Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Andre Dawkins led both an impressive Duke
perimeter shooting display and a pivotal second-half run that enabled the
17th-ranked Blue Devils to record an 80-65 victory over No. 18 Pittsburgh in a
key ACC clash.
Dawkins knocked down 6-of-7 attempts from 3-point range and netted 14 of his
20 points after halftime for Duke (17-4, 6-2 ACC), which broke open a close
game with a 12-0 surge that began with under 10 minutes to play.
The Blue Devils shot 13-of-25 from beyond the arc as a team en route to their
fifth straight win, with Jabari Parker and Amile Jefferson each recording
double-doubles in the triumph. Parker recorded 21 points and 11 rebounds,
while Jefferson finished with 14 points and 10 boards.
Lamar Patterson paced Pittsburgh (18-3, 6-2) with 14 points and Talib Zanna
had 11 along with 11 rebounds in the loss.
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