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Duke Falls 56-20 to Tigers - Recap

Duke Falls 56-20 to Tigers - Recap

Tajh Boyd's 344-yard performance through the air was the key in Clemson's 56-20 win over Duke on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Tigers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 12 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 67.5.

Roderick McDowell rushed for 83 yards, while Tajh Boyd added 72 yards in the win. DeAndre Hopkins and Sammy Watkins added 128 and 97 receiving yards respectively.

Shaquille Powell rushed for 38 yards for Duke, while Jela Duncan added 28 yards. Sean Renfree threw for 240 yards for the Blue Devils, while receivers Jamison Crowder and Conner Vernon had 167 and 47 yards respectively.

Clemson outgained Duke 718-342 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 34-21 by the Tigers.

The time of possession battle favored Duke as their offense was on the field for 33:07, longer than the 26:53 of their opponents.

Clemson heads into a Week 11 battle against Maryland. Duke, meanwhile, will have their next action against Georgia Tech.