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ACC Morning Linkfest 1/18

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Last night, Duke defeated Georgia Tech 73-57, but the 16 point win wasn't decided until the second half.  At halftime, Georgia Tech led Duke by 1 point.  The Yellow Jackets were controlling the boards and forced Duke into 2 point shots and the Blue Devils struggled.  The Duke defense forced enough turnovers to keep them in the game though.  In the second half, Duke started the half on a 16-3 run behind 4 field goals from Mason Plumlee and Seth Curry's three point shots.  Duke never looked back after that and the Blue Devils cruised to the win.

For the second straight game, Amile Jefferson showed he is the Blue Devils answer while Ryan Kelly is out.  Jefferson finished with 6 points and 10 rebounds in the victory and the Blue Devils as a team were much better with him on the court.  Rasheed Sulaimon also bounced back with a solid game 15 points on 5-8 shooting (3-4 3PT). 

Today, make sure to check out ACC Live at Noon on the ACC Digital Network to hear Game Sim's predictions for this weekend's ACC games. No appearance for me today since I've been under the weather.

Duke/Georgia Tech Highlights

 Team Conf Pct Overall Pct
 Miami  4-0  1.000  13-3  0.813
 Duke  3-1  0.750  16-1  0.941
 NC State  3-1  0.750  14-3  0.824
 FSU  2-1  0.667  10-6  0.625
 Maryland  2-2  0.500  14-3  0.824
 Clemson  2-2  0.500  10-6  0.625
 Wake Forest  2-2  0.500  9-7  0.563
 Virginia  1-2  0.333  11-5  0.688
 UNC  1-2  0.333  11-5  0.688
 Virginia Tech  1-2  0.333  10-6  0.625
 Boston College  1-3  0.250  9-8  0.529
 Georgia Tech  0-4  0.000  10-6  0.625

 Injury Report 
Ryan Kelly (DU)
reinjured right foot - Feb return
Jason Morris (GT)
plantar fasciitis - Feb return
John Auslander (MD)
left tibia fracture, out for season
Reggie Johnson (MI)
broken thumb - mid Feb return
Jordan Vandenberg (ST)
Knee
Darion Atkins (VA)
shin splints
Marshall Wood (VT)
broken left foot

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