Virginia Tech Falls 88-56 to Duke - Recap
|Virginia Tech Falls 88-56 to Duke - Recap|
Duke cruised to victory on Thursday, running Virginia Tech out of the gym and running up an 88-56 score at Cassell Coliseum.
Bettors who backed Duke were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 13 at sportsbooks.
Duke got 22 points from Seth Curry and another 17 points from Rasheed Sulaimon. Mason Plumlee contributed 5 assists, while Mason Plumlee cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Virginia Tech got 22 points from Erick Green in a losing cause and another 14 points from C.J. Barksdale. Erick Green contributed 3 assists for them, while C.J. Barksdale had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Duke were victorious, as the score was 48-28 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Duke as they grabbed 34 boards, while Virginia Tech only had 25.