Men's basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Monday that senior guard Dahntay Jones and junior forward Nick Horvath have been added as captains to this season's squad.
"Both Dahntay and Nick merited this through their performances on the court, as well as with their leadership throughout the entire season," Krzyzewski said in a statement. "We feel good about them being formally named as captain.
Jones, who has been a vocal leader since the beginning of the season for the No. 8 Blue Devils (16-3, 6-3 in the ACC), currently leads the team in scoring 16.9 points while also pulling down 5.5. boards.
The Trenton, N.J., native also ranks first on the team in numerous offensive categories, in addition to being known as one of the country's top defenders.
Horvath has recently emerged as the leader of Duke's big men. The redshirt junior averages 4.9 points and 3.2 rebounds.
The pair join junior point guard Chris Duhon as tri-captains for the remainder of the Blue Devils' season.
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