Demon Deacons vs Blue Devils Final: 24-23 - Recap
|Demon Deacons vs Blue Devils Final: 24-23 - Recap|
Chris Givens was good for 147 receiving yards on Saturday as the Demon Deacons grabbed a 24-23 win over the Blue Devils at Wallace Wade Stadium.
Wake Forest won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 60.5.
Tanner Price completed 15 of 25 pass attempts for 215 yards for the Demon Deacons in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Juwan Thompson rushed for 62 yards for Duke, while Desmond Scott added 49 yards. Sean Renfree threw for 213 yards for the Blue Devils, while receivers Conner Vernon and Cooper Helfet had 59 and 46 yards respectively.
Duke outgained Wake Forest 372-305 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-13 by the Blue Devils.
Wake Forest lost the time of possession battle 38:07/21:53, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Wake Forest heads into a Week 9 battle against North Carolina. Duke, meanwhile, will have their next action against Virginia Tech.