1996–97 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team

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1996–97 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
Duke Athletics logo.svg
ACC regular season champions
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Coaches No. 11
AP No. 8
1996–97 record 24–9 (12–4 ACC)
Head coach Mike Krzyzewski (17th season)
Assistant coach Tommy Amaker
Assistant coach Quin Snyder
Assistant coach Tim O'Toole
Home arena Cameron Indoor Stadium

The 1996–97 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.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

Seeding in brackets

  • West
    • Duke (2) 81, Murray State (15) 78
    • Providence (10) 98, Duke 87


Awards and honors[edit]

  • Mike Krzyzewski, ACC Coach of the Year
  • Mike Krzyzewski, Basketball Times National Coach of the Year

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

No one from the men’s basketball team was selected in the 1997 NBA Draft.[2]


  1. ^ http://www.databasesports.com/ncaab/tourney.htm?yr=1997
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-03-31. Retrieved 2009-05-05.