Tag: Amile Jefferson
With 5:50 to go, Joe Harris found Malcolm Brogdon on a pretty backdoor cut and pass for an easy layup that gave top seed UVa. a 55-53 lead over #3 seed Duke.
North Carolina’s Marcus Paige, a second-team CoSIDA Academic All-America selection, Virginia Tech’s Jarell Eddie, a three-time All-ACC Academic honoree and Duke’s Jabari Parker, a nine-time ACC Freshman of the Week selection, headline the 2014 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Men’s Basketball team.
The #23 ranked Duke Blue Devils outlasted Virginia Monday night, beating the Cavaliers 69-65. Duke’s Rasheed Sulaimon hit a 3-pointer with 18 seconds to go and Amile Jefferson sunk 2 critical free throws late to seal the victory for the Blue Devils. Duke improves to 13-4 while Virginia moves to 12-5.
An 11-0 Virginia run erased an 11-point Duke lead, but the Blue Devils took the lead for good on a three-pointer from the left corner by Rasheed Sulaimon with 18.6 seconds left, and held on for a 69-65 win Monday night in Durham.