Preseason NIT - Alabama vs Duke Wrap - Duke Wins 74-64
|Preseason NIT - Alabama vs Duke Wrap - Duke Wins 74-64|
Jabari Parker scored 27 points for Duke on Wednesday, leading them to a 74-64 victory over Alabama at Madison Square Garden.
Duke won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as favorites.
Quinn Cook had 17 points for Duke and Matt Jones chipped in with 13 points. Rasheed Sulaimon had 5 assists for them, while Jabari Parker was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Alabama got an 18-point performance from Nick Jacobs, who was supported by 11 points from Trevor Releford. Levi Randolph had 3 assists in a losing cause for Alabama, while Nick Jacobs grabbed 7 rebounds.
Duke hit the break leading 33-22 before taking care of business in the second half.
Duke won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-34.