[private]Starting point guard Nolan Smith will be ready go in the Blue Devils ACC opener against Virginia Tech this Sunday night. Smith has practiced the last two days. "Nolan practiced the whole time today. He practiced the
whole time and he looks good. He wouldn't even tell you he was injured if it wasn't for the knee pads," said Duke player Kyle Singler during today's press conference. "He's meant a lot to our team and is ready to go," said Gerald Henderson. Smith was held out of the last half versus Loyola, Maryland after tweaking his knee.
Smith is averaging 10.9 PPG to go with 2.3 APG. The injury was a left knee bruise.[/private]