Recap - Duke Defeats Virginia Tech 66-48
Duke grabbed a 66-48 win over Virginia Tech on Tuesday, behind a 21-point effort from Rodney Hood at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Duke won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 20.5-point spread.
Duke got 15 points from Rasheed Sulaimon and another 11 points from Jabari Parker. Tyler Thornton contributed 7 assists, while Jabari Parker cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Virginia Tech got 15 points from Trevor Thompson in a losing cause and another 9 points from Jarell Eddie. Devin Wilson contributed 4 assists for them, while Joey Van Zegeren had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Duke were victorious, as the score was 32-20 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Duke as they grabbed 36 boards, while Virginia Tech only had 30.