Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Andre Dawkins hasn't always been counted on to make the winning plays at Duke. Maybe that will change after Dawkins' performance at Clemson. Dawkins, a 6-foot-4 junior, mostly has come off the bench in his college career, starting 16 of 91 games. But on Sunday night he outplayed the starters, making five 3-pointers and scoring 24 points to help No. 8 Duke record a 73-66 victory over Clemson. Dawkins' showing was all the more clutch since star guards Austin Rivers and Seth Curry combined for 13 points, less than half their usual production of almost 28 points a game. ''Andre is capable of that if we do a good job getting him open,'' Duke forward Mason Plumlee said. ''He created stuff for himself as well. He met the challenge today and played just unbelievable.'' The Blue Devils (15-2, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) overcame a sluggish start to pull away from the Tigers (9-8, 1-2). Duke had to overcome a late rally by Clemson, which cut a 13-point lead to 68-64 in the final minut...
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