Jeremy Roach leads balanced Duke attack as Blue Devils beat Louisville in ACC basketball
With a well-rounded offensive strategy, Duke defeated Louisville on Monday night with a respectable victory.
In ACC basketball, five Blue Devils scored in double digits, with Jeremy Roach leading the way with 14 points as Duke defeated the visiting Cardinals 79-62.
The Blue Devils (20-8, 11-6 ACC) maintained their 14-game winning streak in Cameron Indoor Stadium while winning their third straight overall game.
While Duke led by as many as 17, Roach, the junior captain, scored 12 points in the second half.
In the last 8:33, he scored 10 points, giving the Blue Devils answers after Louisville again got within 10 points.
Jon Scheyer, the Duke coach, remarked, "Jeremy, I didn't believe he got off to the best start." He's our guy, though.
Kyle Filipowski added 13 for the Blue Devils, who shot 48.9% overall but shot 53.8% in the second half.
El Ellis, a Durham native, scored 21 points and JJ Traynor added 16 for Louisville (4-24, 2-15). The Cardinals shot 42.6%.
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