Legendary Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final dance will proceed for at the least yet another sport.
The No. 2 Duke Blue Devils superior to the Closing 4 on Saturday evening, beating the No. 4 Arkansas Razorbacks, 78-69, within the Western Regional Closing.
Duke took management of the bounce Friday evening, led 45-33 at halftime. Arkansas reduce the Blue Devils’ result in 5 with simply over 13 minutes to go, however Duke pulled again forward, protecting the Razorbacks scoreless for the following 3:16 of the second half whereas rising the lead 15 at 63-48.
4 Blue Devils completed in double digits. Ahead AJ Griffin had a team-high 18 factors whereas capturing 7 of 9 from the sphere. Paolo Banchero completed with 16 factors, Wendell Moore Jr. with 14 factors and Mark Williams with 12 factors.
Arkansas’ Jaylin Williams led all scorers with 19 factors on 8-of-17 capturing, with 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals. In the meantime, Stanley Umude and JD Notae completed with 14 factors apiece for the Razorbacks.
The Blue Devils advance to the Closing 4 for the seventeenth time in program historical past and a report thirteenth time underneath Krzyzewski.
Subsequent week in New Orleans, Duke will face the winner of Sunday’s Elite Eight sport between eighth North Carolina and fifteenth Saint Peter’s.
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