Duke Basketball: Cam Reddish’s best gives Blue Devils serious title hopes

Duke Basketball: Cam Reddish’s best gives Blue Devils serious title hopes

U.Va. forward Mamadi Diakite collided face-to-face Saturday night with teammate De'Andre Hunter with 4:39 left in the first half, resulting in Diakite laying face-down and almost motionless on the floor in front of Duke's bench for about a minute before walking to the locker room.

Duke swept the season series with the 81-71 win. Ty Jerome, who averages 13 points and 4.9 assists per game for UVA, is questionable to play tonight due to a back injury. Redick, 19 games in 2005-06). Zion Williamson added 18 points, making 6 of 8 field goal attempts. He is second in the ACC in scoring at 22.0.

"Keep in mind that Duke is the best shot-blocking team and second-best stealing team in college basketball".

The Zags have a 51-point edge over fourth-ranked Virginia.

The Blue Devils' first two made field goals were Barrett 3-pointers as Duke jumped to an 8-0 lead.

I'll never apologize for having that team No. 1. Gonzaga had it, Kansas got it back - and then Tennessee took it over after Duke, Virginia and MI all lost in the same January week, and the Volunteers haven't relinquished that spot since. The Vols beat Missouri and Florida last week.

Blue Devils guard Tre Jones said he was more startled to see Rondo, one of his idols, than James.

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While getting closer to resembling the sort of perimeter defense that entered the game against Duke surrendering just 24.7 percent shooting from 3-point range (best in the nation) will be critical against a UNC program that's third in the ACC in 3-point shooting percentage (37.9), U.Va. also has other concerns to address.

Virginia: The Cavaliers head to Chapel Hill to play No. 8 North Carolina on Monday night.

So the Vols remain at the top of the Top 25 And 1. Duke's 11 potential Top 25 games would tie Louisville, North Carolina and Virginia as the most in the country this season.

Gonzaga moved up a spot in the AP poll this week, was selected as the top overall seed in the West by the NCAA's selection committee and crushed WCC rival Saint Mary's 94-46 on Saturday. After the break, Reddish connected three times from deep as the Blue Devils pushed the margin to 52-41 in just over four minutes.

Late in the game, Hunter was open in the left corner and either lost control briefly or took too much time setting up for a 3-pointer.

Virginia definitely has been a team that consistently plays Duke tough.

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