Duke extends streak to 100 consecutive wins at home in nonconference games

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has won two national titles since the last time he watched his Blue Devils lose a nonconference home game.

The top-ranked Blue Devils extended one of the more impressive streaks in college basketball Thursday night to triple digits with a 76-54 win over Elon. Duke has won 100 consecutive home games against nonconference competition.

The last time Duke lost a home nonconference game was Feb. 26, 2000 when St. John's escaped with an 83-82 victory.

Under Krzyzewski, Duke has gone 244-11 at home in conference games. The Blue Devils put together a similar streak earlier in Coach K's tenure, winning 95 consecutive games from Feb. 2, 1983 to Dec. 2, 1995.

Duke extended the streak Thursday night behind another double-double from Player of the Year candidate Mason Plumlee, who scored 21 points and grabbed 15 rebounds. Plumlee is averaging more than 19 points and 11 rebounds a game, and if he can sustain that production when the competition improves in ACC play, he would be the first Duke player to average a double-double for an entire season since Shelden Williams did so in 2005-06.

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