Duke upsets No. 7 Virginia 66-65 for 3rd straight ACC win
Duke Men’s Basketball takes on the University of Virginia Cavaliers in the first half at the Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 20, 2021 at Durham, North Carolina. “It seemed like everybody contributed to making a big play, big plays down (at) the end," Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said. BIG PICTURE:Virginia: The Cavaliers were coming off Monday's 81-60 loss to the Seminoles, marking their most lopsided ACC defeat in four years. UP NEXTVirginia: The Cavaliers host North Carolina State on Wednesday. Duke: The Blue Devils host Syracuse on Monday.
No. 21 Duke wins 75-65 at Notre Dame in ACC opener
The Blue Devils also outrebounded Notre Dame 33-23 and outscored the Irish 34-20 in the paint. Notre Dame has seven more games on its schedule against teams that are currently ranked. With two other games in the window canceled, Notre Dame represented Duke’s only contest over a span of 20 days. Notre Dame: The Irish face Purdue on Saturday as part of the 10th annual Crossroads Classic in Indianapolis. Notre Dame is 3-1 against the Boilermakers in Classic matchups.
Watts scores 20, No. 8 Michigan State beats No. 6 Duke 75-69
Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo has tested positive for COVID-19. 8 Michigan State beat No. “They are able to play at a consistently higher level than us due to their depth right now," Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said. Joey Hauser had 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Malik Hall added 10 points and 10 rebounds for Michigan State. “I’m going to smile and enjoy it because I haven’t done a very good job against Duke," Izzo said.