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Even though I wasn’t able to watch the Duke game yesterday, Thanksgiving is hands down my favorite holiday of the year. Gluttony is the name of the day and the Blue Devils got their fill of gopher yesterday. I thought that game was going to be a tight one, but like the elastic-waisted pants I put on last night Duke won the game by a wide margin. If, like me, you weren’t able to watch the game check out the links that Duke Of Hoops collected for you below.
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No. 5 Duke vs. Minnesota final score: Blue Devils pull away for 89-71 win
The No. 5 Duke Blue Devils beat the Minnesota Golden Gophers, 89-71, in first-round action at the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas on Thursday. Duke steadily wore down the Golden Gophers, and pulled away in the second half to notch the win. Duke created separation midway through the first half with a 10-2 run that stretched their lead to 23-13. Minnesota could get no closer than six points the rest of the way as the Blue Devils c...
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Mason Plumlee, a 6-foot-10 center who helped break VCU's pressure, had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 5 Duke to a 67-58 victory over the Rams on Friday night In the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Plumlee, who had 20 points and 17 rebounds in the opening-round win over Minnesota, brought the ball across midcourt several times in each half to help the Blue Devils...
Duke withstood intense pressure from Virginia Commonwealth’s “havoc” defense and only turned the ball over 8 times en route to a 9 point win in the Battle for Atlantis Semifinals. Mason Plumlee put up his 3rd double-double of the season and led Duke in scoring for the third game as well.
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Seth Curry scored 25 points and Mason Plumlee added 20 points and a career-high-matching 17 rebounds as No. 5 Duke's starters scored all but two of the Blue Devils' points in an 89-71 victory over Minnesota on Thursday in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Plumlee was coming off a career-high 28 points on 9-for-11 shooting from the field, 10 of 11 from the free throw...
By Josh Evans – If I was to tell you that Duke only had 2 points off the bench in a win against Minnesota, you would probably think that they lost the game. Well, they did indeed only have 2 points from the bench, but they won by 18! Duke’s starters combined for 87 total points today against a feisty team in Minnesota. Minnesota is the #5 ranked team for defense. They are athletic...
The Duke Blue Devils kept their impressive streak of in-season tournament win alive as they took care of Minnesota, 89-71 behind 20 points and 17 rebounds from Mason Plumlee.
Mason Plumlee posted another solid performance in Duke’s victory over Minnesota in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament.
Not to be out done was the performance of Seth Curry who scored...
It may not have been the NCAA Tournament but the Duke VCU game was no less entertaining as the Blue Devils held on to win 67-58 and advance to the championship game in the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament.
Mason Plumlee put up yet another double double showing he he is going to be a tough matchup for any team.
Duke won despite being out rebounded by the smaller VCU Rams. Mason Plumlee...
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Seth Curry scored 25 points and Mason Plumlee added 20 points and a career-high-matching 17 rebounds as No. 5 Duke's starters scored all but two of the Blue Devils' points in an 89-71 victory over Minnesota on Thursday in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Mason Plumlee and Seth Curry star as Duke won its opening round game in the Bahamas
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This should be an interesting one. There aren't too many teams that play harder than Duke, but VCU might be one of them. VCU is ranked #16 by Ken Pomeroy, they shoot the 3 a lot, shoot it well, and offensive...
It was a game the Gophers definitely needed after getting a full dose reality at the hands of the Duke Blue Devils the day before. Not just because beating Memphis would prevent them from dropping two in a row and souring their international exposition, but because Minnesota desperately needed to show their fans, the nation [...]
The Gophers start their run in the Battle 4 Atlantis with a game against the Duke Blue Devils. Join GopherDigest to chat about the game.