Nelson's 19 Points Lead No. 6 Duke Past Virginia, 86-70

Gerald Henderson scored 19 points to lead No. 6 Duke over Virginia 86-70 tonight.

The win sets up a showdown between the Blue Devils and top-ranked North Carolina for the ACC regular-season title on Sunday.

Sean Singletary led Virginia with 18 points, while Calvin Baker had 15 and Mamadi Diane scored 12.

Kyle Singler scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half for Duke, while DeMarcus Nelson had 16, Greg Paulus had 14 and Jon Scheyer had 10. The Blue Devils hit 12 3-pointers and shot almost 51 percent from the field.

The Blue Devils can now get him his 17th ACC title by completing a sweep of the Tar Heels on Saturday night at Duke.




 
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