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Williams dominates inside as Duke rolls into ACC blocks

Greensboro, New York. – Freshman Mark Williams set the season high in his second double-double with 23 points և 19 rebounds. Matthew Hart added 20 points, and 10th-placed Duke eased seventh-placed Louisville 70-56 on Wednesday night. to advance to the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Conference.

Williams is Duke’s third player in the last 25 seasons with at least 20 points և 15 rebounds in a consulting tournament, joining Marvin Bagley III and Shelden Williams, according to ESPN Stats & Info. Williams’ 19 rebounds were also the most by freshmen in ACC history.

Duke opened the second half during his second significant period of the game, scoring 17 of the first 22 points in six minutes, bringing the difference to 47-34. During the stretch, rem Jerem Roach had three 3-meter throws by the Blue Devils.

In the last 10 minutes, Louisville scored eight points three times, but could not come close, as Williams took over the paint, scoring 10 of his points in the last 11:03.

Duke (13-11) plays No. 15 Florida No. 2 on Thursday, which was postponed after the game on January 2 in the first game of January 2 due to Seminoles’ COVID-19 problems.

Duke played Louisville twice last season, losing twice because Williams did not play in the first game and the high point in Haart’s career was not enough in the second game.

Roach, DJ Steward և Wendell Moore Jr. each added nine points for Duke, who had no points. Williams was 14-19 on the field, and Hart scored 20 points for the 11th time this season.

David John Onson had 14 points and 13 rebounds in Louisville (13-7) and Carlick Ons added 13 points. Louisville started with just 2 shots from 13 ավարտ finished the game with 30.6%.

In the first half, each team had a double-digit run, but both scored from below 39%.

Hart averaged eight points in the first round of Boston College on Tuesday, leading to a three-point lead with 5:36 in the first half against the Cardinals to help 12-0 27. 13 lead.

The next 16 points were scored by Louisville after a five-minute, 11-second irony, with five points for Ons and John Onson, and Hart closing the score in the first half, giving Duke a 30-29 lead.


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