Duke Tops Virginia Tech 67-55

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Kyle Singler had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Nolan Smith added 23 points and No. 6 Duke pulled away late to beat Virginia Tech 67-55 on Sunday night.

Jon Scheyer had 15 points for the Blue Devils (23-4, 11-2 Atlantic Coast Conference). They used a late 14-4 run to overcome their only deficit of the second half and earn their sixth straight victory.

Malcolm Delaney, the ACC's leading scorer, finished with 19 points for Virginia Tech (21-5, 8-4), which fell to 1-17 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. His 3-pointer capped a 13-5 run and put the Hokies up 45-44 with 9:55 left.

Smith followed with a three-point play roughly 30 seconds later and scored seven points during the decisive burst that followed. Scheyer finished the spurt with a 3 that made it 60-49 with 4:15 to play. Tech didn't get closer than six after that.


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