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No. 8 Duke Beats Oregon State Behind Career Days From Young, Filipowski

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PORTLAND, Ore. —ย Kyle FIlipowski and Ryan Young both turned in career-high performances on Thursday afternoon, as the eighth-ranked Blue Devils defeated Oregon State in their first game of the Phil Knight Legacy, 54-51. Filipowski scored a career-high 19 points en route to tallying his fourth double-double of the season, while Young grabbed a career-high 15 boards alongside 11 points.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Jeremy Roach started the day for Duke after a contested jumper rolled in to give the Blue Devils their first points of the afternoon.
  • Dariq Whitehead connected on his second three-pointer of the half at the 12:24 mark, giving Duke its first lead of the day, 13-11.
  • The Blue Devils took a 29-27 lead into halftime, with Whitehead and Kyle Filipowski leading the way with six points each.
  • Filipowski logged his fourth double-double of the season off an acrobatic old-fashioned three-point play, drawing Duke within 43-40 with just under 10 minutes to play.
  • Ryan Young joined the double-double club after two free throws with 8:59 on the clock.
  • Duke reclaimed the lead after Filipowski connected on a long three-pointer and Roach hit a jumper to put the Blue Devils ahead, 47-45.
  • The Westtown, N.Y., native pushed Duke’s lead to three, 52-49, converting on a putbackย layup with just over 30 seconds remaining.

Stay tuned for a full recap.

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