Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament - Duke Defeats North Carolina State 75-67 - Recap
Duke earned a 75-67 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday, getting 20 points from Jabari Parker at Greensboro Coliseum.
Duke won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread.
Duke got 16 points from Rasheed Sulaimon and another 14 points from Rodney Hood. Rodney Hood contributed 3 assists, while Jabari Parker cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
North Carolina State got a 21-point performance from T.J. Warren, who was supported by 13 points from Lennard Freeman. Tyler Lewis had 5 assists in a losing cause for North Carolina State, while Lennard Freeman grabbed 9 rebounds.
Duke hit the break leading 39-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored North Carolina State as they grabbed 28 boards, while Duke only had 27.