1987–88 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team

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1987–88 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
Duke text logo.svg
ACC Tournament Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 6
AP No. 5
1987–88 record 28–7 (9–5 ACC)
Head coach Mike Krzyzewski (8th season)
Assistant coach Bob Bender
Assistant coach Mike Brey
Assistant coach Scott Easton
Captain Billy King
Kevin Strickland
Home arena Cameron Indoor Stadium
Seasons
Duke earned its sixth Final Four appearance in 1988, where they suffered a loss against Kansas

The 1987–88 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. Duke earned its sixth Final Four appearance in the 1988 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, where they suffered a defeat from the Danny Manning-led Kansas Jayhawks by a score of 59-66.

Roster[edit]

1987–88 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
C 30 Abdelnaby, AlaaAlaa Abdelnaby 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So Bloomfield Bloomfield, NJ
F 21 Brickey, RobertRobert Brickey 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Fayetteville, NC
F/C 45 Buckley, ClayClay Buckley 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Fr Wayne, PA
C 42 Burgin, GeorgeGeorge Burgin 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Fairfax, VA
G 13 Cook, JoeJoe Cook 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Lincoln, IL
F/C 35 Ferry, DannyDanny Ferry 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Jr DeMatha Catholic Bowie, MD
G 3 Henderson, PhilPhil Henderson 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So University Park, IL
F 55 King, BillyBilly King (C) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Sterling, VA
F 22 Koubek, GregGreg Koubek 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Clifton Park, NY
F 33 Smith, JohnJohn Smith 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Fort Washington, MD
G 14 Snyder, QuinQuin Snyder 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Mercer Island, WA
G 31 Strickland, KevinKevin Strickland (C) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sr Mount Airy, NC
Head coach

Mike Krzyzewski

Assistant coach(es)

