Found November 02, 2013 on
Both the Duke and NC State men's basketball teams were in exhibition action on Saturday. Let's take a look at how they did.
Duke 81 Drury 65
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Duke struggled early in the game against Drury on the glass and had problems slowing down the Drury motion offense. Duke trailed by as many as six points late in the first half, but settled down behind solid play from Rodney Hood and Amile Jefferson. Hood led the Blue Devils with 21 points and added 9 rebounds. Amile Jefferson finished with a double-double of 13 points and 16 rebounds. Rasheed Sulaimon didn't play for the Blue Devils as he has been under the weather.
NC State 87 Morehouse 62
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NC State was playing without Jordan Vandenberg who is out 4-6 weeks with an injured ankle suffered in the Pack's exhibition game on Wednesday night. NC State didn't have any problems though as the Pack jumped out to a hot start, averaging nearly 2 points per possession over the first quarter of the game. TJ Warren led NC State with 26 points and 10 rebounds, while Cat Barber added 11 points and 6 assists.
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Rodney Hood scored 21 points to help No. 4 Duke beat Drury 81-65 on Saturday in an exhibition game.
Amile Jefferson added 13 points and 16 rebounds for the Blue Devils, who rallied from a 38-34 halftime deficit. Quinn Cook scored nine of his 13 points during a 17-4 run for Duke early in the second half. Jabari Parker also scored 13 points for the Blue Devils.
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It wasn’t a thing of beauty but Duke was able to use a second-half burst to get past reigning Division II National Champion, Drury to conclude its exhibition portion of its schedule.
The Blue Devils 81-65 victory didn’t come without a few tense moments as the No. 4 team in the country found itself trailing by four at half-time. Duke used a strong all-around performance from...
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Duke sophomore grabbed 16 boards to help Duke fight off Drury on Saturday