Jabari Parker doesn't want anyone to think he's a ball hog. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski still wants him to keep shooting.
Parker had 21 points and 10 rebounds in his fourth straight 20-point game, leading the sixth-ranked Blue Devils past UNC Asheville 91-55 on Monday night in the opening round of the NIT Season Tip-Off.
His season-high six turnovers -- he had a combined four in his first three games -- were a product of his repeated attempts to pound the ball inside to his teammates.
And that's something Coach K can appreciate -- to a point.
''A really good player isn't concerned about his points, and he's looking for his teammates to maybe have a better night and give them some confidence,'' Krzyzewski said. ''For a freshman to do that is very good. Look, he's exceptional. What he tried to do tonight was OK.
''I'd rather have him shoot it, to be quite frank with you.''
Rodney Hood had 15 of his 18 points in the first half for the Blue Devils (3-1), who never trailed and shot ...