Bob Bender
Mike Brey
Scott Easton


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

Roster
Last update: 2015-02-07

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
November 28*
7:30 p.m.
No. 15 Appalachian State W 110–74  1–0
 17  Strickland   8  Ferry   6  Ferry  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
November 30*
7:30 p.m.
No. 15 East Carolina W 94–45  2–0
 14  Koubek, Strickland   9  Ferry, Smith   5  Brickey  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
December 3*
7:00 p.m.
No. 13 at Northwestern W 79–57  3–0
 22  Strickland   8  Strickland   6  Snyder  Welsh-Ryan Arena (6,814)
Evanston, IL
December 9*
7:30 p.m.
No. 10 at Davidson W 105–71  4–0
 19  Abdelnaby   8  Koubek   9  Snyder  Charlotte Coliseum (6,513)
Charlotte, NC
December 21*
7:30 p.m.
No. 10 Harvard W 121–62  5–0
 28  Strickland   9  Brickey   8  Snyder  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
December 29*
8:30 p.m.
No. 9 vs. No. 8 Florida
Fiesta Bowl Classic
W 93–70  6–0
 21  Strickland   9  Brickey, Ferry   6  Snyder  McKale Center (13,284)
Tucson, AZ
December 30*
11:00 p.m.
No. 9 vs. No. 1 Arizona
Fiesta Bowl Classic
L 85–91  6–1
 25  Ferry, Strickland   7  Ferry, Smith   6  Snyder  McKale Center (13,270)
Tucson, AZ
January 4*
7:30 p.m.
No. 9 William & Mary W 101–70  7–1
 26  Ferry   7  Ferry   6  King, Snyder  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
January 6*
7:30 p.m.
No. 9 Miami (FL) W 107–69  8–1
 23  Ferry   8  Ferry   8  Snyder  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
January 9
4:00 p.m.
No. 9 at Virginia W 77–59  9–1
(1–0)
 29  Ferry   9  Ferry   5  Ferry  University Hall (8,005)
Charlottesville, VA
January 14*
7:30 p.m.
No. 7 St. Louis W 69–53  10–1
 18  Snyder   7  Abdelnaby, Strickland   6  Ferry  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
January 16
7:00 p.m.
No. 7 Maryland
Rivalry
L 69–72  10–2
(1–1)
 23  Ferry   11  Ferry   6  King  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
January 21
8:00 p.m.
No. 9 at No. 2 North Carolina
Rivalry
W 70–69  11–2
(2–1)
 22  Strickland   10  Ferry   7  Ferry  Smith Center (21,444)
Chapel Hill, NC
January 23
1:30 p.m.
No. 9 at Wake Forest W 103–70  12–2
(3–1)
 29  Ferry   6  Brickey, Ferry   6  Ferry, Snyder  Greensboro Coliseum (12,200)
Greensboro, NC
January 25*
7:30 p.m.
No. 9 at Stetson W 81–78  13–2
 22  Strickland   8  Ferry   4  King  Ocean Center (6,517)
Daytona Beach, FL
February 1
9:00 p.m.
No. 5 Clemson W 101–63  14–2
(4–1)
 18  Henderson   6  Ferry   5  King, Snyder  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 3
9:00 p.m.
No. 4 Georgia Tech W 78–65  15–2
(5–1)
 22  Ferry   9  Ferry   7  Ferry  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 6
2:00 p.m.
No. 4 N.C. State L 74–77  15–3
(5–2)
 21  Ferry   9  Strickland   5  King  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 7*
3:30 p.m.
No. 4 Notre Dame W 70–61  16–3
 16  Ferry   6  Ferry   7  Snyder  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 11
7:00 p.m.
No. 8 Wake Forest W 98–67  17–3
(6–2)
 19  Henderson   7  Koubek   8  Snyder  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 13
9:00 p.m.
No. 8 Maryland W 90–83  18–3
(7–2)
 33  Ferry   10  Strickland   6  Ferry, King  Cole Field House (14,500)
College Park, MD
February 17
7:30 p.m.
No. 6 Virginia W 73–64  19–3
(8–2)
 28  Ferry   9  Ferry   8  Snyder  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
February 20*
4:00 p.m.
No. 6 at Kansas W 74–70 OT 20–3
 21  Snyder   9  Brickey   5  Snyder  Allen Field House (15,800)
Lawrence, KS
February 24
9:00 p.m.
No. 5 at No. 18 N.C. State L 78–89  20–4
(8–3)
 20  Brickey   8  Strickland   7  Snyder  Reynolds Coliseum (12,400)
Raleigh, NC
February 28
4:00 p.m.
No. 5 at No. 20 Georgia Tech L 87–91  20–5
(8–4)
 24  Ferry   10  Ferry   12  Snyder  Alexander Memorial Coliseum (9,117)
Atlanta, GA
March 2
7:30 p.m.
No. 9 at Clemson L 77–79  20–6
(8–5)
 20  Snyder   10  Brickey   7  King  Littlejohn Coliseum (7,195)
Clemson, SC
March 6
1:00 p.m.
No. 9 No. 6 North Carolina W 96–81  21–6
(9–5)
 24  Strickland   9  Ferry   11  Snyder  Cameron Indoor Stadium (8,564)
Durham, NC
March 11*
No. 8 vs. Virginia
ACC Tournament • Quarterfinals
W 60–48  22–6
 20  Ferry   8  Brickey   4  Snyder  Greensboro Coliseum (16,500)
Greensboro, NC
March 12*
No. 8 vs. No. 11 N.C. State
ACC Tournament • Semifinals
W 73–71  23–6
 16  Brickey   11  Brickey   7  Snyder  Greensboro Coliseum (16,500)
Greensboro, NC
March 13*
No. 8 vs. No. 9 North Carolina
ACC Tournament • Final
W 65–61  24–6
 19  Ferry   10  Ferry   7  Snyder  Greensboro Coliseum (16,500)
Greensboro, NC
March 17*
 ESPN
No. 5 vs. Boston University
NCAA Tournament • First Round
W 85–69  25–6
 21  Ferry   8  Ferry   12  Snyder  Smith Center (18,619)
Chapel Hill, NC
March 19*
 ESPN
No. 5 vs. SMU
NCAA Tournament • Second Round
W 94–79  26–6
 31  Strickland   9  Ferry   12  Snyder  Smith Center (20,505)
Chapel Hill, NC
March 24*
 CBS
No. 5 vs. Rhode Island
NCAA Tournament • Regional Semifinals
W 63–53  27–6
 17  Ferry   12  Ferry   6  Snyder  Meadowlands Arena (19,591)
East Rutherford, NJ
March 26*
 CBS
No. 5 vs. No. 1 Temple
NCAA Tournament • Regional Final
W 63–53  28–6
 21  Strickland   8  Snyder   4  Ferry, King  Meadowlands Arena (19,633)
East Rutherford, NJ
April 2*
 CBS
No. 5 vs. Kansas
NCAA Tournament • National Semifinals
L 59–66  28–7
 19  Ferry   12  Ferry   5  Snyder  Kemper Arena (16,392)
Kansas City, MO
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

No one from the men’s basketball team was selected in the 1988 NBA Draft.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]. Retrieved 2015-Feb-07.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2009-05-05.