Matthew Hurt Drops 22 as Duke Beats No. 7 Virginia in Shocking ACC Upset

Matthew Hurt Drops 22 as Duke Beats No. 7 Virginia in Shocking ACC Upset

Duke forward Matthew Hurt (21) aims a shot from the free throw line during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Miami, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

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Matthew Hurt racked up 22 indicate lead Duke to a 66-65 residence success overNo 7 Virginia on Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

Jaemyn Brakefield made the game-winning layup with 1:59 entrusted to place Duke up 66-65. Virginia missed out on 4 game-winning shot efforts down the stretch, consisting of a missed out on three-pointer from Kihei Clark with one 2nd continuing to be.

Jay Huff racked up 20 factors as well as got hold of 12 rebounds to lead the Cavaliers, that was up to 15-5 total as well as 11-3 in theACC Sam Hauser uploaded 19 factors, as well as Clark included 15.

For Duke, Jeremy Roach had 12 factors, as well as Brakefield added 11 off the bench.Wendell Moore Jr packed the stat sheet with 4 factors, 7 helps as well as 5 rebounds.

The Blue Devils boosted to 10-8 total (8-6 ACC).

Brakefield was the hero down the stretch, obstructing a Clark layup effort prior to adhering to up with his very own two-pointer to place Duke in the lead completely:

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Hurt place Duke in placement to win in the last minutes many thanks to his game-high racking up initiatives.

The student ahead fired 8-of-13 on Saturday, striking 5 three-pointers along the road.

He has actually currently balanced 22.3 factors on 75.0 percent capturing (77.7 percent from three-point variety) in his last 3 video games.

Hurt additionally came via in the clutch on protection, sticking to Clark as well as dispersing his game-winning shot right prior to time ended:

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Duke’s protection succeeded on numerous events, with Jordan (*22 *) (4 swipes) transforming a set of Virginia turn overs right into one pail of his very own as well as a two-pointer for Brakefield in the initial fifty percent:

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43rd take on the year for @j_gold11. Second tonight. He’s leading 10 country wide in swipes.

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enjoy to see it &#x 1f4a5;⚡️@j_gold11 once again

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Duke had the ability to obtain different payments throughout the beginning schedule as well as bench, assisting cause the success.

On the various other end, UVA gamers outdoors Huff, Hauser as well as Clark had an off-night, with the 5 various other turning participants collecting simply 11 factors, 7 rebounds, 5 helps as well as 2 blocks integrated.

The Blue Devils have actually currently won 3 straight as well as will certainly hold Syracuse following on Monday at 7 p.m. ET. UVA will certainly return residence to Charlottesville, Virginia to host North Carolina State on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in John Paul Jones Arena.