*
7:30 p.m.
No. 2 Harvard W 89–52  18–2
 14  Henderson   10  Bilas         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
January 29
7:30 p.m.
No. 5 Clemson W 89–78  19–2
(6–2)
 29  Alarie   7  Alarie         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 1
1:30 p.m.
No. 5 at Wake Forest W 68–58  20–2
(7–2)
 20  Alarie   9  Bilas,Ferry,Alarie         Greensboro Coliseum (13,300)
Greensboro, NC
February 6
7:30 p.m.
No. 4 at Virginia W 77–65  21–2
(8–2)
 20  Dawkins,Henderson   7  Bilas,Ferry         University Hall (9,000)
Charlottesville, VA
February 9
1:00 p.m., NBC
No. 4 No. 2 Georgia Tech W 75–59  22–2
(9–2)
 24  Alarie   9  Alarie         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 11*
8:00 p.m.
No. 2 Stetson W 85–66  23–2
 18  Dawkins   10  Alarie         Ocean Center (5,387)
Daytona Beach, FL
February 15
7:30 p.m.
No. 2 No. 17 NC State W 72–70  24–2
(10–2)
 24  Dawkins   7  Alarie         Reynolds Coliseum (12,400)
Raleigh, NC
February 16*
1:00 p.m., NBC
No. 2 No. 14 Notre Dame W 75–74  25–2
 22  Alarie   8  Dawkins         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 19*
7:30 p.m.
No. 2 Miami (FL) W 104–82  26–2
 18  Alarie   9  Ferry         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 2*
4:00 p.m., CBS
No. 2 No. 10 Oklahoma W 93–84  27–2
 28  Henderson   8  Henderson         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 26
7:30 p.m.
No. 1 Clemson W 77–69  28–2
(11–2)
 27  Dawkins   11  Henderson         Littlejohn Coliseum (8,736)
Clemson, SC
March 2
1:00 p.m.
No. 1 No. 3 North Carolina W 82–74  29–2
(12–2)
 27  Henderson   5  Amaker         Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
March 7*
No. 1 vs. Wake Forest
ACC Tournament
W 68–60  30–2
 22  Alarie   6  Alarie,Bilas         Greensboro Coliseum (16,242)
Greensboro, NC
March 8*
No. 1 vs. Virginia
ACC Tournament
W 75–70  31–2
 24  Dawkins   9  Henderson         Greensboro Coliseum (16,242)
Greensboro, NC
March 9*
No. 1 vs. No. 6 Georgia Tech
ACC Tournament
W 68–67  32–2
 20  Dawkins   8  Bilas,Ferry         Greensboro Coliseum (16,242)
Greensboro, NC
NCAA Tournament
March 13*
 ESPN (via NCAA Productions)
(1 E) No. 1 vs. (16 E) Mississippi Valley State
NCAA Tournament
W 85–78  33–2
                     Greensboro Coliseum (8,328)
Greensboro, NC
March 15*
 ESPN
(1 E) No. 1 vs. Old Dominion
NCAA Tournament
W 89–61  34–2
                     Greensboro Coliseum (12,096)
Greensboro, NC
March 21*
 ESPN
(1 E) No. 1 DePaul
East Regional Semifinal
W 74–67  35–2
                     Meadowlands Arena (19,454)
East Rutherford, NJ
March 23*
 CBS
(1 E) No. 1 No. 17 Navy
East Regional Final
W 71–50  36–2
                     Meadowlands Arena (19,454)
East Rutherford, NJ
March 29*
 CBS
(1 E) No. 1 vs. No. 2 Kansas
National Semifinal
W 71–67  37–2
                     Reunion Arena (16,493)
Dallas, TX
March 31*
 CBS
(1 E) No. 1 vs. No. 7 Louisville
NCAA Tournament Championship
L 69–72  37–3
 24  Dawkins   6  Alarie   7  Amaker  Reunion Arena (16,493)
Dallas, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Standard Time.

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Awards and honorsEdit

Team players drafted into the NBAEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GoDuke.StatsGeek.com. Retrieved 2015-May-31.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-05. Retrieved 2012-02-06.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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