January 22, 2007

Devils picking up the pace

This year's Duke team won't ever be confused with some of the up tempo versions of past Blue Devil squads, but Mike Krzyzewski's team is currently riding a three game winning streak thanks at least in part to a more free flowing and up tempo style.

But in a year when Duke's defense has been the catalyst for most of the Blue Devils' successes so far, it's no surprise that Coach K began with his defense when he described his team's quicker pace over the last three games.

"We're forcing more turnovers in the last few games. We've forced turnovers that have led to fast breaks, which helped," Krzyzewski said Monday.

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