Posted January 19, 2012 on AP on Fox
Wake Forest lost another game to an instate rival by double digits. At least this one wasn't quite as tough to take. Andre Dawkins had 21 points on seven first-half 3-pointers and No. 4 Duke beat the Demon Deacons 91-73 on Thursday night for their 13th straight loss at Cameron Indoor Stadium. But this has to count as progress for a Wake Forest team that six days earlier was embarrassed on its home court in a 36-point loss to a middle-of-the-pack North Carolina State team. ''I liked a lot of things (against Duke). We competed, we battled, we fought. We had some good shot opportunities ourselves. We didn't make them,'' Wake Forest coach Jeff Bzdelik said. ''Duke has a lot of firepower, and they were able to display that and use that tonight. When Dawkins wasn't making shots, other guys were making tough shots, too.'' C.J. Harris scored 20 points for Wake Forest (10-8, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), which had no answer in the first half ...
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