Sulaimon scored 14 and fourth-ranked Duke shot bette
Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:20 am
Madison, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Tyus Jones had 22 points, Rasheed Sulaimon scored 14 and fourth-ranked Duke shot better than 65 percent to beat No. 2 Wisconsin 80-70 on Wednesday night in a marquee ACC/Big Ten Challenge game. Jahlil Okafor and Quinn Cook added 13 points each for the Blue Devils (8-0), who snapped Wisconsins regular-season winning streak over non-conference opponents at 23 games. Traevon Jackson led the Badgers (7-1) with 25 points, and Frank Kaminsky scored 17 on 5-of-12 shooting. The Blue Devils entered play having trailed for just 48 seconds over their first seven games and took the lead for good in this one when Sulaimons 3-pointer broke a tie with 14:13 left. Later, Cooks floater off the backboard capped a quick 7-0 burst for Duke and gave it a nine-point lead -- the biggest of the game by any team until Cooks late bucket provided the final margin. The Blue Devils kept their nine-point lead on Okafors dunk with eight minutes left. A 9-3 spurt keyed by a pair of Jackson 3-pointers got Wisconsin within 63-60, but Duke scored six in a row and the Badgers were never closer than six points in the last 2:53 of the game. Duke has won each of its first eight games by double digits for the first time since going nine straight to open the 2002-03 season. The Blue Devils shot 65.2 percent from the field, including 71.4 percent in the second half in an early-season meeting between two teams expected to make deep runs in the NCAA Tournament. It was the first meeting between the teams since Wisconsin knocked off then- No. 5 Duke 73-69 in Madison on Dec. 2, 2009 -- the Blue Devils first-ever loss in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Wisconsin fell to 199-22 at Kohl Center under Bo Ryan, who has coached the Badgers since the 2001-02 season. The Badgers, who shot 40.7 percent from the field, led by as many as four points in the first half and trailed 35-32 at the break. Game Notes Duke took a 2-1 lead in the all-time series. 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"Hes really pesky on the forecheck and hes making a lot of plays," Alfredsson said. "His speed gives him chances that other players dont get. The second goal was a perfect example." Early in the third period, Nyquist poked the puck off the boards to himself and charged up the ice early to flick a wrist shot from the right circle that beat James Reimers blocker. That goal seemed to set the Red Wings up for the victory, but they still had work to do. Jake Gardiner scored on a power play midway through the third to pull Toronto within a goal. The Maple Leafs appeared to tie the game less than two minutes later, but Nazem Kardris goal was waved off because he made a kicking motion to knock the puck in with the inside of his right skate. The Red Wings went ahead by two goals again with 2:33 left when Alfredssons wrist shot from the slot hit the back of the net on an odd-man rush that Gardiner lamented. "I thought we were going to come back at the end, but we made a mistake," Gardiner said. The Maple Leafs pulled Reimer to add an extra skater seconds later and James van Riemsdyk scored with 1:13 left, but couldnt get the puck past Howard again to extend the game past regulation. "Not a lot of space out on the ice," Toronto coach Randy Carlyle said. Reimer stoppped 28 shots for the Maple Leafs.dddddddddddd Detroit is desperately trying to move up in the Eastern Conference standings to extend its post-season streak to 23 with a fraction of the team it expected to have this season. Toronto is the first of two wild-card teams in the East, and the Red Wings wouldnt make the playoffs is they started Wednesday. "A huge win for us," Nyquist said. "Also very important they didnt get a point too and we got two." The Red Wings lost forward Justin Abdelkader to a leg laceration in Sundays loss at Chicago, leading to the team calling up 22-year-old Landon Ferraro, son of former NHL player Ray Ferraro. "I was a little nervous at the beginning," Landon Ferraro acknowledged. Ferraro said it was "awesome" to have both his parents watch him play his first game for the Red Wings. "It was real nice for both of them to be able to get in and be here for this," he said before chatting with his father in the dressing room after the game. Abdelkaders injury also put 25-year-old defenceman Brendan Smith at forward for the first time since he was a teenager against Toronto. The banged-up team, which had won just two of their previous seven games, took another hit against the Maple Leafs. The Red Wings started the game with numerous forwards, including Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg, due to injuries and lost defenceman Jonathan Ericsson because of a broken finger. "We get somebody hurt every day and they never come back," Detroit coach Mike Babcock said. "I guess hes out for a bit. I dont really know. A hand specialist is looking at him." NOTES: The Maple Leafs beat the Red Wings in their previous meeting, a 3-2 shootout on New Years Day in the Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium, after losing the first matchup this season 5-4 in a shootout at home. ... Abdelkader is expected to be out for two weeks. ... Toronto, which closed its road trip 2-3, hosts Tampa Bay on Wednesday. ... Detroits next game is Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Cheap Jerseys China NFL Jerseys Cheap NBA Jerseys Wholesale NHL Jerseys Wholesale MLB Jerseys Cheap Soccer Jerseys China Wholesale NCAA Jerseys Wholesale Football Jerseys Wholesale Basketball Jerseys Wholesale Baseball Jerseys ' ' '