Virginia Defeats Duke 31-21 - Recap
|Virginia Defeats Duke 31-21 - Recap|
Virginia earned a 31-21 victory over Duke on Saturday in Week 11 action at Scott Stadium.
The match was decisive in favor of Virginia, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 53.5.
Michael Rocco completed 15 of 29 pass attempts for 191 yards for the Cavaliers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Juwan Thompson rushed for 30 yards for Duke, while Desmond Scott added 14 yards. Sean Renfree threw for 303 yards for the Blue Devils, while receivers Donovan Varner and Conner Vernon had 132 and 64 yards respectively.
Virginia outgained Duke 356-337 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-15 by the Cavaliers.
The time of possession battle favored Virginia as their offense was on the field for 31:36, longer than the 28:24 of their opponents.
Next game, Virginia takes its act on the road to face Florida State looking for another win. For Duke, they head home to face Georgia Tech.