The No. 4 Blue Devils stayed focused in their return to Cameron Indoor Stadium, jumping out to a 9-0 lead and never looking back en route to a 93-54 win against Furman Wednesday evening.
Revisiting the three keys to the game:
- Take advantage of a struggling Furman offense: The Paladins' 54-point showing was slightly less than their season average, but most importantly, much shorter of Duke’s 93. Furman shot an inconsistent 33.9 percent from the field and only managed to have 10 assists on the night. The Paladins also had problems handling the ball and getting to the charity stripe, but did shoot relatively well from the line, only missing two of their free throw 12 attempts.
- Contain Kris Acox: The Blue Devils' strong defensive effort included shutting down Acox. The Reykjavik, Iceland, native didn’t even take his second shot until 12:47 into the second half... Read more