This block by Zion Williamson was off the charts

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The Blue Devils pulled away in the second half for an 81-71 win over the No. 3 ranked Cavaliers in what proved to be a fairly well-rounded effort.

Duke's three wins (3-1) over AP top 10 teams are also an NCAA high this season, while Iowa State, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia each have two.

"We were just in our zone and it's great to see when our team is like that", Barrett said. He and Barrett are the highest scoring duo in the country this season at 45.0 points per game.

"It's any given night for all of us", Reddish said after finishing 5 of 8 from beyond the arc, with three coming in a span of less than three minutes. "When we open up the defense with 3s, it just makes our driving lanes much bigger". He finished with 17 points.

"I thought we were a little slow to our closeouts", Bennett said.

"My players felt it", Krzyzewski said. I have good players, so maybe that little (shooting) room they took advantage of it without any kind of coaching.

The Blue Devils (21-2, 9-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) ended Virginia's 13-game home winning streak and won their third straight in Charlottesville. Duke's 11 potential Top 25 games would tie Louisville, North Carolina and Virginia as the most in the country this season.

Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome scored 16 points each for Virginia, but each was scoreless in the opening 15 minutes.

Duke's smoking hot shooting start to the game, including uncharacteristically good 3-point shooting, helped the Blue Devils lead by 14 points on two occasions and 35-22 with 4:18 to play in the half.

LeBron James sat under the basket at the Duke end of the floor and didn't get up to leave until about 1:15 was left on the game clock. "Just as a point guard, he's always been able to control the game". Suddenly, Williamson came out of nowhere to swat the shot into the crowd - jumping from well inside the arc to close out on the attempt. That win also came without freshman starting point guard Tre Jones, and having him back in the lineup could be a huge boost for the Blue Devils in this matchup on Saturday. When Barrett and Reddish shoot as well as they did Saturday, Williamson can be a part-time decoy who still manages to do plenty of damage.

Duke Blue Devils freshman phenom Zion Williamson has made his fair share of incredible plays thus far during his first (and surely only) collegiate season.

Duke enters Saturday as one of two remaining undefeated road teams, joining top-ranked Tennessee.

Bennett didn't hold practice Sunday and Monday for rest and recovery and indicated Jerome was moving the in the right direction with regard to his sore back he initially tweaked on January 29 in the early portion of a 66-65 overtime win against North Carolina State in Raleigh.



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