In a Battle of top 15 Teams, Duke Holds off Late Clemson Run on the Road 66-57; Grayson Allen Scores 19; Double-Double for Wendell Carter Jr.

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Duke in a surprising battle on the defensive end upends number 11 ranked Clemson 66-57. Duke since going with zone defense as their primary defense has rattled off 3 straight wins. Clemson played the Blue Devils tough, even without 2 of their best players Shelton Mitchell and Donte Grantham were missing from the Clemson lineup. Grantham lost for the year … Read More

Duke Heats up and Downs Virginia Tech 74-52; Grayson Allen Scores 25, Wendell Carter Jr. Notches a Double-Double

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The first 9 minutes were a struggling for Duke, even at home, against the Virginia Tech Hokies. In fact the Blue Devils turned it over 7 times in that time period. Keeping Virginia Tech within striking distance of the lead, Duke turnovers accounted for 11 of Virginia Techs 28 points at the half. Duke spent the next 11 minutes only … Read More

Duke Wins at Georgia Tech 80-69; Grayson Allen Scores 23, Wendell Carter Jr. Scores 19

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For most of Duke’s 80-69 victory over Georgia Tech Duke looked like a team worthy of top 15 ranking, pushing the lead over the Yellow Jackets to 26 at one point. As per usual with Coach K’s latest crop of young Devils, the second half happens. It’s not clear whether this Duke team simply lacks a killer instinct, whether they … Read More

UVA Downs Duke 65-63

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UVA entered Cameron as the number 2 team in the country and left with a victory as well as national validation. The Cavaliers held the Blue Devils to a season low 63 points as they went on to defeat Duke 65-63. The first half saw Duke put up a season low 22 points and trail the Cavaliers by 10.  The … Read More

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Puzzling Devils Pull Off Comeback at Miami 83-75; Gary Trent Jr. Scores 30

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Despite 19 turnovers and a 31-6 deficit in fast-break points, Duke wins at Miami. Duke played a tough Miami team close through the first half with the lead volleying back and forth 10 times. Duke ended the half with a Grayson Allen steal and a Gary Trent Jr. 3 pointer at the buzzer to go up 2 points. After a … Read More